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Lauren Irwin

Lauren Irwin, M.A. (she/her/hers) is a student in the University of Southern California’s Urban Education Policy Ph.D. program. Prior to returning to graduate school, Lauren created and ran a campus-wide leadership education program at a large state school in California, though she also has professional experience in social justice peer education, InterGroup Dialogues, residence life, and service-learning. Lauren’s research interests center around processes of legitimation and racialization in student affairs contexts, with a particular interest in whiteness in leadership education.