Chike McLoyd


  • Ph.D. (Education, Culture, and Society) University of Pennsylvania, 2013
  • M.A.Ed. (International Educational Development) Teachers College, Columbia University, 2006
  • ​​B.A. (Political Science and Psychology) The University of Michigan, 1995

Recent Activities

  • McLoyd, C. Multicultural Education and the Arts: Lessons for Critical Art Instruction. Presentation at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA. 2009-2014
  • McLoyd, C. How does it feel to a problem (in a hoodie)?: transnational black youth theorizing justice for Trayvon(s) and unpunished violence in the United States. Paper to be presented at the American Education Research Association, Philadelphia, PA, 2014
  • McLoyd, C. and Smalls, K. Justice for Trayvon(s): transnational black youth theorizing race, justice, and education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, CA, 2013
  • McLoyd, C., First and second year teachers negotiating race and class differences in urban classrooms. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, PA, 2011

Awards & Fellowships

  • Mr. & Mrs. RL Taylor Memorial Scholar, Teachers College, Columbia (2005-2006)
  • Outstanding Teacher Award recipient, Guinea Fellows Program (2002-2003)
  • Teacher of the Year, Gateway High School (2001-2002)
  • Summer Research Opportunity Fellowship, University of Michigan (1995)
  • Dean’s List, University of Michigan (1993-1995)