Profile: Corey Bunje Bower
Corey Bunje Bower is Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy and the State University of New York at Buffalo. He earned his Ph.D. in Leadership and Policy Studies from Vanderbilt in 2013. Prior to graduate school, he taught 6th Grade and coached debate with the New York City Teaching Fellows and Summer on the Hill in The Bronx. He taught at Niagara University for three years, where he co-founded a social entrepreneurship competition. His current research examines how urban poverty affects children and families and explores ways in which social and educational policies can mitigate these effects and narrow achievement gaps.