Quentin Wheeler-Bell, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Indiana University. His research delves into the intersections of education and democratic theory, concentrating on critical pedagogy and the philosophy of education. Holding a Ph.D. in Educational Policy from the University of Wisconsin, his work explores the normative foundation of Critical Pedagogy and its implications for human flourishing. With publications in prestigious journals like Educational Theory and Educational Policy, his scholarly contributions encompass topics such as neoliberalism, urban poverty, and social justice education. Dr. Wheeler-Bell is also a dedicated educator, offering courses on educational thought, philosophy of education, and critical pedagogy. He's been recognized for his teaching excellence and mentoring efforts and actively contributes to academia through committee participation and conference presentations. At present, he's working on a book delving into the normative dimensions of critical pedagogy, further enriching his research trajectory.