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 Multicultural Education

(Fall 2006: vol. 8, no. 2)
Theme: Multicultural Education in Higher Education

Abbate-Vaughn • Jensen   Oden & Casey Oliver et al
  Phillion et al Robinson-Neal


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Jorgelina Abbate-Vaughn is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston whose research centers on urban and diversity issues. Contact this author at

Marion Beach, Ed. D., completed her doctorate in Multicultural Education from United States International University in San Diego, California. She has been teaching at San José State University since 1998.  

Thomas Amar Casey, Ph. D., (Lecturer of Black Studies in San Francisco State University)   graduated from Golden Gate University in public administration and taught service learning classes at UC-Santa Cruz.  He has also worked as a city planner in Oakland, CA. and has traveled and researched extensively in South Africa, in which he wrote his dissertation on the informal economy of South Africa. Contact this author at

Robert Jensen (Associate Professor, The School of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin) is the author of Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity and Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream.  Contact this author at

Erik Malewski (Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Purdue University) serves as the coordinator for the multicultural education component of Purdue's Teacher Education program. His teaching ties in closely with his research on critical theory, cultural studies, and curriculum studies. Contact this author at

Ravisha Mathur, Ph. D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Development in the College of Education at San José State University.

Elavie Ndura is an associate professor in the George Mason University Initiatives in Educational Transformation program. Her research and publications focus on multicultural teacher education, immigrants’ acculturation, and multicultural peace education. Contact this author at

Robert Stanley Oden, Ph. D., (Assistant Professor of Government in CSU Sacramento) graduated from UC-Santa Cruz, in sociology and taught service learning course at UC-Santa Cruz.  He is a social activist and city administrator in Berkeley and Oakland in California and recently published an article about prospects for recovering citizens in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in “Reflections and Responses to Hurricane Katrina.” Contact this author at

Lisa Oliver, Ph. D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Counselor Education at San José State University, received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Stanford University. Contact this author at

JoAnn Phillion (Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Purdue University) is an editor of Curriculum Inquiry.  Her research interests are in narrative approaches to multiculturalism, teacher knowledge, and teacher education.  She teaches graduate courses in curriculum theory and multicultural education, and an undergraduate course in pre-service teacher development. Contact this author at

Jennifer Richardson is Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Purdue University. Dr. Richardson's research focuses on integration of technology into education, specifically teacher education programs and distance education environments, as a means to enhance and improve learning and motivation. Contact this author at

Andree Robinson-Neal, Manager of Institutional Research, Planning, and Development in Salem Community College, New Jersey, is currently a doctoral student in Fielding Graduate University’s Educational Leadership & Change Program. Contact this author at

Helene J. Sinnreich, Director of Judaic and Holocaust Studies, Youngstown State University, spent two years teaching Jewish Studies at the University of Lodz in Lodz, Poland. Contact this author at

Patty Lynn S. Viajar, M. A., received her Master of Arts in Education from San José State University, in Instructional Technology. Currently, she is working on her Ph.D. in Education.