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PhD Job Market Candidates, 2018-2019

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Robin Keturah Anderson

Area: Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE), Learning Sciences and Technology Design (LSTD)

Dissertation Title: Twenty-First Century Teacher Learning: Online Learning Communities as Critical Components of Mathematics Teacher Professional Development

Research Interests: Mathematics Education, Learning Sciences, Professional Development, Pre-Service Teacher Preparation, Informal Learning, Curriculum, Social Media, Computational Methods in the Social Sciences


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

Dissertation Title: Disciplinary Literacy Practices in Science Classrooms

Research Interests: English language development, science education, disciplinary literacy development, curriculum and assessment development, case study methods


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


Area: Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE)

Dissertation Title: Productive Struggle: The Instructional Scaffolds of Exemplary Reading Teachers of Middle School Emergent Bilinguals

Research Interests: literacy instruction, literacy development, emergent bilinguals, bilingual education, classroom discussion, elementary school, middle school, Teacher education, Professional Development


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Area: Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE)

Dissertation Title: Science Education in Multilingual Communities: Utilizing Students' Linguistic Repertoires as Resources for Science Learning

Research Interests: science education, Teacher education, equity, language, emergent bilingualism, multilingual communities


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: Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE)

Dissertation Title: Linguistic Belonging in the Classrooms of Elementary Teachers


Area: Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE)

Dissertation Title: Enacting Environmental Identities

Research Interests: environmental education, science education, diversity, justice, equity, ethnography, environmental justice, curriculum development


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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