My primary research interest focuses on how issues of race, class and gender intersect and impact educational equity in urban schooling contexts. I locate my research within two theoretical frameworks: Critical Race Theory and Black feminist theories.
Additional Campus Affiliations
Professor, Gender and Women's Studies
Adjunct Research Professor, Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Dixson, A. D., & Hunter, J. D. (2022). "JUMP AT DA SUN": Black feminist influences on social justice pedagogy1. In Social Justice Pedagogy Across the Curriculum: The Practice of Freedom (pp. 181-199). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429352409-12
Dixson, A. D. (2021). But Be Ye Doers of the Word: Moving beyond Performative Professional Development on Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. Educational Forum, 85(4), 355-363. https://doi.org/10.1080/00131725.2021.1957633
Dixson, A. D., Royal, C., & Henry, K. L. (2021). School reform and school choice. In Handbook of Urban Education (pp. 120-147). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429331435-10
Ladson-Billings, G., & Dixson, A. (2021). Put some respect on the theory: Confronting distortions of culturally relevant pedagogy. In Whitewashed Critical Perspectives: Restoring the Edge to Edgy Ideas (pp. 122-137). Taylor and Francis Inc..
Lynn, M., & Dixson, A. D. (Eds.) (2021). Handbook of Critical Race Theory in Education. (2 ed.) Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351032223