Paying it Forward: Lessons from Dr. Rod Bush
This essay co-authored by Latoya A. Lee, Tatiana Chichester, and A. Kia Sinclair and titled “Paying it Forward: Lessons from Dr. Rod Bush” is a chapter in the anthology Rod Bush: Lessons from a Radical Black Scholar on Liberation, Love, and Justice, edited by Melanie E. L. Bush, and co-edited by Rose M. Brewer, Daniel Douglas, Loretta Chin, and Robert Newby (2019). The essay documents the contributions of Dr. Rod Bush as a teacher and mentor. Specifically, three mentees of Dr. Bush lay out what they consider to be fundamental aspects of his teaching pedagogy: development of young generations, building meaningful networks and student empowerment. Lastly, the mentees consider the ways they are living and continuing Dr. Bush’s legacy.