Alison G. Dover is an associate professor in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Fullerton. She holds a doctorate in Social Justice Education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and has taught English Language Arts and service learning in diverse urban school districts in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Alison works extensively with local and national students, educators, and school communities to advance social justice, agency, and culturally sustaining pedagogies in K-12 and teacher education. She is coauthor of Preparing to Teach Social Studies for Social Justice: Becoming a Renegade (2016, Teachers College Press), and has written numerous journal articles and book chapters related to literacy, equity-oriented approaches to teacher education, and teaching for social justice. Dr. Dover holds leadership roles in the American Educational Research Association (Division K: Teaching and Teacher Education), the California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education (CARE-ED), and is the principal investigator for a Spencer Foundation Research-Practice Partnership Grant entitled Project LEARN: Language, Equity and Action Research with Newcomer Students.