Team

Leadership

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel

Faculty Director

Lee Teitel is the faculty director of Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE (RIDES). Lee teaches courses on integrated

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Amber K. Boyd

Amber K. Boyd

Program Coordinator

Amber K. Boyd is the RIDES Program Coordinator. Amber worked in strategic planning consulting, marketing, and graphic design before answering her life’s

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Kim Bridges

Kim Bridges

Team Lead for Policy Research

Kim Bridges has a background in communications and education policy, governance, and administration. As an elected school board leader in an urban system,

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Dr. Stacey L. Scott

Dr. Stacy L. Scott

Senior Consultant and Team Lead for Practices Research

Dr. Stacy L. Scott is the President of the Center for Understanding Equity.  He has worked as an educator, superintendent, psychologist, coach and

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Jordy Sparks

Jordy Sparks

Team Lead for Perception Research

Serving at the intersection of education, equity, and justice, Jordy is committed to working as a teacher and education leader of public schools. Jordy

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Research Team

Mark Chin

Mark Chin

Practices Research Team

Mark is a Ph.D. candidate in Education Policy and Program Evaluation at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His research centers on promoting racial

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Tony Emerson

Tony Emerson

Practices Research Team

Tony is studying in the Educational Leadership Doctorate program at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. He has worked with a variety of school systems

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Harold Hinds

Harold Hinds

Policy Research Team

Harold is a staff attorney with Advocates for Children of New York (AFC). Harold works directly with low income families with children enrolled in New York

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Julia Jeffries

Julia Jeffries

Practices Research Team

Julia is a Ph.D. candidate in Culture, Institutions, and Society at Harvard University. Her research interests focus on race and racism in schools. Her goal

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Annika Jessen

Annika Jessen

Practices Research Team

Annika Jessen is pursuing a Master’s Degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Human Development and Psychology. Before coming to Harvard,

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Peter Mitchell

Peter Mitchell

Perception Research Team

Peter Mitchell is a master’s student at Harvard who is studying ways of integrating Catholic and Protestant schools in post-conflict Northern Ireland.

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Ellis Reid

Ellis Reid

Perception Research Team

Ellis recently relocated from the San Francisco Bay Area, where he worked for the past three years at Next Generation Scholars, a college access program

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Vivian Tam

Vivian Tam

Practices Research Team

Vivian Tam was born and raised in China and Hong Kong. She is an educator and an advocate for children. Vivian brings to RIDES years of international

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Alison Welcher

Alison Welcher

Practices Research Team

Alison Welcher has served as a teacher, school leader, and district administrator in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (NC). As a school leader, she led a middle school turnaround leading to local, regional and national recognition, Read more about Alison Welcher