Recent Courses

EDPS 543: The Criminalization of Youth in Urban Schools, with Nicole Nguyen (Spring 2018)

Using contemporary social theory, this course investigates the disciplining, punishing, and criminalization of youth in urban schools, paying particular attention to the racialized, classed, gendered, and ableist contours of these social processes.

EDPS 555: Political Economy of Urban Education, with Pauline Lipman (Spring 2018)

Politics of urban school policy and practice. Interest groups, school boards, educators, citizens, and governments as political actors. Educational leadership in political context.

EDPS 588: Critical Race Theory: Race and Racism in Education, with David Stovall (Spring 2018)

Examines theories of race and racism in education within the interdisciplinary construct of Critical Race Theory. 

EDPS 549: Critical Pedagogy: Practice and Theory, with Rico Gutstein (Fall 2017)

Examine theory and practice of social justice teaching in schools, including: history liberatory pedagogies, culturally relevant and critical pedagogies, funds of knowledge, critical multiculturalism and anti-racist pedagogy, critical race theory.