Lindsay Romano (she/her) is a third year PhD student at New York University. She studies how mindfulness- and compassion-based practices can be used as tools for social justice in education. Her work explores how the cultivation of cognitive and emotional capacities in educators (e.g., attention regulation, mindfulness, compassion) can influence positive social change in the classroom by addressing issues such as bias and dis/ability and racial injustices. Lindsay is a former high school Special Education teacher and plans to conduct her research in service of identifying practical and applicable mindfulness-based instructional strategies to share with school communities.

This profile was last updated on January 10, 2022

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