Michelle BurrisSenior Policy Associate The Century Foundation
Michelle Burris is a senior policy associate at The Century Foundation, focusing on racial and socioeconomic integration in pre-K–12 settings. Prior to joining TCF, Michelle was a teacher at Truman High School in New York City working with African immigrant students. She also served in the United States Peace Corps in Rwanda, teaching English at a boarding school. Michelle participated in internships at the White House and was a congressional fellow in Congressman Jim Cooper’s office. She graduated summa cum laude from Spelman College with a BA in political science, and holds a MA in politics and education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
- How Messaging Technology Is Helping Fuel Global Protests, US News, 2020.
- Teachers, It’s Necessary to Talk about Race, The Century Foundation, 2020.
- Elevating Juneteenth: A Day As Important to America As Any Other, The Century Foundation, 2020.
- This Moment in America, The Century Foundation (Report), 2020.