March 6, 2019: Na'ilah Suad Nasir and Eve Tuck

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm

  • Na’ilah Suad Nasir
    President, Spencer Foundation

About the Speakers

Na’ilah Suad Nasir

  • President, Spencer Foundation

Na'ilah Suad Nasir is the sixth President of the Spencer Foundation, which supports research about education. She was a faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley from 2008-2017 where she served as Vice-Chancellor of Equity and Inclusion at UC Berkeley from November 2015. Nasir earned her PhD in Educational Psychology at UCLA in 2000, and was a member of the faculty in the School of Education at Stanford University from 2000 –2008. Her work focuses on issues of race, culture, learning, and identity. She is the author of Racialized Identities: Race and Achievement for African-American Youth and has published numerous scholarly articles. Nasir is a member of the National Academy of Education and a fellow of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). In 2016 she was the recipient of the AERA Division G Mentoring Award.


Racial storylines and implications for learning. Human Development

STEM-focused academies in urban schools: Tensions and possibilities. Journal of the Learning Sciences

Seminar Slides