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Santiago Rincón-Gallardo with Deirdre Faughey

The following interview was originally posted on the International Ed News (IEN). Here, Dr. Santiago Rincón-Gallardo speaks with Deirdre Faughey (Managing Editor of IEN) about his experiences with education reform in Mexico.  I reached out to Dr. Santiago Rincón-Gallardo to learn more about his work in Mexican schools and to better understand how the current political climate…

Dr. Maxine Greene

Maxine Greene with Perry Giuseppe Rizopoulos

Maxine Greene is a professor emeritus and the Founder and Director of the Center for Social Imagination, the Arts and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is a past president of the Philosophy of Education Society, the American Educational Studies Association, and the American Educational Research Association. Also a member of the National Academy of…

Patricia Velasco

Patricia Velasco with Estrella Olivares-Orellana

Dr. Patricia Velasco began her professional career as a speech pathologist in Mexico City. After finishing her Ed. D. at Harvard Graduate School of Education in the United States, she went back to Mexico to establish Casa de la Ciencia to work with indigenous bilingual children and their teachers in San Cristobal de las Casas…

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“Stories from the field”

“Stories from the field,” was an event organized by Mary Ann Chacko and co-sponsored by Esteem with the Curriculum and Teaching Department at Teachers College, Columbia University, on September 26, 2013. As Chacko explains, she wanted to bring doctoral students together upon hearing the personal stories of her fellow doctoral candidates as they engaged in the…

Dr. Pedro Noguera

Pedro Noguera with Estrella Olivares-Orellana

Pedro Noguera is the Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education at New York University.  Dr. Noguera is a sociologist whose scholarship and research focuses on the ways in which schools are influenced by social and economic conditions, as well as by demographic trends in local, regional and global contexts.  In conversation here with Estrella Olivares-Orellana,…

Dr. Gilda Ochoa

Gilda Ochoa with Cati V. de los Ríos

Gilda L. Ochoa is Professor of Sociology and Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies at Pomona College in Claremont, California. Her research focuses on education, inequalities in schools, and community partnerships. She has written on Latina/o immigration, K-12 teachers, activism, critical pedagogy, and the factors influencing race/ethnic relationships, especially between Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants. She is the author…

Andrea Flower and Gita Upreti

Andrea Flower and Gita Upreti with Tran Templeton

From 2005 to 2007, Andrea Flower, Tran Templeton, and Gita Upreti worked together as doctoral research assistants at the University of Washington (UW) at Seattle. There, they implemented and collaborated on a large-scale research project, headed by Dr. Doug Cheney, which examined the effects of school-wide positive behavioral support on the academic and behavioral functioning…