Micala D. Evans

A photo of Micala Evans

Part-Time Lecturer

Africology and African American Studies

620 Pray Harrold

734.487.3460

mevans31@emich.edu

Interests and Expertise

Micala Darcel Evans is an African-centered educator who helps educators, students, and the public to think critically and take a culturally responsive stance toward improving educational experiences and life outcomes of traditionally marginalized populations.

M.D. Evans is the founder of Historical Idlewild Tours and Services, LLC., a social enterprise that promotes historic preservation, tourism education, and place-based education. She has worked as a lecturer in the Department of African American Studies at Eastern Michigan University, and as a mentor and success coach to college students. After a successful career building community capacity and mentoring college students, Mrs. Evans now trains and coaches mentors and educators to adopt an African-centered model of cultural and educational enrichment for positive youth, college, and community development.

Micala is a Ph.D. Candidate in Educational Studies, Urban Education at Eastern Michigan University, and enjoys writing and performing spoken word poetry, hip-hop rhetoric, and films about the African Diaspora. Mrs. Evans is available for lecturing, mentoring, and training, as well as booking private tours to Idlewild, Michigan. You can reach her at 231.709.5724 or via email at idlewildtours@gmail.com.