Jasmine Porter-Rallins is a doctoral student in the Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Her research interests include the history of African American boarding schools, the evolution and impact of the Afrocentric school model, and the relationship between sense of belonging and academic achievement for Black students.
Prior to coming to UIUC, Jasmine worked in education as a middle school science teacher in Boston Public Schools (MA) and Fulton County Public Schools (GA), a program director for the federally funded Upward Bound Program, and as an adjunct professor at Tufts University and Northeastern Illinois University.
Graduate Advisor: Dr. Yoon Pak
Expected Graduation Year: 2023
Ph.D. Student, Education Policy, Organization & Leadership in Social Sciences & Education Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.Ed., International Education Policy, Harvard Graduate School of Education
B.A., Economics, Spelman College