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Multiculturalism in South Korea: Jang-ham Na and Jeehun Kim with Eun-Kyoung Chung and Deirdre Faughey

Dr. Jeehun Kim and Dr. Jangham Na are visiting scholars in the department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University, who are both studying topics relevant to the broader theme of multiculturalism in South Korea. Jeehun Kim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Studies Education, Inha University, and Jang-ham Na is an Associate Professor in the Department…

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Luis A. Huerta with Isaac Solano

Dr. Luis A Huerta is an Associate Professor of education and public policy at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research and scholarship focus on issues of decentralization related to school choice reforms, as well as the impact of school finance inequities on implementing school reform. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.…

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Christopher Emdin with Emily Bailin

Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University, where he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education. He is also a Caperton Fellow and Hip-Hop Archive Fellow at the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at…

Dr. Karen Hammerness

Karen Hammerness with Deirdre Faughey

Karen Hammerness is the Director of Educational Research and Evaluation at the American Museum of Natural History. Most recently, she has been studying teacher education programs that focus on preparing teachers for particular contexts, such as urban public schools, and exploring the advantages of such focused preparation for new teachers, and their students—work that is…

Dr. Celia Genishi

Celia Genishi with Tran Templeton

  Celia Genishi—Professor Emerita of Education and former Department Chair and Co-Coordinator of the Program in Early Childhood Education in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University—is an authority on early childhood education, language in the classroom, qualitative research and childhood bilingualism. In this conversation, Tran Templeton and Professor Genishi discuss the importance of play…