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LeAnna T. Luney


Dr. LeAnna T. Luney joined the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation as a Lyman T.  Johnson Postdoctoral Fellow sponsored by the UNited In True racial Equity (UNITE) Research Priority Area. Her research interests analyze how Black womxn and femme organizers cope and care for themselves at historically and predominantly white universities. She hopes to advance research in which policymakers create systemic change and educational resources that center the demands of Black womxn and femme organizers to improve racially gendered experiences in academia.

Dr. Luney received her PhD in Comparative Ethnic Studies in 2021 from the University of Colorado Boulder, a M.A. in Pan-African Studies from the University of Louisville in 2018, a B.A. in Psychology from Berea College in 2016, and a B.A. in African and African American Studies from Berea College in 2016.