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Chezare Warren

Associate Professor of Equity & Inclusion in Education Policy at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development

Chezare “Augustus” Warren, Ph.D. is associate professor of equity & inclusion in education policy at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development. He is a scholar of race and intersectional justice with an interest in understanding the conditions that enable Black boys’ education success.

A former secondary math teacher and school administrator from Chicago, Dr. Warren is the recipient of numerous national recognitions for his scholarship including the 2018 American Educational Research Association Teaching and Teacher Education Early Career Award. He is the author of “Centering Possibility in Black Education” and the award-winning “Urban Preparation: Young Black Men Moving from Chicago’s South Side to Success in Higher Education,” and has written more than 35 articles, reports, and book chapters. He is a widely sought-after consultant on issues of education equity and has held visiting faculty appointments at Stanford University, the University of Pennsylvania, and New York University.

Speaking in

Art + Academe

Day 2: November 15, 2022 | 3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., Special Feature

Art + Academe is a conversation in two acts. Act I is a panel discussion among three leading scholars of Black education about the ways that art both facilitates their well-being and influences the justice orientation of their scholarly work. Act II is a live music performance featuring two of the panelists, Augustus and Decoteau.