Position title: Social Sciences and Education
Morgan Mayer-Jochimsen is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at UW-Madison. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Scripps College. After completing her undergraduate studies, she served as a youth worker with Girls Inc, facilitating STEM programming for girls K-8, and as a program coordinator at the UW-Madison School of Education, supporting faculty collaboration across disciplines. Her research focuses on dismantling the school-prison nexus and mobilizing white educators to disrupt racism in schools. Ultimately, she seeks to integrate understandings of interconnectedness into research and education.