School of Education
Sociocultural and Community-based Approaches
Aneysha (AJ) de Coteau
Aneysha (AJ) de Coteau is a Ph.D in Education student specializing in Sociocultural and Community-based Approaches in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. Her current research interests include race and diversity in education, queer theory in education, equity in education, and teacher preparation for diversity.
AJ is from the twin island nation of Trinidad and Tobago. She received her bachelor’s degree with honors in Musical Arts from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus. She earned her masters in Music with a concentration in Teaching from the University of Delaware, where her thesis explored the influence of past music making experiences on LGBTQ+ students’ identity construction.
- B.A., Musical Arts, University of West Indies, St. Augustine campus, 2015
- M.A., Music, concentration in Teaching, School of Music, University of Delaware, 2018
- Graduate Research Assistant, School of Education, University of Delaware, 2018–present
- Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Music, University of Delaware, 2015–2017
- Student Teaching Artist, Consortium of Disabilities Organization, St. Anns, Trinidad
- Music Instructor, Music Makers’ Music School, Laventille, Trinidad, 2010–2015
- Music Instructor, Ministry of Education, Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2008–2010
- Math Teacher, School of Mathematics, Mt. Lambert, Trinidad, 2005–2008