Dr. Reka Barton on Centering Black Girls in the Conversation and Owning Her Doctoral Journey
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Dr. Reka Barton received a Ph.D. in education from the joint doctoral program with San Diego State University and Claremont Graduate University. Today, she works as a diversity postgraduate faculty fellow for the School of Leadership and Educational Sciences at the University of San Diego. Having worked in education in various capacities before beginning her doctoral studies, Dr. Barton is a visual researcher studying the experience of Black girls at the intersections of race, language, and equity. Tuning in today, she shares her insights about learning the unique language of a doctoral program, distilling and discerning well-meaning advice that may not be for you and navigating the academic job market as a very recent graduate.
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