Davinah Sharnese Smith

Penn GSE Faculty Davinah Sharnese Smith
Postdoctoral Fellow
Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Division


(215) 898-7381
  • Ph.D. (Urban Education) Temple University, 2017
  • M.S.Ed. (Elementary Education) Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • B.S. (Economics) The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
Areas of Expertise
  • Critical race theory (CRT) in education
  • Access and equity
  • Intersectionality
  • Multilevel modeling
  • Teacher education
  • Urban education

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