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Lacey Corbett

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Missouri-St Louis
Chapter Member: Confluence SSN
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About Lacey

Corbett's research focuses on equity in education, issues related to de facto residential segregation in the St. Louis region, and public policy. Overarching themes in her writings include racial equity and social justice. Corbett serves as a Graduate Assistant for the Neighborhood Leadership Fellows program at Creating Whole Communities and as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Community Innovation and Action Center; both positions are held at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

In the News

Opinion: "Closing Doors: Race and Opportunity in St. Louis Schools," Lacey Corbett, Dissent, January 6, 2021.
Research discussed by Burk Krohe, in "MSW student contributes to Forward Through Ferguson with COVID-19 research," UMSL Daily, July 29, 2020.
Opinion: "The Virtual Learning Apartheid & COVID-19—Who’s Left Behind? | #StillCompromising, Ep. 5," Lacey Corbett (with Cristian Vargas), Forward, July 16, 2020.


"The State of Education Reform: What Has and Hasn’t Changed in St. Louis Education?," forthcoming.

Looks at the state of education reform through Ferguson's annual state

"Still Separate, Still Unequal: A Call To Level the Uneven Education Playing Field in St. Louis," (with Karishma Furtado, Cristian Vargas, and David Dwight IV), September 30, 2020.

Looks at the upstream factors of an inequitable education system across the St. Louis, MO region.