Conventional wisdom has it that education is the great equalizer in a society. Notwithstanding, access to higher education and terminal degrees have t proven synymous with the establishment of legitimacy for many voices. Academics and scholars of color continue to confront barriers constituent of the racialized, gendered, and class(ed) baggage characterizing dominant social relations. In I've Got a Story to Tell different members of academe struggle with the institutionalized constructs that pose real challenges to the transformation and democratization of higher education.
The Editors: Sandra Jackson is Associate Professor of Education at DePaul University. Chicago. She has coedited Beyond Comfort Zones in Multiculturalism and has written on teacher education, curriculum studies, and gender issues in education. She is currently working on projects related to education and democracy in education in South Africa as well as identity - place and belonging. Jose Solis Jordan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations at the University of Puerto Rico. He has written and edited three books related to educational theory and its foundations. Currently Professor Solis Jordan is researching the relationship between identity and the space-time dynamic as these inform a sense of belonging.
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