Erin Sanborn, M.Ed.
Erin Sanborn is a first-year Graduate Research Assistant for the Great Lakes Equity Center and the Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Urban Education Studies, at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, concentrating on the areas of Critical Whiteness Studies and Teacher Education. Her research interests consist of analyzing teacher identity and teacher learning and the ways that whiteness impacts individual ability to analyze positionality and how this affects actions/interactions with students and families (specifically historically marginalized) as well as pedagogical decisions. Prior to working at the Equity Center, Erin served as a middle years English and Social Studies teacher as well as a middle years School Counselor within the cities of Indianapolis and Philadelphia.