Headshot of IRDL Speaker Series presenter, Stephanie Renee Toliver

S. R. Toliver is an assistant professor of Literacy and Secondary Humanities at the University of Colorado, Boulder whose scholarship centers the freedom dreams of Black youth and honors the historical legacy that Black imaginations have had and will have on activism and social change. She is the author of Recovering Black Storytelling in Qualitative Research: Endarkened Storywork, and her academic work has been published in several journals, including Journal of Literacy Research and Research in the Teaching of English. Her public scholarship has been featured on LitHub, Huffpost, and the Horn Book, and she can be reached via her website, www.ReadingBlackFutures.com, or on Twitter @SR_Toliver.