Alana Butler (Ph.D.) is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University. In 2015, she graduated with a Ph.D. in Education from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She joined Queen’s University in 2017 and currently teaches the at-risk concentration in the Bachelor of Education program. Her research interests include the academic achievement of low-socio economic students, race and schooling, equity and inclusion, and multicultural education. Prior to joining Queen’s University, she taught at Ryerson University and the University of Toronto as a part-time lecturer. She is currently the co-Chair of the Queen’s University Council on Anti-racism and Equity (UCARE). In 2019, she was awarded an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council for a study on post-secondary access for low-income youth.