Manya is a developmental educational psychologist. She attended Dartmouth College where she received her BA in Psychology before attending Vanderbilt University for graduate school. At Vanderbilt, Manya received an MS and PhD in developmental psychology in addition to completing considerable coursework in the department of Teaching and Learning. While in graduate school she worked as a cognitive skills trainer and educational consultant before completing a two-year post doctoral fellowship. She is now an Assistant Professor of Education at Colorado College.
Here are some of my favorite and most relevant blog posts about diversity and equity in education.
Whose race is it? How Race to the Top exacerbates inequalities
The reproduction of white privilege in higher education
Why parents and teachers have little to do with students' educational opportunities
Unequal school funding explained
Engaging Hard-to-Reach Parents
Warm Demander Pedagogy
Preparing a Quality Application
Identifying Learning Disabilities & Giftedness