Tameka Spence

Office: 
MCENT
207
Project Coordinator, Social Entrepreneurship and Career Pathways Study
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2402
Project Coord Research
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2402

Biography

Tameka Spence is the Project Coordinator-Research for the Social Entrepreneurship and Career Pathways Study (SECPS) within the School of Human Evolution and Social Change (Shesc). In this role, she provides research and administrative assistance to the implementation and subsequent stages of the SECPS study.

Tameka is a native of Phoenix, AZ. She received her BA in Political Science and Africana Studies from the University of Arizona and her MA in Sociology and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her professional background is rooted in education research. Before moving back to Phoenix, Tameka worked as a Research Assistant for the Center for Understanding Race and Education at Teachers College. Prior to coming to Shesc, Tameka worked as an Assistant Research Analyst for the Individualizing Student Instruction Lab (ISI) within the Institute for the Science of Teaching Learning here at Arizona State University.

Research Interests

Research interests: minority access/mobility and higher education; ethnic studies; colorblind ideology; race in the 21st century