Christopher Emdin is professor and program director of Science Education in the Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as associate director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. The creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement and the Science Genius program, he is the author of the New York Times bestseller For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood . . . and the Rest of Y’all Too, Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation, and Ratchetdemic: Reimagining Academic Success. Connect with him on Twitter @chrisemdin or on his website, www.chrisemdin.com.