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Allison S. Michael

Michael, Ali

Ali Michael, PhD, works with schools and organizations across the country to help make the research on race, whiteness, and education more accessible and relevant to educators. Ali is the codirector of the Race Institute for K–12 Educators and the author of Raising Race Questions: Whiteness, Inquiry and Education (Teachers College Press, 2015), winner of the 2017 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. She is coeditor of the bestselling Everyday White People Confront Racial and Social Injustice: 15 Stories (Stylus Publishing, 2015) and the bestselling Guide for White Women who Teach Black Boys (Corwin, 2017). Ali sits on the editorial board of the journal Whiteness and Education. Her article, “What do White Children Need to Know About Race?” coauthored with Dr. Eleonora Bartoli in Independent Schools Magazine, won the Association and Media Publishing Gold Award for Best Feature Article in 2014. When she is not writing, speaking, or training, Ali is striving to be an antiracist coparent to two amazing young kids. More information is available at