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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Allison D. Anders, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Educational Studies
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-0521

Wardlaw 141



Allison Anders earned her Ph.D. in Education from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.


Anders studies the everyday experiences of targeted youth and the k-20 educational settings they navigate, contexts of education, systemic inequities, and qualitative methodologies. Her research includes work with incarcerated youth, children with refugee status, and LGBTQ youth. 


 Anders teaches EDFI 747: Critical Race Theory, EDFI 730: Qualitative Epistemologies, Paradigms, and Theories, EDFI 731: Qualitative Research in Education, EDFI 836: Ethnography and Education, EDFI 845: Ethnographic Case Study, and Social Justice and Social Theory.


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