Sherick Hughes is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As the Founder/Director of the Interpretive Research Suite and Bruce A. Carter Qualitative Lab, and Founder/Co-Director of the Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Studies, his equity work focuses on: (a) Critical Race Studies & Black Education, (b) Social Context of Education and (c) Qualitative/Mixed Methodology in Education. Hughes has numerous peer-reviewed publications, including two books selected for AESA Critics’ Choice awards (2007, 2014). He is the lead author of the new Sage textbook, Autoethnography: Process, Product & Possibility, and the 2016 recipient of an AERA Distinguished Scholar Award. Currently, he serves as a member of the AESA Executive Council.