Letitia Basford

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Topic: “Whose Crisis Is It”

Letitia Basford is an associate professor of Teacher Education at Hamline University. Her teaching and research interests focus on students’ equitable access to education, with a focus on culturally responsive pedagogy and restorative school practices. Her research spans from capturing the experiences of Somali and Hmong youth in culturally specific charter schools, to documenting a family’s experience school-to-prison-pipeline, to investigating how schools are working to prevent that pipeline and be more inclusive places through culturally sustaining practices.