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PhD Job Market Candidates, 2018-2019

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Area: Social Sciences, Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies in Education (SHIPS)

Dissertation Title: Diversity as a Resource in an Elite Public School: A 21st Century Paradox

Research Interests: race and ethnicity, learning and identity, social interaction, access and equity, conceptions of intelligence, power and legitimacy, community and belonging; contextual analysis of opportunity/achievement gaps, high-achieving and affluent learning environments


Jeremiah Lockwood

Area: Social Sciences, Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies in Education (SHIPS)

Dissertation Title: Golden Ages: cantorial revivalists in the digital era

Research Interests: Ethnography of education, religion and education, music learning, learning in non-institutional settings, genre revival, construction of identity, cantorial music, blues, Yiddish literature


Area: Social Sciences, Humanities, and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies in Education (SHIPS)

Dissertation Title: An Examination of the Translation between STEM Policy and Practice: Investigations of Equity-Minded District Policy Implementation

Research Interests: Education Policy, STEM Education, Urban Education, Equity and Access, Mixed methods, Qualitative Research


Area: International Comparative Education (ICE)

Dissertation Title: The NGO-ization of Civil Society: Community Education and the West Africa Ebola Epidemic

Research Interests: international education; youth; development; civil society; democratization; Africa; Latin America


Area: Developmental and Psychological Sciences (DAPS)

Dissertation Title: Longitudinal association between sense of belonging and academic performance among first-generation/low-income college students

Research Interests: developmental psychology, psychological sense of belonging, identity development, ethnic/racial identity, sociocultural processes, academic outcomes, access & equity, diversity, college student success


Area: Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE)

Dissertation Title: Who gets to be a science writer? (Un)equal opportunities, expectations, and evaluations for writing in high school Biology classrooms

Research Interests: Critical & Culturally Relevant Pedagogies, Intersectionality Theory, Linguistic Diversity, Literacy Education, Online Learning, science education, teacher professional development, Writing


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