Annabelle Estera, PhD, is a higher education scholar with research interests in decolonizing higher education, discourses of diversity and multiculturalism, and staff in higher education. She has taught at Ohio State University and Michigan State University and worked professionally in the field of student affairs. At Endicott, she teaches primarily online courses.
Michigan State University
Doctor of Philosophy in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Learning
The Ohio State University
Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs
University of Rochester
Bachelor of Arts in Interdepartmental Studies: Music in Contemporary American Society
Decolonization in higher education; diversity and equity in higher education; Asian Americans in higher education; staff in higher education; teaching and learning
Sociology of Education
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education
- Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Teaching Fellowship. Awarded 2018 by James Madison College at Michigan State University.
- North Star Collective Faculty Fellowship. Awarded 2021 by the New England Board of Higher Education.
- Ruth C. Bailey Multicultural Award for Multicultural Engagement. Awarded 2015 by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, The Ohio State University.
- Shahjahan, R. A., Estera, A., Surla, K., & Edwards, K. T. (2021). “Decolonizing” curriculum and pedagogy: A comparative review across disciplines and global higher education contexts. Review of Educational Research.
- Estera, A. & Shahjahan, R. A. (2018). Globalizing whiteness? Re/presenting students in global university rankings (GURs) websites. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.
- Estera, A. (2021, March). Striving towards decolonizing: My journey as a Filipina scholar. Presentation for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Asian Pacific Islander Knowledge Community (APIKC) Scholars Collective 2021. Virtual.