Author Bio

Raven Jones Stanbrough is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University. Her teaching, research, and publications focus on literacy, culture, race, equity, and the educational and lived experiences of students of color in urban contexts. Dr. Jones Stanbrough creates and facilitates debate education programs to promote and expand educative thinking and creative engagement. She is also the Co-founder of The Zuri Reads Initiative (TZRI), which provides and organizes literacy-related events and resources for Detroit-area children, students, and families. When she is not teaching, playing Scrabble, or listening to The Clark Sisters, Dr. Jones Stanbrough can usually be found at Target, purchasing Legos and dresses for her daughter, Zuri Hudson. She can be contacted at: jonesrav@msu.edu.



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