Dr. Ericka Roland is an assistant professor of practice in the program in higher education leadership in the College of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at The University of Texas at Austin. She teaches courses on higher education history, critical consciousness, epistemologies, popular culture, and student development. Her research focuses on critical teaching and learning for personal and institutional transformation. This line of inquiry is organized into three interconnected strands: (1) transformative curriculum and pedagogies, (2) relationships among individuals and institutions, and (3) leadership development.
Prior to entering academia, she worked as a student affairs professional in residential life and Greek life. Roland holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of South Florida, a master's degree in college student personnel from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville, and a bachelor of science from the University of South Florida.