Nicole Williams Beechum is a researcher and co-director of the Equitable Learning and Development Group at the UChicago Consortium on School Research. Nicole’s work has focused on the transitions to high school and postsecondary opportunities. She is co-organizing the Building Equitable Learning Environments Network, a national network focused on achieving equitable experiences and outcomes for historically marginalized students. Nicole is interested in how classroom environments contribute to student success - social-emotionally, developmentally, and academically. She has a BA from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Los Angeles, and an MA and PhD from the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago.
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