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Dominique Horton is currently a fourth-year Ph.D. student in social work at the Brown School where her research interests focus on the impact of racism on the education, well-being, and social mobility of Black children and their families. She primarily examines these issues through the lens of K-12 education.

For current academic service, teaching & research projects:

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Previous Education:

Southern IL Univ. Carbondale (B.S. Journalism)
Southern IL Univ. Carbondale (MSW)
Loyola Univ. Chicago (Professional Educator’s License)

Research interests:

African American families; Anti-racist pedagogy; K-12 Education Policy, Equity, and Outcomes; Racism and Poverty; School Social Work; Social Work Education and Culturally Responsive Practice


Fellow (2022), Friday

Spencer Scholar (2022), ICQCM 

Fellow (2022), Pivot 314 Fellowship

Recent Publications & Other Media

Horton, D. & Crutchfield, J. (2022). Parent and Family Engagement Interventions to Improve Academic Achievement for Black Children: A Systematic Review. Urban Education. [Under Review]

Lateef, H., Horton, D. (2022).Culturally Responsive Practice with African American Youth. Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Social Work [Manuscript Accepted]

Horton, D & Hahn, M. (2022). Race Still Matters: reflections on a new tool centering student voice, equity and systemic change. Friday.

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