Joyce E. King, Ph.D.
President of the Food First Board of Trustees.
Joyce E. King, Ph.D. holds the Benjamin E. Mays Chair of Urban Teaching, Learning, and Leadership in the College of Education at Georgia State University. She is a graduate of Stanford University where she received a Doctor of Philosophy in the Social Foundations of Education and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. As a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fellowship recipient, Dr. King studied women’s participation in grass roots social change movements in Africa, South America and France.
Her publications include the books Black Education: A Transformative Research and Action Agenda for the New Century; Preparing Teachers for Diversity; Teaching Diverse Populations; and Black Mothers to Sons: Juxtaposing African American Literature with Social Practice. Dr. King also serves on the board of directors of Our Developing World and the international women’s peace and justice organization, Women and Life on Earth (www.wloe.org).
Joyce has been voted president-elect of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), an association of 25,000 scholars. Her term as president begins at the conclusion of AERA’s 2014 Annual Meeting, after one year of service as president-elect.
Contact Joyce at drjoyceking at yahoo.com