Michael W. Moses II is a UC Chancellor’s Postdocotoral Fellow at UC Riverside’s Graduate School of Education. He holds a BA in English from Georgia Southwestern State University and a MA in African American Studies from UCLA. He received his PhD in Education from UCLA and specializes in critical race studies, racism in higher education, and qualitative methodologies. His scholarship focuses on the experiences of Students of Color and the racialized implications of qualitative methods to better understand the mismatch between the rhetoric and practice of institutional diversity.