Narratives can illuminate how, in an individual life, different dominant ideologies and power relations in society are maintained, reproduced, or subverted. When we examine society through the lens of the individual, we can better understand society and understand our place in changing it!
Dr. Russell holds a doctorate in Educational Policy Studies Social Foundations of Education from Georgia State University. She also holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in African American Studies from Temple University. Dr. Russell’s research interests include the use personal narratives as liberatory tools for African American women and womanist thought.
Click below to download Dr. Russell’s doctoral dissertation, which utilizes a life history methodology grounded in a womanist epistemology. Please view at the link below: