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Dr. Carl Cohn Visits to Discuss State Educational Policy

November 21, 2016 by | College of Educational Studies

Director of the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence, Dr. Carl Cohn, visited the Chapman University campus Tuesday, November 15 to discuss California’s funding formula and governance process embedded in the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). In partnership with Orange Unified School District, CES brought together local school board members, superintendents, principals, teachers community members and

Dr. Monzo hosts speakers from the International Marxist humanist organization

October 27, 2016 by | Faculty News

Professor Lilia Monzó, of the College of Educational Studies, hosted three key speakers of the International Marxist Humanist Organization (IMHO) in “Marx for Today,” a special session of her Freshman Foundations Course (FFC) Revolution and Education on October 20th. Speakers included Kevin Anderson from UC Santa Barbara, author of numerous Marxist texts, including Marx at

Critical Pedagogy in China? Really?

August 12, 2016 by | Faculty News

It’s difficult grasp the full import of this historic event because there exists a prevailing assumption that a Communist country such as China would not be interested in an approach to pedagogy that is founded on the development of critical consciousness and social transformation.  And yet, that’s precisely where we, Peter McLaren and Suzanne SooHoo

EVOLUTION Education article published by CES Doctorate Student, Meredith Dorner and Dr. Eugenie Scott of the National Center for Science Education

May 2, 2016 by | Student News

Meredith A. Dorner and NCSE’s (National Center for Science Education) founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott published “An Exploration of Instructor Perceptions of Community College Students’ Attitudes Towards Evolution” in Evolution: Education and Outreach. Dorner and Scott explain in the abstract, “we compared how community college instructors of life sciences courses perceive students’ attitudes towards

Peter McLaren interviewed for the National Educational Evaluation Policy Gazette This Influential Educational Journal Reaches 50,000 readers, and Ministers of Education in 22 countries

April 25, 2016 by | Faculty News

The National Institute of Educational Evaluation Policy Gazette for the National Institute of Educational Evaluation of México interviewed Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, Peter McLaren last month. The Dangers of Educational Extremism: High-Stakes Standardized Evaluation in US K-12 Education, which includes content from McLaren’s March interview

Ahmed Younis, Ph.D., Wins Doti Award as Outstanding Grad Student

April 15, 2016 by | Student News

Chapman University’s highest honor for doctoral graduate students has been announced, and the recipient is Dr. Ahmed Younis from the College of Educational studies, who successfully defended his Ph.D. in Education dissertation in late March 2016. The James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award is awarded to a recipient who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in

Professor Kris De Pedro to Present at The White House

March 16, 2016 by | Faculty News

Dr. Kris De Pedro, Assistant Professor in the College of Educational Studies, will visit the White House on April 13, 2016, to share his research about Educational Reform.  Dr. De Pedro is part of a group of educational researchers who are dedicated to making schools safe and inclusive spaces for children experiencing tremendous trauma related

Dr. Peter McLaren presents Pedagogy of Insurrection at Loyola Marymount University 3rd Annual Leavey Presidential Chair Lecture

February 19, 2016 by | Faculty News

A packed auditorium of students, teachers, and faculty at Loyola Marymount University greeted Dr. Peter McLaren at the 3rd Annual Leavey Presidential Chair Lecture on Monday, February 15, 2016. In its third year, and organized by Dr. Antonia Darder, internationally known Freirean scholar, the Leavey Presidential Chair Lecture is a forum where important scholars speak