Nichole A. Guillory is an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the Department of Secondary and Middle Grades Education at Kennesaw State University. She earned a B.S. in English Education from Louisiana State University in 1993, an M.Ed. in Secondary Teaching from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 1998, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in curriculum theory at Louisiana State University in 2005. Her early experiences as a high school English and African American history teacher in Louisiana shaped her commitment to educational theory, research, and praxis grounded in social justice. She is currently the program coordinator for M.Ed. programs in secondary and middle grades education, and she currently teaches courses in the social foundations of education, multicultural education, and urban education. As an affiliated faculty member in the Gender and Women’s Studies Program at KSU, she developed a course in hip hop feminism, which continues to be her favorite course to teach. Her research interests include multicultural teacher education, hip hop feminism, and curriculum theory. Her published work has appeared in the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Teaching Education, and Multicultural Education. When she is not writing and teaching, she is mom to Nicholas, who is the love of her life.