Dr. Emery Petchauer - Higher Education

Dr. Emery Petchauer
Members of the academy offer insight into current events and higher education issues that impact people of color.

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Is George Zimmerman on Your Campus?

by | April 30, 2012 In the weeks leading up to the arrest of George Zimmerman, many people were shocked to find him Read more

When Teachers Are Publicly Questioned

by | March 11, 2012
How the Untied States decides what a “good teacher” is and what we do with that information [...] Read more

Why Ethnic Studies Courses Are Good for White Kids Too

by | January 9, 2012
Last week, Judge Lewis Kowal of Arizona upheld a ban on ethnic studies classes in the Tucson Un [...] Read more

The ‘Big Game’ on Saturday That Universities Overlook

by | November 7, 2011
There’s a “Big Game” this Saturday that won’t take place on a football field or be tele [...] Read more

What Everyone Can Do To Diversify the Teaching Force

by | September 13, 2011
Each faculty and staff member at a given university can be a stakeholder in the development of [...] Read more

Fulbright Lessons From Around the World

by | August 16, 2011
Lessons learned from one of the most diverse groups I’ve ever been around. [...] Read more

Partnering Across Institutions and Race for Urban Teacher Preparation

by | June 16, 2011
As educators who work to prepare teachers, particularly for urban schools, we believe that pre- [...] Read more

The Benefits of University-Public School Partnerships

by | February 21, 2011
At 6:52 one Friday morning last semester, as I was on my way to a local high school to meet my [...] Read more

How it Feels to Take Math Praxis

by | November 11, 2010
This week, I did something that few academicians would do. I voluntarily sat for one hour and t [...] Read more

Doctorates in the Dance Cipher

by | September 22, 2010
While at the University of Colorado-Boulder recently, I crossed paths with perhaps the most une [...] Read more

Pedagogical Entry Points to Arizona and Ethnic Studies

by | July 2, 2010
Over the past month, one of the most watched developments in the news for educators, academicia [...] Read more

Four Misconceptions About Hip-Hop Based Education

by | May 12, 2010
While some people find inspiration in unexpected places, I sometimes find it in uninformed and [...] Read more

Translating the Rules of the Game

by | January 25, 2010
Over the so-called semester “break,” I cruised through two books that had been on my “to- [...] Read more

Getting Ready for the Praxis Exam

by | November 11, 2009
If your education students are a bit nervous or fidgety this week in class, here’s why:   [...] Read more

What Educators Can Learn from President Obama’s Back to School Speech

by | September 8, 2009
We now know that President Obama’s recent speech to America’s youngest citizens was not, as [...] Read more
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