Alma Harris on the inclusion of women’s stories as a global leadership issue

This interview with Professor Dr. Alma Harris appears as the fifth installment in a year-long series on the public scholarship of women in education leadership. Dr. Harris is internationally known for her research and writing on leadership and school improvement. She started her career as a teacher in South Wales and has held senior academic appointments at five…

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Helen Janc Malone on working with scholars and practitioners to break barriers in education

This interview with Helen Janc Malone was originally posted on Esteem: Conversations Between Educators, where it appeared as the third installment in a yearlong series on the public scholarship of women in education leadership. Dr. Helen Janc Malone is the Director of Institutional Advancement and National Director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program at the Institute for Educational…

The Public Scholarship of Women in Education Leadership

A yearlong interview series presented by Esteem: Conversations Between Educators   This year, Esteem will publish a series of interviews that connect two compelling areas of interest. One is the AERA 2016 Conference theme of public scholarship for diverse democracies. The other is women’s leadership in education. Recently, these two areas have converged on Twitter as…

Multicultural education in South Korea

Originally posted on International Education News on February 19, 2015: Over the past decade or so, South Korea (as well as Taiwan and Japan) has experienced a wave of immigration that has resulted in an increasingly ethnic and racially diverse population. The issue has received considerable attention—from the media, as well as from politicians—as the country works to find…

Karen Hammerness with Deirdre Faughey

Karen Hammerness is the Director of Educational Research and Evaluation at the American Museum of Natural History. Most recently, she has been studying teacher education programs that focus on preparing teachers for particular contexts, such as urban public schools, and exploring the advantages of such focused preparation for new teachers, and their students—work that is…

Aaron Pallas with Deirdre Faughey

 Originally posted on Esteem: Conversations Between Educators on June 4, 2014: Aaron Pallas is the Arthur I. Gates Professor of Sociology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. He has also taught at Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University, and Northwestern University, and served as a statistician at the National Center for Education Statistics in…