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Melinda Lemke

Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

K-12 educational policy and reform; politics of education; public health; sociocultural contexts of education

Portrait of Melinda Lemke, University at Buffalo K-12 education policy and reform expert.

Melinda Lemke is an expert on the politics of education and sociocultural contexts of education. She examines how public education centers the health and wellbeing of historically unserved and underserved youth.

Lemke, who had a previous career in urban public education, can speak to the media about educational policies and programming that address gender and sexual violence, and aspects of forced displacement including human trafficking and refugee resettlement. 

Her teaching interests include critical/feminist policy analysis and P-20 diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

CONTACT:

Melinda Lemke, PhD
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy
University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education

NEWS ABOUT MELINDA LEMKE