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PhD Job Market Candidates, 2017-2018

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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


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

Dissertation Title:
Making Americans: Schooling, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Twenty-first Century

Research Interests:
  • school socialization
  • national identity
  • race/ethnicity
  • language
  • inequality
  • belonging and inclusion
  • immigration and assimilation


Area:
Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education (CTE)

Dissertation Title:
Fighting "Bad" Science in the Information Age: Misinformation and Improving Students' Critical Reading Skills

Research Interests:
  • Science Literacy
  • Nature of Science
  • Public Understanding of Science
  • Socioscientific Issues
  • Curriculum
  • Literacy
  • Social Media
  • Content Analysis
  • Qualitative Research