“There must exist a paradigm, a practical model for social change that includes an understanding of ways to transform consciousness that are linked to efforts to transform structures.”
Dr. Traci Baxley is an Associate Professor and the Coordinator of the Social Foundations: Multicultural Education Program Area. She received her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, with an area of specialization in Literacy. Prior to higher education, Dr. Baxley proudly served as an elementary classroom teacher in the public school system. Her research interests include Multicultural Literature, Critical Literacy, Racial Identity Development and Urban Education. Her service and scholarship focus on developing partnerships with under-represented groups in the schools and the community.
”The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place.”
-Marian Wright Edelman