Darlene V Russell
Professor • Educational Leadership and Professional Studies
Dr. Russell is the founder of the Nurturing Culturally Responsive Equity Teachers (NCRET) Project, which focuses on implementing a culturally responsive and anti-racist curriculum in secondary classrooms. Dr. Russell and NCRET scholars have presented at national conferences in over fifteen states. She is also the founder of My Sisters’ Nest, a mentoring group for female college students from underrepresented groups. Her research agenda orbits around critical race theory, culturally responsive pedagogy and Black feminist epistemologies.
English Education, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Leadership, Black Female Professoriate Epistemologies
Fellowships, Grants and Research
Mosaic voices: Examining the literacy experiences of African American and Latino/a students in college remedial reading courses
Notable Courses Taught