Eshe Price is a Ph.D. candidate in urban education in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Education at Rowan University. Her dissertation examines the schooling experiences of Black girls in predominantly white, suburban and rural communities through mixed-methods research. Through her research, Eshe aims to position Black girls as the experts to guide support for Black girls in schools. Recently, she received dissertation funding from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division G. Additionally, Eshe is interested in the use of critical quantitative methods as a tool for social justice research.
Along with being a Ph.D. student, Eshe is an education research coordinator for a local school district, data manager at Rowan’s Partnership for Equity and Educational Research (PEER) Lab, and she teaches at Rowan and Bryn Mawr College. However, her most important role is being a parent.
Eshe holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Towson University and a master’s degree in bilingual special education from George Washington University. She is certified in elementary education, ESL, special education and supervision in New Jersey and Maryland. Eshe has over 10 years of experience teaching and leading in urban schools. She can be found on Twitter at @esheprice.