Micere Keels

Micere Keels

Associate Professor

Micere Keels is an Associate Professor in Comparative Human Development at the University of Chicago. She focuses on understanding how race-ethnicity and poverty structure the supports and challenges that children and youth experience. Over the past decade and a half her work has examined several issues regarding educational inequality. She directs the Trauma Responsive Educational practices project, which is a research-translation and research-practice-partnership project that aims to connect the brain and behavior research on developmental trauma with the realities of school and classroom management.

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