Uchenna Emenaha, PhD

Uchenna Emenaha, Ph.D. is an award-winning faculty member and assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development. She also serves as the Co-Director UTeachSA Program. She has a variety of teaching experiences having taught upper elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate courses. Her research is grounded in the use of culturally responsive pedagogy, to address the intersection between social issues, science instruction, and students’ lived experiences. Specifically, her work focuses on use of culturally responsive curriculum & instruction to address issues of racial bias, STEM identity development, and science literacy. At its core, her work’s purpose is to produce a varied body of literature that bridges the gap between issues of equity and inequality through science instruction.