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Alexander, Rebecca Anne, Ph.D.

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765-658-4421

Education Studies, Harrison Hall, Room 311
Greencastle, IN
46135

Education Studies

Assistant Professor of Education Studies

Courses Taught

EDU 170  Foundations of Education

EDU 197  The Cyborg and the Trickster: The Human Educational Machine

EDU 223  Deconstructing Differences

EDU 240  Issues and Trends in Education

EDU 290  Critical Pedagogy, Critical Theory

EDU 290  Banned Books, Banned Pedagogy

EDU 290  Decolonizing Education

EDU 297  Social Justice and Education

 

Publications

"Thinking through the Decolonial Turn in Research and Praxis: advancing New Understandings of the Community-School Relation in latino/a Parent Involvement" (2014) with P. Baquedano-Lopez and S. J. Hernandez.  In Portes, P. R., Salas, S., Baquedano-Lopez, P., & Mellom, P. Eds. U.S. Latinos and Education Policy.  Routledge.

"Equity Issues in Parental and Community Involvement in Schools: What Teacher Educators Need to Know" with P. Baquedano-Lopez and S.J. Hernandez. Review of Research in Education, 37, 149-181.

"Marketing Whiteness: Geographies of Colorblind Liberalism." (2009) Institute for the Study of Social Change, Graduate Fellows Working Paper Series, UC Berkeley.

 

Education

Ph.D., Social and Cultural Studies in Education, UC Berkeley, 2012

MA, Social and Cultural Studies in Education, UC Berkeley, 2005

BA (Summa Cum Laude), Globalization/Interdisciplinary Studies, Humboldt State University, 2002

 

Honors and Awards

Institute for the Study of Social Change Fellow (2007-2009)

Summer Grant, Graduate Division, UC Berkeley (2007)

Spencer Foundation Research Training Grant (2004-2005)

Department Award, Department of Education, UC Berkeley (2003 and 2007)

 

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