Jacques Pierre Lesure
Jacques Pierre Lesure is a scholar-advocate and third-year doctoral student in the Educational Policy Studies program from Dekalb County, Georgia studying topics of race, gender, and leadership. Previously, Jacques completed his B.A at Occidental College, where he designed an interdisciplinary major entitled Resistive Education in Theory, Research, and Policy. Most recently, Jacques’ Master’s thesis explored the role of neoliberalism in Obama-era higher education reform efforts. He serves on the Board of Directors of Step Ahead Scholars, an organization dedicated to eradicating college access inequality.