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LeAnna T. Luney, PhD

UNITE Research Priority Area Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation
143B Taylor Education Bldg.
leanna.luney@nulluky.edu
(303)492-7799

Dr. LeAnna T. Luney joined the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation as a
Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellow sponsored by the UNited In True racial Equity (UNITE)
Research Priority Area. Her research interests analyze how Black womxn and femme organizers
cope and care for themselves at historically and predominantly white universities. She hopes to
advance research in which policymakers create systemic change and educational resources that
center the demands of Black womxn and femme organizers to improve racially gendered
experiences in academia.

Dr. Luney received her Ph.D. in Comparative Ethnic Studies in 2021 from the University of
Colorado Boulder, a M.A. in Pan-African Studies from the University of Louisville in 2018, a
B.A. in Psychology from Berea College in 2016, and a B.A. in African and African American
Studies from Berea College in 2016.