Ph.D. Teaching and Learning Sciences (concentration: Educational Psychology) (North Carolina State University)
M.A.T. Elementary Education (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
B.S. Biology (Winston-Salem State University)
Whitney McCoy's research focuses more broadly on identity development among African American students as it relates to structural racialization and intersectionality. More specifically, her dissertation focused on the outcomes and perspectives of African American adolescent girls in engineering education.