Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D.
Curriculum, Instruction, and Counselor Education
North Carolina State University
Research Interests & Goals:
Jessica T. DeCuir-Gunby is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Counselor Education at North Carolina State University. Dr. DeCuir-Gunby’s research and theoretical interests include race and racial identity development, critical race theory, mixed methods research, and emotions in education. She is currently serving as Co-PI on two NSF funded grants: the Nurturing Mathematics Dreamkeepers (NMD) grant ($3.6 million) and the ADVANCE grant for mentoring ($300,000). Both grants are multidisciplinary and explore important issues in diversity and STEM including the impact of culture on teaching and learning of K-2 mathematics (NMD) and the underrepresentation of women of color in engineering (ADVANCE).