In January 2016, Dr. Constance Iloh made major waves as one of the only academics and scholars ever placed among the illustrious breakout talents, young entrepreneurs, and changemakers on the Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Now Dr. Constance Iloh is making history at the University of California – Irvine, becoming its first Black tenure-track professor in the School of Education (a U.S. News & World Report Top 25 Ranked Graduate School of Education).
In July, Dr. Iloh will receive the Face2FaceAfrica YACE Award and Fellowship for being a young trailblazer and innovative thinker in education.
But just who is this 29-year-old academic luminary and breakout star? Professor Iloh is a gifted researcher and anthropologist of education who examines the changing landscape of higher education and its impact on underserved students.
Having studied business prior to earning her PhD in urban education policy at the University of Southern California, she brings a unique and interdisciplinary lens to education research.
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