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Mercy Agyepong

Assistant Professor of Sociology of Education

Applied Statistics, Social Science, and Humanities

Mercy Agyepong conducts research on urban education, race and ethnicity, Africana/African diaspora studies, immigrant youth education, postcolonial theory, anti-Blackness, and ethnography. Her recent work investigates the racialization of Black immigrants in urban schools and the impact of Africanness and Blackness on educational experiences and academic achievement. She has contributed to Critical Theory and Qualitative Data Analysis in Education (Routledge Press, 2018) and Erasing Invisibility, Inequity, and Social Injustice of Africans in the Diaspora and the Continent (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017).

Programs

Sociology of Education

In this program you will learn to analyze educational problems and issues, such as educational equity, using a sociological lens.