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McVorran, Marcelle M. - Faculty Bio

McVorran, Marcelle M.

Education Studies 

Professor Emerita of Education Studies

Research and Teaching Interests

Education and Social Change

Cultural Studies in Education

Sociology of Education

Education Policy Studies

Critical Theory/Critical Pedagogies

Political Economy of Schools

Colonial Education/Decolonization /Indigenous Education

Caribbean Education

Comparative and International Education


Courses Taught

EDU 170  Foundations of Education

EDU 223  Deconstructing Difference

EDU 240  Issues and Trends in Education

EDU 290  Education Policy

EDU 290  Service and Learning

EDU 311  Critical Multiculturalism

EDU 320  Education and Social Change

EDU 330  Comparative Education

EDU 360  Political Economy of Schools

EDU 362  Philosophy and Education Reform

EDU 480  Research Methods

EDU 490  Senior Seminar



PH.D Comparative Education - State University of New York at Buffalo 1988. (Dept. of Education Organization, Administration and Policy) Minor area of study - Education Sociology

ED.M. General Education - State University of New York at Buffalo 1978.  Minor area of Study - Curriculum Development

B.SC. Elementary Education - State University of New York at Buffalo 1976.

B.A. Socio-Economic Geography - State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976.


Professional Associations

Caribbean Studies Association

Comparative Education Society

Association for the Study of the World Wide African Diaspora (ASWAD)

American Education Research Society