Eupha Jeanne Daramola
USC Provost's PhD Fellowship
MA, Urban Education, University of Pennsylvania
BS, Human Development, Northwestern University
K-12 Education Policy
culturally relevant pedagodgy, race and education; organizational and institutional theory; policy design; implementation; teacher professional development
Eupha Jeanne Daramola is a PhD student at the Rossier School of Education, working with Julie Marsh. She earned her bachelor’s from Northwestern University, majoring in Human Development. In addition, Eupha Jeanne earned a Master's in Urban Education at the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to USC, she taught 9th grade Literature in Philadelphia for the past five years, originally as part of the Teach For America program. As a teacher, she led workshops on her campus to train faculty on adressing cultural diversity in the classroom, something that informs her current research.
Eupha Jeanne's research interests include topics related to urban education, culturally relevent pedagogy, and teacher professional development. She is interested in the sucesses and barriers of leaders in K-12 districts implementing culturally relevant policies.
Research Assistant, Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California, (2017-present)
Teacher, Lenfest, Mastery Charter School (2012-2017)