Tara Schwitzman-Gerst

Tara Schwitzman-Gerst is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University and an Adjunct Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies and Elementary and Secondary Education at New Jersey City University. Her current research utilizes Disability Studies and Critical Race Theory in Education (“DisCrit”) to examine how professors at Hispanic Serving Institutions are supporting preservice teachers of Color and teaching about K-12 student diversity.