Dr. Chezare A. Warren is Assistant Professor in the Department of Teacher Education. In 2014, he completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Division of Applied Psychology and Human Development and the Center for the Study of Race & Equity in Education at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. He has over a decade of professional experience as a public school educator and was founding math teacher of the Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men in Chicago. Dr. Warren’s research interests include urban teacher preparation, culturally responsive teaching, and critical race theory in education. The American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) selected his dissertation, Empathic Interaction: White Female Teachers and their Black Male Students, for its 2014 Outstanding Dissertation Award. Dr. Warren has studied the utility of empathy for White female teachers’ cross cultural interactions with Black boys. Currently, Dr. Warren is looking more broadly to examine the school conditions and teacher dispositions that produce high academic outcomes for students of color, particularly Black males in K-12 education contexts. He is on the editorial boards of Journal of Negro Education, Educational Administration Quarterly, and Journal of Teacher Education. Moreover, Dr. Warren’s work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals including Urban Education, The Urban Review, and The Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning with forthcoming publications in Journal of Negro Education and Teachers College Record.