Dianne Ramdeholl is an Associate Professor of Adult Education at SUNY Empire State College in the School for Graduate Studies. She also teaches courses in the Social and Public Policy program. Her focus on on social and racial justice and social activism/social movement learning. Before joining SUNY, she was a grassroots adult literacy practitioner for over twenty years, working with community-based organizations. Committed to adult education for democratic social change and justice-centred practice and research, Dianne's work has been grounded in developing educational projects with marginalized populations. Her current research and writing focus on social and racial justice in adult and higher education. Recently, she has written about race and racism in higher education and the struggles of racialized faculty and students within that context.


  • Ed.D. in Adult Education (with a focus on Education for Democratic Social Change/Critical Pedagogy) from National-Louis University