Cameron has over 25 years’ experience in education. She currently teaches at Oregon State University – Cascades in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences. Cameron’s interests focus on ways in which educational and social systems influence children, families, and educators. She is particularly concerned with how gender, race, ethnicity, disability, and linguistic diversity intersect with regard to equity, inclusion, and access to educational opportunity. Striving to facilitate challenging conversations, promote critical thinking, and encourage engagement, advocacy, and action in order to foster change, Cameron teaches her courses through a lens rooted in social justice and equity.
Prior to teaching in higher education, she worked for over a decade as an educational assistant, special education teacher, and behavioral consultant. She currently serves on the Deschutes County Behavioral Health Advisory Board, Central Oregon Research Coalition Steering Committee, Human Rights and Equity Commission, and as Community Cadre Lead for Restorative Justice and Equity in Bend, Oregon.