The Public Scholarship of Women in Education Leadership

A yearlong interview series presented by Esteem: Conversations Between Educators   This year, Esteem will publish a series of interviews that connect two compelling areas of interest. One is the AERA 2016 Conference theme of public scholarship for diverse democracies. The other is women’s leadership in education. Recently, these two areas have converged on Twitter as…

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…

Nancy Lesko with Laura Vernikoff

Nancy Lesko teaches in the areas of curriculum, youth studies, gender/sexuality, and immigration at Teachers College, Columbia University. Recent books include: Keywords in youth studies and Act your age! A cultural construction of adolescence, 2nd edition. Current research projects involve a three-country study of beginning teachers and their responses to LGBTQ issues (SSHRC funded) and a high school initiative that…