Author/Co-Founder and Director, Race Institute for K-12 Educators
Ali Michael, Ph.D., is the co-founder and director of the Race Institute for K-12 Educators, and the author of “Raising Race Questions: Whiteness, Inquiry and Education” (Teachers College Press, 2015), winner of the 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. She is co-editor of the bestselling “Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice: 15 Stories“(2015, Stylus Press) and “The Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys” (2018, Corwin Press).
Ali also sits on the editorial board of the journal “Whiteness and Education.” Ali teaches in the Diversity and Inclusion Program at Princeton University as well as the Equity Summits with USC. Ali’s article, “What do White Children Need to Know About Race?,” co-authored with Dr. Eleonora Bartoli in Independent Schools Magazine, won the Association and Media Publishing Gold Award for Best Feature Article in 2014. She may be best known for her November 9, 2016 piece “What Do We Tell the Children?” on the Huffington Post, where she is a regular contributor. For more details see www.alimichael.org.