Cultural Foundations of Education News

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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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Courtney Mauldin and Easton Davis

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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Kayla Treanor ’16 to lead Syracuse Women’s Lacrosse

Four-time All-American Kayla Treanor ’16 has been named the new head coach of the Syracuse Orange women’s lacrosse team, replacing Gary Gait after he was named men’s lacrosse head coach. She has a bachelor’s degree from the School of Education in selected studies in education. After starring for the Orange from 2013-16, Treanor started her...
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Linzy Andre and Cassaundra Guzman named Orange Holmes Scholars

Linzy Andre, doctoral student in counseling and counselor education, and Cassaundra Guzman G’21, incoming doctoral student in cultural foundations of education, have been named as the third 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...
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Cerri Banks

Cerri A. Banks Joins Syracuse University’s Student Experience Team

The national search for new leadership to oversee Student Experience has resulted in the appointment of two highly experienced, dynamic and innovative individuals who will work as a team to guide the division in building a best-in-class, outside-of-the-classroom experience. Chancellor Kent Syverud has appointed Allen W. Groves as senior vice president, Student Experience, and Cerri...
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Doctoral student, alumni honored for dissertations on diverse student experiences

Three School of Education doctoral students and alumni were recently honored for their dissertation research and writing. Phillandra Smith, a doctoral student in special education, was awarded second place in the 2021 Holmes Program Dissertation Funding Competition in the. She received $1,250 to support her continuing her dissertation work, entitled “W(h)ite Out: An Analysis of...
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Cultivating an International Student Community

International students enrich the School of Education’s community by contributing unique global perspectives. 35 countries are represented in the School of Education’s student body. “Being in the same classroom and hallways with the students of different backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences are cultural and educational wealth,” says Mirjakohn “MJ” Turdiev G’16, G’20. Turdiev has been at...
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