Lacey Peters Hunter College of the City University of New York, USA
is a tenured Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Hunter College of the City University of New York. Her teaching and scholarship emphasize advocacy, and weave together pedagogical, programmatic, and political aspects of early childhood. Dr. Peters’ current research explores early childhood educators’ lived experiences in classrooms and examines their roles as policy enactors. She is working on a project that foregrounds Universal Pre Kindergarten teachers’ perspectives on using authentic assessment systems. She is also engaged in children's rights-based research, emphasizing the voices of younger people in her scholarship. Dr. Peters has published in the Journal of Early Childhood Research, Global Studies of Childhood, Early Years, the School Community Journal, and Teaching and Teacher Education.