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Winston Thompson: Lecture & Discussion

by Chris Higgins / May 4, 2017


Monday, May 8

LECTURE (9:30-11 AM, 192 Education) "Reconsidering the Concept of Educational Justice: Asking New Questions of Race, Politics, & More"

BROWNBAG DISCUSSION (12:15-1:15 PM, 333 Education) "Expanding the reach of academic programs through online learning and social media"

Winston C. Thompson is a Fellow in Residence at Harvard University's Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and Assistant Professor (Education, Philosophy) at the University of New Hampshire. Professor Thompson's scholarship explores the ethical and political dimensions of educational policy and practice, including higher education access, affirmative action, and multiculturalism. His work on the nature of justice and the role of education in a pluralistic, democratic society has appeared in Educational Theory, Philosophy of Education, Teachers College Record, The Journal of Philosophy of Education, Educational Philosophy and Theory, and Studies in Philosophy and Education. He is working on a monograph entitled "Justice in the Balance: Revitalizing Politics and Education." He has also written on social media and is the creator of PIPEline (, a short-form interview podcast on contemporary research in philosophy of education.