Rita Kohli
Assistant Professor of Education


  • Race and diversity
  • Teacher support

Rita Kohli is an assistant professor of education at the University of California, Riverside. As a former Oakland Unified School District teacher, Rita Kohli is an expert in critical race theory, the racial climate of teacher education and schools, critical teacher development, and the struggles, assets and possibilities of teachers of Color across the pipeline. She is a co-founder of the Institute for Teachers of Color Committed to Racial Justice, an annual conference designed to support teachers of color who work in public schools serving mostly students of color.