Crystal R. Chambers

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Crystal Renée Chambers, JD, PhD, is a professor of educational leadership with expertise in law and policy in higher education, with a focus on race, gender, and intersectionality. Through her education policy expertise, she is adept at analyzing and addressing policy structures that reproduce systemic inequity in higher education. She is a 2018 Carnegie Fellow for her work on rural student college choice and is a co-PI on THRIVE@ECU, an NSF ADVANCE Adaptation grant. Her most recent books are Law and Social Justice in Higher Education, part of the Core Concepts in Higher Education Series (Routledge, 2016), and African American Rural Education: College Experiences and Postsecondary Pathways (Emerald, 2020).