2023 Susan Gay Travel Scholarship Recipient
Micaela Y. Harris
Micaela Y. Harris is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Mathematics and Science Education specialization in the Learning, Teaching and Diversity program at Vanderbilt University. She received her B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Mathematics from Spelman College, her post-baccalaureate certificate in Mathematics from Smith College, and her MAT in Math Education from Tufts University. Prior to her doctoral studies at Vanderbilt, Micaela leveraged her interdisciplinary background to teach secondary mathematics in Boston, MA and Houston, TX. At Peabody, Micaela centers her research on the intersectional experiences of Black women mathematics teachers and Black women undergraduates majoring in STEM.