Education Professor One of Two University Faculty Members on Biden Transition Team

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Norma V. Cantú, a professor in the College of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy and the School of Law, will be taking a leave of absence as she joins President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team.

Cantú will be working with the Department of Education where she served as the assistant secretary of education for civil rights during President Bill Clinton’s administration before joining UT Austin.

Learn more about Professor Cantú and Mary Wakefield of the School of Nursing in this interview with CBS Austin.