Sarita Y. Shukla is an assistant teaching professor in the School of Educational Studies at the University of Washington-Bothell. In her current role as a teaching professor at the University of Washington she is actively engaged in teaching, research, and service. She emphasizes anti-oppressive pedagogy in her work with students and strives to create classroom communities wherein all identities are welcomed, affirmed, and sustained.
Sarita earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the Educational, School, and Counselling Psychology program at University of Kentucky. As a transnational scholar, Sarita is interested in examining psychosocial and cultural influences on student motivation and learning in culturally diverse societies. Sarita’s teaching and research work continue to be shaped by her socio-constructivist and equity-focused perspective.
In the plethora of free time (that comes with her work :), she enjoys biking, hiking, and reading multicultural literature.