As a Lecturer, Stephanie teaches courses for the Program and coordinates the Race & Ethnicity Engagement efforts between IGR and the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. A Chicago native, Stephanie completed her master’s degree and PhD in Educational Policy Studies – Social Foundations at the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago. While there, she worked with the Dialogue Initiative, facilitating social justice education courses for first-year students and building and leading facilitator training. She also worked as an Educator for the Women’s Leadership & Resource Center/Campus Advocacy Network, the University’s advocacy center for survivors of interpersonal violence. When she’s not teaching or researching, Stephanie is practicing or teaching yoga, perfecting a new recipe, or spending time with family and friends.