Graduate Associate, Alice Paul Center for Research on Gender, Sexuality & Women
3810 Walnut Street
Monique Perry is a PhD candidate in the Teaching, Learning, and Leadership program at the Penn Graduate School of Education.
Monique Perry is a PhD candidate in the Teaching, Learning, and Leadership program at the Penn Graduate School of Education. Perry has been a trainer for the Penn LGBT Center and a graduate student assistant for the Alice Paul Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies. She worked for several years as a community educator for Women Against Abuse providing professional development workshops and classes in the Philadelphia School District around teen dating violence, intimate partner violence, and healthy interpersonal relationships. Prior to WAA, she taught social justice service-learning as an AmeriCorps member in North Philadelphia. Before coming to Philadelphia, she worked as an English teaching assistant at the University of Michigan. She is a graduate from the College of Literature, Arts and Science at the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts. She studied a liberal arts curriculum with English and Political Science emphases.
Perry's research interests include gender, sexuality, critical pedagogy, mixed methodology, and intersectionality. Her goals include the expansion of research specifically surrounding school climate, child welfare, intimate violence, and adolescent relationship violence. Additionally goals include building relationships and organizing structures with community groups, local schools, and academia. Her professional goals include teaching and instruction, teacher training, pedagogy and curriculum design, community advocacy and organizing, educational policy work, educational research and doctoral study.