Loder-Jackson's research focuses on the historiography of African American education; urban teacher preparation, recruitment, and retention; and school, family, and community relations. Dr. Loder-Jackson is a member of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Association for the Study of African American Life & History (ASALH), and the History of Education Society (HES). She serves as an invited scholar on national initiatives focused on civil rights education for teachers and preserving the history of teachers in Birmingham.
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Reviews the historical foundations of critical race theory and its resonance and application in qualitative educational research.
Examines the pedagogical activism and vital contributions of Black teachers throughout the Black freedom struggle.
Elaborates on African American educators’ involvement in the Alabama civil rights movement.
Discusses historical and contemporary perspectives on education in the Birmingham metropolitan area, emphasizing longstanding political and economic tensions between urban and suburban school districts.
Examines school, community, and family relations in the contemporary urban U. S. South and Midwest.
Examines historical and contemporary perspectives on African American educators' involvement in the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement.