Earl J. Edwards is a researcher at the UCLA Center for the Transformation of Schools, the UCLA Black Male Institute, and the USC Homeless Research Policy Institute. His research interests include the impact of structural racism and implicit bias on American public institutions that serve youth impacted by homelessness, specifically public school districts and municipality’s homeless service delivery systems. In addition to his scholarship, Earl also leads race and equity workshops with youth service providers and municipalities across the country.
Earl J. Edwards is a certified English Language Arts high school special education teacher. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Boston College, and a master’s degree in education from Teachers College Columbia University. Earl is currently a doctoral candidate at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.