Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, UW–Madison
Anjalé Welton’s scholarship examines the educational opportunity structures of low-income students of color and how institutional and social structures shape the connections low-income students of color make to educational resources. She has expertise related to mentoring women in educational leadership preparation programs. Welton uses critical policy analysis as a methodological tool for uncovering issues of inequity as well as promoting agency and transformation in PreK-20 educational settings. Welton has coordinated leadership and empowerment programs for urban youth and facilitated an urban education teacher preparation program. She has taught in both Washington, D.C., and Austin, Texas, public schools.