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Coy Carter

University Of Minnesota


(Victor) Coy Carter, Jr. is a fourth-year doctoral student in Education Policy and Leadership at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities under the advisory of Dr. Muhammad Khalifa. His primary research revolves around school choice policy and the racialization of space. Additional research interests include uplifting the experiences of Black students and how academia influences education policy. He is a research assistant for Dr. Katie Pekel and the Center for Applied Research for Educational Improvement (CAREI) where he is working on assisting in diversifying the educator workforce. Prior to joining the doctoral program, he worked at a law firm as non-lawyer where he contributed education focused legal and policy research. Coy holds a B.A. in Political Science and Applied Philosophy from Simpson College (IA) and a M.A. in Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice from the University of Colorado at Boulder.