Ujju Aggarwal is trained as a community organizer, popular educator, and cultural anthropologist. For over two decades she has worked to build organizing for educational justice, immigrants’ rights, and abolition as well as projects at the intersection of arts and social justice, popular education, and adult literacy. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Experiential Learning at The New School. Her book, Unsettling Choice: Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education is forthcoming (University of Minnesota Press, 2024). Her next project, Education Against Enclosure, is supported by the Spencer Foundation.