Stephanie P.
Jones


Stephanie P. Jones, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of education at Grinnell College. She is also the founder of Mapping Racial Trauma in Schools.

Stephanie earned her B.A. in Philosophy and Rhetoric & Communications from the University of Pittsburgh. She continued her education at the same institution, earning a teaching certificate in English/Language Arts and M.Ed. in English Education. She recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a Ph.D. in Language and Literacy Education.

Her research focuses on the ways in which Black girls and women engage with literacies in and outside of the classroom, and specifically how those literacies can help shape culturally relevant and engaging pedagogy and curriculum for the secondary classroom. Learn more about her work here.

Stephanie is also a member of the Teaching Tolerance Advisory Board.

Articles by Stephanie P.

Ending Curriculum Violence

Yes, curriculum can be violent—whether you intend it or not. Here’s what it looks like and how you can avoid it.
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Abolitionists William Still, Sojourner Truth, William Loyd Garrison, unidentified male and female slaves, and Black Union soldiers in front of American flag

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