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Jennifer Grace, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3521
Office: B1111-8


Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

  • Equity Focused Leadership
  • School to Prison Pipeline
  • Race and Racism in Education


  • Grace, J. E., & Nelson, S. L. (2019). "Trying to survive": A critical race analysis of Black males' responses to the school-to-prison pipeline. Leadership & Policy in Schools, 18(4), 664-680.
  • Nelson, S.L., & Grace, J. E., (2016). The right to remain silent in New Orleans: The role of self-selected charter school boards on the school-to-prison pipeline. Nova Law Review, 40, 447–492.

Courses (Current Academic Year)

  • ADSU 6132 Curriculum

Research Projects

  • Disproportionate Discipline
  • Pre-Service Teachers of Color Educational Experiences 
  • Anti-Racist School Leadership

Awards and Accomplishments

  • American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE) Dissertation Award