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2023 Research Day Quad-Chairs

  • Spelman Professor Celeste Lee
    Dr. Celeste Lee is an assistant professor of sociology at Spelman College. Her research centers understanding the ways in which ethno-racial groups experience and understand racialization processes. Her areas of expertise include racial and ethnic inequality, ideology, youth, education, and sociology of health.
  • Kathleen Wessel
    Kathleen Wessel, senior lecturer of dance performance and choreography at Spelman, teaches dance writing, theory, composition and technique courses. She also directs the Spelman Dance Theatre and curates “Studio Sessions,” the Department of Dance Performance and Choreography's master class series.
  • Patricia Ventura
    Patricia Ventura is associate professor of English at Spelman College, Atlanta GA. Her research and teaching center on American studies, cultural studies, critical theory, and visual culture.
  • Headshot of Shanina Sanders
    Shanina Sanders Johnson, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. She introduced culturally relevant teaching into the organic lectures and labs at Spelman to engage students and promote science identity among Black women.




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 Sponsors 2024

RISE - Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement
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