Jennifer Esposito is an associate professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and an affiliate faculty member in the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence and the Institute for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Her research interests include urban education; race, class, gender and sexual orientation identity construction; qualitative methodology; and popular culture as a site of education. Dr. Esposito helped create the college’s Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research in Education and her research has been published in several books and scholarly journals, including Qualitative Inquiry, Equity and Excellence in Education and Educational Studies.
Dr. Esposito has served as a program evaluator for three Teacher Quality Grant projects since 2011 and is a reviewer for several journals, including Gender and Education, International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education and Urban Education. She has been a member of the Georgia State University Senate since 2013 and serves on several university-level committees, including the University Senate Diversity Committee, the Educational Leadership Search Committee, the Office of International Initiatives Brazil Task Force and the University Library Senate Committee.