Meet the Author, Dr. Camika Royal
Engagement and Dialogue: 6 p.m.
Book Sales with Signing: 7:30 p.m.
Camika Royal is the author of Not Paved For Us: Black Educators and Public School Reform in Philadelphia (Harvard Education Press, 2022). Her work focuses on the intersections of politics, history and urban school reform. She worked in the public schools of Baltimore City and Washington, D.C., teaching, coaching teachers and helping to lead a charter high school. Dr. Royal has also worked with various colleges and universities in the Philadelphia and Baltimore regions to teach, coach, and support urban school leaders and teacher educators.
Dr. Royal is an associate professor of Urban Education at Loyola University Maryland. She earned her bachelor of arts in English literature at North Carolina Central University, her master of arts in teaching at Johns Hopkins University and her doctor of philosophy in urban education at Temple University.