Stacia M. Stribling is an Assistant Professor in the George Mason University Graduate School of Education’s Transformative Teaching Master’s Program in the United States. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Mary Washington College and her Master's and Doctoral Degree from George Mason University. Stacia’s research interests include early childhood education, critical literacy, teacher professional development, and multiculturalism. She is a Consulting Editor for “Voices of Practitioners”, a teacher research journal published by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and is the past Secretary/Treasurer of the Teacher as Researcher Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). She has presented her research at national and international conferences and has published numerous journal articles and book chapters.