Jacqueline L Roebuck Sakho

Assistant Professor

Jacqueline L Roebuck Sakho
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College of Education

Leadership Studies & Adult Ed

EDDEducational Leadership and Policy Analysis / Duquesne University
MAConflict Transformation / Eastern Mennonite University


Dr. Roebuck Sakho has nearly two decades of experience and demonstrated strengths in adult-centered teaching in both traditional and nontraditional educational settings, including grassroots movements, prison systems and as an officer of the court. Dr. Roebuck Sakho centers her expertise at the intersection of educational leadership preparation and critical adult development and learning. Roebuck Sakho facilitates this work as critical adult development and learning, informed by Africana paradigms.

Research Interests

Dr. Sakho is exploring the disposition and preparedness of school executives and other organizational leaders.

Selection of Recent Publications:

Sakho, J. R. (2022) Pittsburgh, the realest city: Shit talk’n, storytell’n, social liv’n. Kalfou, 9(1), 97-113.

Richardson, S. and Roebuck Sakho, J. (2022), "Creating equitable access: using OER for socially just educational leaders", Journal for Multicultural Education, Vol. 16 No. 5, pp. 443-455. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-12-2021-0224

Whitaker, R. W., Sakho, J.R., McCown, R. (2022) Justice, public scholarship, and improvement inquiry in the practice of educational leadership. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Educational Leadership and Management Discourse. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-39666-4_90-1.

Sakho, J. R. (2021). Black women adult educators–The utterers of black leadership preparation: Africana womanism & the afrocentric praxis.  In: Africana Paradigms, Practices and Literary Texts: Evoking Social Justice, 33-50.

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