Stephanie P. Jones is an assistant professor education at Grinnell College. Her courses include: "Principles of Education in a Pluralistic Society" and a special topics course on "Teaching Risky Texts in the Classroom." She recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a Ph.D. in language and literacy education.
Stephanie earned her B.A. in Philosophy and rhetoric and communications from the University of Pittsburgh. She continued her education at the same institution earning a teaching certificate in English/Language Arts and M.Ed. in English Education.
Her research focuses on the ways in which black girls and women engage with literacies in and outside of the classroom, and specifically how those literacies can help shape culturally relevant and engaging pedagogy and curriculum for the secondary classroom.