Antonia Darder is a distinguished international Freirian scholar. She is a public intellectual, educator, writer, activist, and artist. She holds the Leavey Presidential Endowed Chair of Ethics and Moral Leadership at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles and is Professor Emerita of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. She also holds a Distinguished Visiting faculty post at the University of Johannesburg, in South Africa. Her scholarship has consistently focused on issues of racism, political economy, social justice, and education. She is the author of numerous books and articles in the field, including Culture and Power in the Classroom (20th Anniversary edition), Reinventing Paulo Freire: A Pedagogy of Love; A Dissident Voice: Essays on Culture, Pedagogy, and Power; Freire and Education, and the forthcoming, The Student Guide to Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed. She is also co-author of After Race: Racism After Multiculturalism and co-editor of The Critical Pedagogy Reader; Latinos and Education: A Critical Reader; and the International Critical Pedagogy Reader, which was awarded the 2015 Alpha Sigma Nu Book Award.