The Spring 2020 Special Issue of UERPA captures an array of research conducted by
graduate scholars from Tennessee State University (TSU) that focuses on critical issues in the
field of Urban Education. Topics featured in this special issue range from Counseling
through the Black Experience to African American Women in the field of Engineering.
By addressing many challenges and gaps that extend across the scope of urban
education, this special issue provides research and implications for scholars and various
forms of practitioners in the field. Guest editors for this issue are TSU faculty members Dr. Andrea Tyler and Dr. Kisha Bryan.
UERPA is a peer-reviewed online graduate student journal that was founded in 2012 by
Dr. Chance W. Lewis, Carol Grotnes Belk Distinguished Professor and Endowed Chair of
Urban Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Lewis is the Director
of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Urban Education Collaborative that
sponsors this journal.