About Me



Tracey Benson is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.  He received his Ed.L.D. in Education Leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Masters of School Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. 

Academic Activist


Tracey Benson's research sits at the intersection of racism and K-12 education. To this end, he has written two undisguised case studies, Lessons from Ferguson: Leadership in Times of Civil Unrest (HEPG) and Leadership Amid Racial Trauma: UNC Charlotte's Response to the Shooting of Keith Scott (JCEL).

Social Justice Advocate


Greylock Glass Episode #34: The Prejudice We Deny, the Racism that Kills. Part 2 of our series, "The Shattered Shield" examines the way institutionalized racism subtly, sometimes subconsciously, guides official action leading to dire consequences.