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Dana L. Mitra

Pennsylvania State University

Dana L. Mitra is Professor of Education Policy Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. She recently released a book with Teacher’s College Press entitled The Empowered Professor: Breaking the Unspoken Codes of Inequity in Acad­­emia. Dana is founding editor of the International Journal of Student Voice and Co-Editor of The American Journal of Education. She has published over 40 papers on the topics of student voice, civic engagement, and making a difference. The second edition of her textbook—Educational Change and the Political Process has just been published with Routledge. Previous books include Civic Education in the Elementary Grades: Promoting Engagement in an Era of Accountability and Student voice in school reform: Building youth-adult partnerships that strengthen schools and empower youth

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