Adrianne Pinkney is a doctoral candidate at Emory University and her research interest is in civic education for minority and low-income students in charter schools. She has conducted qualitative and mixed method research in schools as well as supported several other large and small scale research projects and program evaluations. Her publications are in the history of civic education and teacher education.

Adrianne has worked closely with KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools as an HTI Catalyst. She has written snapshot reports and coordinated the full-day observations and interviews in schools. These snapshots provide insights, strengths, areas of concern for the school leadership as well as professional development and team-building opportunities for the participants. She has also consulted and reported on parent focus groups.

She earned a B.A. in political science with a minor in Women’s Studies from Spelman College. She continued her studies at the University of Georgia where she obtained her M.Ed in Social Studies Education and a certificate in Women’s Studies.

Area of Expertise: Youth Development Programming, Civic Education, Women’s Studies

Services: Reporting, Evaluation & Assessment, Research

Years with HTI: 1 year