29 November 2016
One of Deborah Appleman’s students, Zeke Caligiuri, who was in her Creative Writing class at Stillwater Prison has written a memoir called “This is Where I Am.”
Professor Snyder contributes to a debate on the purpose of education in Boston Review. The proposition: Public schools should make citizens, not workers. A laudable idea, Snyder says, but one that must reckon with our long history of supporting vocational education.
26 January 2016
View a list of talks by professor Deborah Appleman
Professor Snyder publishes a commentary about the legacy of pioneering African American historian Carter G. Woodson in Education Week.7 December 2015
Professor Snyder publishes a commentary about the legacy of pioneering African American historian Carter G. Woodson in Education Week. “From Woodson’s point of view,” Snyder writes, “race was an essential element of U.S. history.” “To ignore it would be like teaching biology without mentioning carbon.”
Professor Jeff Snyder’s latest book review published in the New Republic23 April 2015
Professor Snyder reviews Andrew Hartman’s new book, A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars. As long as we have public schools, Snyder says, we will never move beyond the culture wars.
Professor Snyder featured in an American Prospect article on character education21 April 2015
Professor Snyder talks about the past and present of character education in an American Prospect article, “Teaching Character: Grit, Privilege and American Education’s Obsession with Novelty”
21 January 2015
Professor Anita Chikkatur gave remarks during a panel at a #BlackLivesMatter event at Skinner Chapel on January 20, 2015. View the text of her remarks here.
Anita Chikkatur to be a panelist for #BlackLivesMatter event16 January 2015
Professor Anita Chikkatur will take part in the event, #BlackLivesMatter, Conversations for Change. “Our goal is to stimulate conversations. Conversations that are attentive to recent events as symptoms of large, systemic, problems and that are willing and able to turn inward to our own communities. The panelists will address some facet of #BlackLivesMatter to raise our consciousnesses, challenge our understanding, and spur continuing dialogues.”
Anita Chikkatur, Professor of Educational Studies
Kevin Wolfe, Robert A. Oden Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow for Innovation in the Humanities in Religion
Sarah Catherine Walker ’99, Second Chance Coalition, Ph.D. Candidate University of Minnesota
DeRay McKesson, Senior Director, Human Capital at Minneapolis Public Schools
Nekima Levy-Pounds, St. Thomas University Professor of Law, Director of the Community Justice Project
Moderated by Professor Adriana Estill, Professor of English and American Studies
Professor Jeff Snyder was featured in a New York Times Op-Talk article16 January 2015
Professor Snyder was featured in a New York Times Op-Talk article about personality development and character education.
Professor Jeff Snyder’s latest book review published in Boston Review16 January 2015
Professor Snyder reviews Lani Guinier’s new book, The Tyranny of Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America. If you care about increasing access to higher education, Snyder says, attacking the SAT is not the answer.