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Dr. Kenjus Watson

Program Evaluation Director

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Dr. Kenjus Watson

Dr. Kenjus Watsonis the Program Evaluation Director of SF BUILD and is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Health and Equity Research Lab in the Biology Department at San Francisco State University.

His research concerns the biopsychosocial impact of everyday anti-blackness and colonization (racial microaggressions) on Black, Indigenous, and other People of Color, and the potential of abolition to bring about a re-Indigenization of Education. Kenjus also teaches courses on Educational Inequality, The History of Education, and Critical Race Theory in the Education Department and Black Studies Program at Occidental College.

Kenjus earned his BA in Psychology at Occidental College, his Masters in Education at Penn State University, and his PhD in Education with an emphasis in Race and Ethnic Studies at UCLA