Episode 146: (Un)restricting Feminism in Social Studies with Lauren Colley

In episode 146, Dan and Michael chat with Lauren Colley about her new TRSE publication, “(Un)Restricting feminism: High school students’ definitions of gender and feminism in the context of the historic struggle for women’s rights.”

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Episode 146

 

Books, Articles and Other Amazing Resources

  1. Colley, L. (2019). (Un)Restricting feminism: High school students’ definitions of gender and feminism in the context of the historic struggle for women’s rights. Theory & Research in Social Education, 47(3), 426-455.
  2. Colley, L.M (2017). Judging on their looks: Understanding pre-service social studies teachers’ conceptions of historical agency and gender. Journal of Social Studies Research, 41(2), 155-166. DOI: 10.1016/j.jssr.2016.08.002
  3. Colley, L.M. & Broome, J. (2020).  Decentering whiteness in women’s history. In Hawkman, A. and Shear, S. (Eds.), Marking the Invisible: Articulating Whiteness in Social Studies Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  4. Hill, E., Colley, L.M., and Broome, J. (2018). Going beyond the single story of suffrage: Teaching gender rights and protests through film. In L. Willox (Ed.), It’s being done in social studies: Race, class, gender and sexuality in the Pre/K-12 curriculum. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing
  5. Colley, L.M. (2017). But “ain’t I a woman?” An inquiry on the intersectionality of race and gender during the 19th Century abolitionist movement. In P. Chandler, & T. Hawley (Eds.), Race lessons: Using inquiry to teach about race in social studies. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  6. Colley, L.M. (2020). Women who stirred it up. [Review of the book Amazing Iowa Women, by Katy Swalwell]. Theory & Research in Social Education, DOI:10.1080/00933104.2020.1783126
  7. Exemplar classroom lesson plan on the future of Feminism: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/learning/lesson-plans/women-on-the-march-a-lesson-plan-on-imagining-the-future-of-feminism.html
  8. You can follow Dr. Lauren Colley on Instagram @drlcseducatorcorner and on Twitter @colleylm.

Biography

Dr. Lauren M. Colley is an educator and mother to three equally amazing, demanding, and unique children. She is an advocate for social justice, national paid parental and family leave, and a happier and healthier earth. She is currently an Assistant Professor in Integrated Social Studies Education at the University of Cincinnati where her research focuses primarily on how students and teachers use and think about gender in the social studies curriculum and classroom. Previously, from 2015-2019, she was an Assistant Professor of Social Sciences Education at the University of Alabama. She earned her PhD in 2015 from the University of Kentucky where she worked as a Graduate Assistant to the C3 Framework and the New York Social Studies Toolkit Project. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, she earned a Masters of Arts in History (2007), a Master of Arts in Education (2008), and taught high school social studies in Central Kentucky. She has published in several top tier journals including Theory and Research in Social Education and Journal of Social Studies Research. 

Editor

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

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