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Kristen Jackson

Doctoral Student


Kristen Jackson is a 2nd year PhD student in the Graduate School of Education, studying Race, Inequality, Language and Inclusion. She hails from Southfield, Michigan, and attended the University of Pennsylvania for her undergraduate and master's degrees, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and a Master of Sciences in Secondary Social Studies Education. Prior to matriculating at Stanford, she was a high school history teacher, soccer and swim coach, and teacher lead in West Philadelphia. Her research interests lie at the intersection of Black feminism and inclusive education. When not reading for class, she enjoys staring contests with her dog, lifting heavy things, attempting to avoid injury during rugby and trying out new recipes.