A leading expert on multicultural education will be the featured speaker in the Hassinger Lecture Series, to be hosted by the College of Educational Studies Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum 201.

Christine Sleeter, Ph.D., a leading voice on the topic of multicultural education, will speak on campus Nov. 13.

Christine Sleeter, Ph.D., a leading voice on the topic of multicultural education, will speak on campus Nov. 13.

Christine Sleeter, Ph.D., is professor emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State University Monterey Bay. Sleeter is currently president of the National Association for Multicultural Education, and previously served as vice president of Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research Association. Her research focuses on anti-racist multicultural education and teacher education, and currently she is developing a new area, critical family history.

Awards for her work include the American Educational Research Association Social Justice in Education Award, the Chapman University Paolo Freire Education Project Social Justice Award, the American Educational Research Association Division K Legacy Award, the California State University Monterey Bay President’s Medal, the National Association for Multicultural Education Research Award, and the American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on Multicultural and Multiethnic Lifetime Achievement Award.