Georgina Rivers

Doctoral Fellow

Georgina Rivers is a doctoral student at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education concentrating in Culture, Institutions, and Society. Through community-engaged inquiry, she explores pedagogical practices in community-based organizations and schools that nurture low-income students’ and communities’ political engagement. Recently, Georgina earned an Ed.M. in Education Policy and Analysis with a concentration in Identity, Power, and Justice in Education from HGSE. She also holds a M.A. in Curriculum and Teaching from Columbia University, Teachers College and a B.S. in Elementary Education from the University of Maryland, College Park. Prior to HGSE, Georgina worked in public education for fifteen years as a district-level initiative specialist, curriculum development director, union leader, classroom teacher, and youth worker. She co-facilitated youth participatory action research projects spurring local policy change with amazing young people from her native Washington, D.C. area.