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Amber Neal-Stanley

Assistant Professor Curriculum StudiesCurriculum and Instruction

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Amber M. Neal-Stanley, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum Studies in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Purdue University. Her research agenda converges at the intersections of critical Black studies in education, abolitionist teaching, Black feminist qualitative approaches, and spirituality in education. Informed by her lived experiences, memories and herstories as a Detroit Public School (DPS) student as well as appointments as a social worker and public elementary school teacher, Dr. Neal-Stanley is committed to preparing the next generation of teachers to address structural inequity, (re)member Black radical traditions, and utilize intersectional analyses and humanizing pedagogical and research approaches. An award-winning educator and scholar, Dr. Neal-Stanley was recently granted the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research.

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