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Tunette Powell, PhD

Dr. Tunette Powell is a mother, researcher and educator whose work is guided by the phrase, “Nothing About Us Without Us.” Dr. Powell earned her PhD in education with an emphasis on urban schooling at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Powell is a scholar of kinship, village engagement, trauma, racism and knowledge whose current research centers on school-induced collective trauma, addressing and repairing harm in education and the experiences of families, especially historically-marginalized families.

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