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Dr. Rosa L. Rivera-McCutchen is a Professor of Administration & Supervision at CUNY Hunter College, a Hispanic Serving Institution. A first-generation college graduate, Dr. Rivera-McCutchen’s research, teaching, and activism are informed by her experiences as an educator and student in NYC public schools, and center on achieving racial equity through radical care practices.  An educator for over twenty years, she began her career as a high school teacher in the Bronx, before earning her doctorate in Teaching and Learning at New York University.

Dr. Rivera-McCutchen's research has appeared in highly respected academic journals, including
Educational Administration Quarterly, Urban Education, The Urban Review, Journal of School Leadership, and Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership. Her book, Radical Care: Leading for Justice in Urban Schools, was published by Teachers College Press in 2021. Dr. Rivera-McCutchen is also an affiliated faculty member in the Urban Education PhD Program at CUNY Graduate Center, and a faculty affiliate at the NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools.  

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