Episode 163: The making of global Black anti-citizen/citizenship with Chris Busey & Tianna Dowie-Chin

In episode 162, Dan and Michael chat with Chris Busey & Tianna Dowie-Chin about their new article in Theory & Research in Social Education (TRSE) titled, “The making of global Black anti-citizen/citizenship: Situating BlackCrit in global citizenship research and theory?”

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Episode 162: Teacher Political Disclosure in Contentious Times with Rebecca Geller

In episode 162, Dan and Michael chat with Rebecca Geller about her new article in Theory & Research in Social Education (TRSE) titled, “Teacher political disclosure in contentious times: A ‘responsibility to speak up’ or ‘fair and balanced’?”

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Episode 161: Funds of Knowledge and Bilingual Social Studies with Natalie Keefer

In episode 161, Dan and Michael chat with Natalie Keefer about her new article in Social Studies & the Young Learner titled, “Gathering Funds of Knowledge: An Elementary Social Studies Unit Plan for Bilingual Settings.”

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Episode 160: An AsianCrit Perspective on U.S. History with Sohyun An

In episode 160, Dan and Michael chat with Sohyun An about her new Social Education article titled, “First Graders’ Inquiry into Multicolored Stories of School (De)Segregation” by Sohyun An.

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  1. An, S. (2020). First Graders’ Inquiry into Multicolored Stories of School (De) Segregation. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 32(3), 3-8.
  2. A ‘History of Exclusion, of Erasure, of Invisibility.’ Why the Asian-American Story Is Missing From Many U.S. Classrooms by Olivia B. Waxman in Time Magazine
  3. An, S. (2016). Asian Americans in American history: An AsianCrit perspective on Asian American inclusion in state US history curriculum standards. Theory & Research in Social Education, 44(2), 244-276.
  4. An, S. (2020). Racial literacy learning while navigating White social studies. The Social Studies, 111 (4), 174-181.
  5. An, S. (2020). Disrupting Curriculum of Violence on Asian Americans. Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 42 (2), 141-156.
  6. Episode 118: Elementary Social Studies Education Summit Review features Dr. An
  7. Episode 76: Teaching Asian-American Histories with Noreen Naseem Rodriguez 
  8. Asian Americans on PBS
  9. The Making of Asian America (2015) and America for Americans: A History of Xenophobia in the United States (2021) by Erika Lee
  10. Learn more about Sylvia Mendez (who is featured in Dr. An’s article): Episode 55: Teaching Mexican-American Histories with Maribel Santiago 
  11. Ruby Bridges (1998) movie
  12. Reclaiming the Multicultural Roots of U.S. Curriculum: Communities of Color and Official Knowledge in Education by Wayne Au, Anthony Brown, and Dolores Calderón
  13. Sarah Roberts picture book: The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial by Susan E. Goodman

Biography

Dr. Sohyun An is a full professor of social studies education at Kennesaw State University.  She received B.S. and M.S. degrees in social studies education from Seoul National University in South Korea, and Ph.D. degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. A former high school social studies teacher in South Korea, she is currently a teacher educator of elementary social studies education. Before joining KSU, she taught at Augustana College in Illinois. Dr. An is a critical race motherscholar and teacher educator. She studies, teaches, and parents with a hope for anti-racist, anti-oppressive school and society for all children. Her research centers on social studies/teacher education from Critical Race Theory, AsianCrit, social justice, and critical civic literacy perspectives. You can find Dr. An’s articles on her Google Scholar page.

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We would like to thank Zack Seitz of Wylie High School (TX) and the University of North Texas for his editing skills. 

Episode 159: Young Children Mobilizing Digital Media with Jon Wargo

In episode 159, Dan and Michael chat with Jon Wargo about his new article in Theory & Research in Social Education (TRSE) titled, “‘Sound” civics, heard histories: A critical case of young children mobilizing digital media to write (right) injustice?”

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Episode 156: Busing and Historical Empathy with Katherine Perrotta

In episode 156, Dan and Michael chat with Katherine Perrotta about her new article in Middle Level Learning titled, “Promoting Historical Empathy with the C3 Framework: Analyzing the Busing Controversy in United States History.”

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Episode 155: Navigating Identity as Controversy with Jenni Conrad

In episode 155, Dan and Michael chat with Jenni Conrad about her new article in Theory & Research in Social Education (TRSE) titled, “Navigating identity as a controversial issue: One teacher’s disclosure for critical empathic reasoning.”

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