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Jenn Ayscue

Assistant Professor

Poe Hall 608D



Jenn Ayscue is an assistant professor in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis and in Educational Leadership in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on school desegregation and equitable educational opportunities in K-12 schools. Her work examines school desegregation trends, policies and practices that facilitate or constrain desegregation and integration efforts, and ways of remedying civil rights violations in education. Prior to joining the faculty at NCSU, Dr. Ayscue served as an American Educational Research Association Congressional Fellow in the United States Senate and as Research Director of The Initiative for School Integration at The Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at University of California, Los Angles. She earned a Ph.D. in Education from UCLA, an MA from Stanford University, and a BA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She taught elementary school in East Palo Alto, California, and in Charlotte, North Carolina.


PhD in Urban Schooling from University of California, Los Angeles in 2016
MA in Social Sciences in Education from Stanford University in 2006
BA in Elementary Education from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2005

Curriculum Vitae


Courses Taught

  • ELP 515  Education and Social Diversity
  • ED 730 Introduction to Qualitative Research in Education
  • ELP 756  Organizational Leadership and Management for School Leaders
  • ELP 753  Data Decision Making for School Administrators
  • ELP 795 Education and Civil Rights

Research Areas