Michael Vavrus is Professor Emeritus at The Evergreen State College where he teachers interdisciplinary programs in education, history, and political economy. He is the author of Diversity and Education: A Critical Multicultural Approach and Transforming the Multicultural Education of Teachers: Theory, Research, and Practice and co-editor of Intersectionality of Race, Ethnicity, Class, & Gender in Teaching and Teacher Education: Movement Toward Equity in Education (forthcoming late 2017). He is past president of the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education and the past president of the Washington state chapter of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.  He is currently scholarship committee co-chair for the Critical Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class, & Gender special interest group of the American Educational Research Association.

Michael lives in Olympia, Washington, with his wife, has three children and three grandchildren, and can often be found bicycling to and from campus.  

Michael can be contacted at vavrusm@gmail.com.