Category: Cultural Foundations of Education

Cultural Foundations of Education Among Departments Receiving REDF Fellowships

Peter Vanable, dean of the Graduate School, announced the distribution of $750,000 in new funds to expand doctoral program degree conferrals and strengthen the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. These funds, through the Research Excellence Doctoral Funding (REDF) program, include partial funding support for a fellowship in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education. The...
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Public Humanities Fellows Advance Student-Centered Research

The 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellows both represent the School of Education: Camilla Bell ’14 G’18 and Gemma Cooper-Novack. The fellowship supports graduate student public scholarship, helping them conceive of and develop their work in relation to the local community, and develop skills for doing public work beyond graduation. Collective Writing with Refugee and Immigrant Youth Gemma Cooper-Novack,...
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Khuram Hussain G’10 has been named Interim Hobart Dean at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Khuram Hussain G’10 has been named Interim Hobart Dean at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Khuram earned his Ph.D. in Cultural Foundations of Education and teaches courses on the intersection of democracy and education at Hobart and William Smith.
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Our Summer Reading List

Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet’s Journey Stephen Kuusisto Simon & Schuster, March 2018 Stephen Kuusisto, is a University Professor in Cultural Foundations of Education and a faculty member in the Renee Crown Honors Program. In Have Dog, Will Travel he recalls the process of meeting and learning to work with his first guide dog, Corky. “There have...
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Two SOE Doctoral Students Named 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellows

A joint initiative between the Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Central New York Humanities Corridor, the Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowships are supported in partnership with Humanities New York (formerly known as the New York Council for the Humanities) to: encourage emerging humanities scholars to conceive of their work in relation to the public sphere develop skills for doing...
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CFE Doctoral Student Receives Prestigious NAEd Fellowship

Kelsey Dayle John (Diné), a doctoral candidate in the department of Cultural Foundations of Education (CFE) in the School of Education, has been selected by the National Academy of Education to receive a 2018 Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. According to the NAEd website, the $27,500 Spencer fellowships support “individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and...
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Disability Studies Trailblazer Susan Schweik in Residence March 19-30

The Syracuse University Humanities Center will host a visit by renowned disability studies scholar Susan Schweik. Known for her innovative work at the intersection of disability studies, literature, feminist theory and civil rights history, Schweik is the 2018 Jeanette K. Watson Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities. The overarching focus of her residency is “Bodies...
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School of Education at the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting in New York, NY, April 13-17. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues, and...
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Kristen Luschen named Dean of Multicultural Education at Hampshire College

Kristen Luschen, ’05, Ph.D., Cultural Foundations of Education, associate professor of Education Studies, is the new Dean of Multicultural Education and Inclusion at Hampshire College. Professor Luschen will address issues of diversity and inclusion related to the academic program and will work closely with faculty, staff and students to address academic policy, curriculum, teaching, and advising. ...
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CFE alumna appointed Hiram College 22nd President

Hiram, Ohio, Feb. 4, 2014 – The Hiram College Board of Trustees has elected Dr. Lori Varlotta as the 22nd president of the institution. Varlotta, 50, is the first woman president in Hiram history. She is currently the senior vice president for planning, enrollment management and student affairs at California State University, Sacramento. She will...
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