Education faculty engage in critical research and publications

by The College of Education   /   Oct 18, 2013

Faculty at the College of Education at Illinois produce valuable research, evidenced by the number of publications released each year. In 2012-13, our faculty contributed 95 book chapters, 204 referreed journal articles, and 36 non-referreed journal articles to the field, expanding our reach and impact in the higher education and P-12 classrooms.

Below are recent books published by Illinois faculty:

Hear Our Truths: The Creative Potential of Black Girlhood
Ruth Nicole Brown, assistant professor in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
(University of Illinois Press)


Feminisms and Educational Research
Nicholas Burbules, Gutgsell professor in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership (with Wendy R. Kohli)
(Rowman and Littlefield Publishers)


ReWRITING the Basics: Literacy Learning in Children's Cultures
Anne Haas Dyson, professor in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
(Teachers College Press)


A Survival Guide for New Special Educators
Maya Israel, assistant professor in Special Education (along with Margaret Kamman, Bonnie Billingsley, and Mary Brownell)
(Jossey-Bass)


The Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private Schools
Christopher A. Lubienski and Sarah Theule Lubienski, professors in Curriculum and Instruction
(University of Chicago Press)


LGBTQ Youth and Education: Policies and Practices
Cris Mayo, professor in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
(Teachers College Press)


Necessary Spaces: Exploring the Richness of African American Childhood in the South
Saundra Murray Nettles, clinical professor in Educational Psychology
(Information Age Publishing


Using Science as Evidence in Public Policy
Thomas A. Schwandt, professor in Educational Psychology (with Kenneth Prewitt and Miron L. Straf)
(National Academies Press)