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Felicia Mensah

Teachers College, Columbia University
Professor of Science Education/Vice Chair, Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Felicia Moore Mensah | @docmensah | she, her (Ph.D., Florida State University) is Professor of Science Education and Vice Department Chair of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University (New York City). She has published extensively, where her work addresses issues of diversity, equity, and identity in science education. Her most recent research utilizes critical race theory and intersectionality to transform teacher education research and practices by looking at the experiences of Teachers of Color and preparing future teacher educators for racial literacy. Dr. Mensah was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year (ASTE); ​the 2012 ​Early Career Award, Division K Teaching and Teacher Education ​(AERA)​; and an Equity and Ethics Scholar in 2005 (NARST). Dr. Mensah is ​a ​Past President of Sisters of the Academy Institute, or SOTA, an organization that supports the success of Black women in higher education. Among other activities, she is co-editor of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching (JRST), and a Lead Editor of Cultural Studies of Science Education. She is also the founding Associate Director of CITED, the Center for Innovation in Teacher Education & Development, which is a joint endeavor of King’s College, London, and Teachers College, New York City, with the aim to promote and study critical innovation in the field of teacher education.

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