Jamiella Brooks is an Associate Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning. Her primary work at CTL focuses on programming and support for equitable and inclusive teaching practices. Jamilella earned her PhD in French Literature at University of California, Davis, and her BA in English at Oberlin College. She has served as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in France and participated in the McNair Scholarship and Mellon Fellows programs. Her teaching and research interests include sociolinguistics, language and power, discourse analysis, and anticolonial pedagogies, and she has presented on codeswitching and linguistic equity. Her current project involves analyzing pedagogical practices of settler colonial education that persist in present-day teaching practices. Prior to coming to Penn, Jamiella served as founding director of the Teaching Assistant Program at Berea College. Jamiella is a mother of two, wife of Lindsay, descendant, and daughter.