Rhiannon Stringer, a graduate student in the Department of Politics and Government, presented research at the Education Law Association Conference in Norfolk, Virginia, on November 14, 2019.

Her presentation session was titled “The Connection Between Trauma and Learning: Implications for Schools.” The session explored the links between trauma and learning, described education cases raising trauma-related claims, and reviewed strategies for teaching trauma-informed approaches.

She presented with Miranda Johnson from Loyola University and Tiffany Puckett from Northern Illinois University. Puckett was a professor at Illinois State University for four years in the department.