Cultural Foundations of Education News

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Professor Michael Gill Honored for Excellence in Graduate Education

Professor Michael Gill, School of Education Associate Professor of Disability Studies and Cultural Foundations of Education, is among eight faculty members receiving a 2023 Syracuse University Graduate School Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award. The honor is presented to faculty members who have a significant, positive influence on graduate education through their commitment to...
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Professor Courtney Mauldin Discusses “Over-Policed” School Dress Codes with U.S. News, EdWeek

Why School Dress Codes Are Often Unfair (U.S. News & World Report | Dec. 23, 2022) School dress codes have been a topic of debate between students, parents and administrators for decades. While students have sought out avenues for free expression and individuality through their attire, many schools have instituted these policies in an effort...
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Orange Holmes Scholars Host Fall 2022 Panel

Syracuse University School of Education Orange Holmes Scholars held their fall 2022 panel on Dec. 1, 2022, via Zoom. School of Education doctoral students and Holmes Scholars Ana Borja Armas, ParKer Bryant, and Cassandra Guzman—along with Professor Courtney Mauldin—hosted “Beyond the Rhetoric: Revolutionize the Future of Education and Educator Preparation,” which focused on the larger...
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Five Questions for Autumn Figueroa ’04, G’06

Educational consultant Autumn Figueroa ’04, G’06 holds a joint bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Selected Studies in Education, with a minor in Spanish and a master’s degree in Childhood Education (Grades 1-6). Figueroa’s career has taken her from education advisory organization Victory Partners to Uncommon Schools, a not-for-profit school management firm, to Teaching Matters,...
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Fatemeh Moghaddam in Conversation on the “Woman, Life, Freedom” Movement in Iran and a Call for Transnational Feminist Solidarity

A doctoral candidate in Cultural Foundations of Education and Women’s and Gender Studies at Syracuse University, Fatemeh Moghaddam’s areas of interest are decolonizing pedagogy and transnational feminist praxis, solidarity and coalition building, and ontological leadership. In particular, Moghaddam’s current research charts indigenous feminist leaderships in Iran and the possibility of transnational coalition building. In this...
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School of Education Convenes Local Educators of Color to Share Experiences and Center Healing

In spring 2022, The Study Council at Syracuse University and the Intergroup Dialogue Program collaborated to develop a supportive online community for educators of color across Central New York. Facilitated by Professor Courtney Mauldin, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, and third-year doctoral student Easton Davis G’21, the Educators of Color Dialogue follows a similar framework...
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Orange Holmes Scholars Participate in AACTE 2022 Annual Meeting

Six Orange Holmes Scholars participated in the 74th American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Annual Meeting. Billed as the premier educator preparation conference in the nation, the annual meeting took place in New Orleans across March 4 to 6, 2022. Joining Interim Dean Kelly Chandler-Olcott and Orange Holmes Scholars Advisor Professor Courtney Mauldin...
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Symposium on Anti-Asian Violences to Feature Professors Michael Gill and Susan Thomas

Professors Michael Gill and Susan Thomas of the School of Education’s Department of Cultural Foundations of Education (CFE) will feature in a March 24-25 symposium interrogating the histories and trajectories of anti-Asian violences. Presented by the Cornell-Syracuse South Asia Consortium and sponsored in part by CFE, “Genealogies of Anti-Asian/Asia Violences” takes place in the Maxwell...
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Kirsis Dipre and Robin Maxile named Orange Holmes Scholars

Kirsis A. Dipre, doctoral student in counseling and counselor education, and Robin Maxile, doctoral student in cultural foundations of education, have been named as the second cohort of Orange Holmes Scholars with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. The AACTE Holmes Scholars program supports students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in doctoral programs in...
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