Ph.D. student, Department of Education Policy and Leadership
Cheyenne’s research focuses on diversity, equity and inclusion among K-12 schools, particularly private educational institutions.
Cheyenne received her B.A. in liberal arts with her elementary teaching credential in 2019 from Pepperdine University. In 2021, she earned her M.A. in special education from the University of Texas Permian Basin. Before joining SMU, Cheyenne worked as the resource intervention program director at a private school in California, where she taught and advocated for students with exceptional learning needs. In her free time, Cheyenne enjoys catching up with friends and family, reading, listening to podcasts and spending time outdoors.