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Alexander, Rebecca Anne, Ph.D. - Faculty Bio

Alexander, Rebecca Anne, Ph.D.




Education Studies, Harrison Hall, Room 318
Greencastle, IN

Education Studies

Associate Professor of Education Studies and Chair 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



"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.



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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