Ileana Jiménez

Ileana Jiménez
Ileana Jiménez is the founder of feministteacher.com, @feministteacher, and the #HSfeminism and #K12feminism hashtags. An educator-activist for nearly 25 years, she teaches high school students, graduate students, as well as pre- and in-service teachers critical feminist pedagogies, curricula, and activism. Her doctoral research in the English Education program at at Teachers College, Columbia University, includes Black and Latina women of color feminisms; feminist digital and school-based activisms; and feminist research methodologies. In 2011, she received a Distinguished Fulbright to interview queer youth in Mexico City. Globally, she presents workshops for teachers and scholars on critical feminist and queer pedagogies in schools. She has published in Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism (volume 1, 2016); Radical Teacher (vol. 106, 2016); One Teacher in Ten in the New Millennium: LGBT Educators Speak Out About What's Gotten Better... and What Hasn't (Beacon, 2015); SLUT: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence (Feminist Press, 2015); The Feminist Utopia Project: Fifty-Seven Visions of a Wildly Better Future (Feminist Press, 2015); and Youth Sexualities: Public Feelings and Contemporary Cultural Politics (Praeger, 2018). She received her B.A. in English Literature at Smith College, and an M.A. in English Literature at Middlebury College.

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