Sunni Ali is an Associate Professor at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) where he also was an adjunct faculty member for eight years at Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS).

Previous to acquiring this position, he was a high school social science and special education teacher for 20 years. He earned his Doctorate in Educational Administration from Roosevelt University, holds a type 75 Principal’s Certificate, Type 9 Social Science Certificate, and LBS1 Special Education Certificate Endorsement.

Although Sunni Ali teaches at NEIU, he continues to mentor and work with high school diverse learners. His passion, dedication, and commitment to youth and adult learners remain constant in education.