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Jackie Peng Successfully Defends her Dissertation

On February 19, 2024, Jackie Peng of LLC Cohort 23 successfully defended her dissertation and earned the title Doctor of Philosophy.

Her virtual defense went very smoothly and she gave an excellent presentation of her dissertation research, "Raising Mixed Kids in the 'Burbs: Mixed-Race Families Navigating Race, Identity, and Discrimination in Suburban Schools."

The LLC Program wishes to acknowledge the guidance and commitment of Jackie's committee:

    Dr. Ramon Goings, Language, Literacy, and Culture

   Dr. Pamela Bennett, Public Policy
   Dr. Keisha McIntosh Allen, University of Maryland, Department of  
        Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership
   Dr. Kindel Nash, Appalachian State University, Reich College of Education
   Dr. Joy Howard, Western Carolina University, College of Education 
         and Allied Professions
Congratulations, Dr. Peng!

Posted: February 20, 2024, 4:45 PM