Rossier Dean's Fellowship
MA - Stanford University
BA - University of California, Los Angeles
College readiness and persistence for marginalized youth, Social Stratifications, Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.
Suneal Kolluri is a PhD student in the University of Southern California School of Education. He is a Research Assistant in the Pullias Center and currently works on a project funded by the First in the World grant that aims to expand college access for low-income youth through online gaming.
Prior to attending USC, he was a high school social studies teacher for ten years -- nine in Oakland public schools, and one as a student teacher in San Francisco Unified School District as a student teacher in the Stanford Teacher Education Program. He has received a number of accolades for exemplary teaching.
Teacher, 7 years - Oakland Unified School District; 2 years - Aspire Public Schools
Honors and Awards:
National Board Certified Teacher - Social Studies; Nominee, Oakland Unified School District Teacher of the Year (2X)
- Kolluri, S. (2018). Advanced Placement: The Dual Challenge of Access and Effectiveness. Review of Educational Research
- Kolluri, S. (2018). Student Perspectives on the Common Core: The Challenge of College Readiness at Urban High Schools. Urban Education.
- Kolluri, S. & Tierney W.G. (2018). “College For All?” in Capitalist America: The Postsecondary Emphasis in a Digital Age. Tertiary Education and Management. 1-12
- Kolluri, S. (2017). Politicizing Pedagogy: Teaching for Liberty and Justice at Urban Schools. Phi Delta Kappan, 99(4), 39-44.