Pronouns: she, her, hers
Lecturer and Community Engagement Specialist
Ph.D., Education, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Minnesota (2019)
M.A., Multicultural education and service-learning, Goddard College (2002)
B.A., English, American Racial and Multicultural Studies, and music, St. Olaf College (1998)
159 Pillsbury Dr SE
Wednesdays 2:30-4pm and as requested
Areas of Interest
Abby's research interests include working with youth towards racial justice across school, community, and digital spaces. Other areas of interest include community-engaged research, critical literacies, urban education, youth participatory action research (yPAR), and curriculum development.
Abby Rombalski is a Lecturer in the Racial Justice in Urban Schooling minor. She works to cultivate university-community partnerships and opportunities for public scholarship. Abby earned her Ph.D. from the literacy program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota. She has taught for over 20 years,15 of those in international, urban, and alternative settings, mostly as an English-Language Arts teacher in secondary schools in which culturally relevant pedagogies informed both her teaching and learning.
You can also find Abby at the Robert J. Jones UROC building in Youth Research Development.