Dominique Horton

Fellow '22

Dominique is a social worker, educator and scholar. She spent a decade in schools serving the social-emotional needs of students, providing consultations with teachers and administrators as well assisting families with the the required resources to support their children’s educational and social well-being. She is also a licensed clinical social worker, providing therapeutic services to both adults and teens. 

Dominique is currently a Ph.D. student at Washington University in St. Louis where her research interests center the impact of racism on the education, well-being, and social mobility of Black children and their families. She primarily examines these issues through the lens of K-12 education.


Ph.D. Student | Washington University in St. Louis
MSW | Southern IL University Carbondale
BS Journalism | Southern IL University Carbondale

Past Work

Education Development I Center for Teaching and Learning, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Social Work & Education I Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL
Government I The White House, Washington D.C.

Favorite Friday Activity

Trying new restaurants with good friends and family.