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Educational Studies

Meet the Faculty

Sabina Vaught Sabina E. Vaught
Associate Professor of Education, Director of Educational Studies Program
Sabina Vaught is Associate Professor and Director of Educational Studies in the Department of Education and has been a member of the department since 2006. She completed her doctoral work in the Departments of Educational Policy Studies and Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her research examines the institutional contexts and dynamics of race, gender, schooling, and power.
John Perella John Perella
Part-Time Faculty
John Perella is an Adjunct Professor in the Educational Studies Department, and the Headmaster at Medford High School since 2012. He completed his doctoral work in the Leadership in Urban Schools Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. His research examines educational leadership and the historical development of public education with a critical focus on contemporary neoliberal reform.
Shameka Powell Shameka Powell
Assistant Professor
Shameka N. Powell is an Assistant Professor of Educational Studies and affiliated with the Master of Arts in Teaching program in the Department of Education. She completed her doctoral work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her research focuses on equality of educational opportunity and the intersections of race, class, gender in school spaces.