Beverley Bell is a Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Her research focuses on developing collaborations and reciprocal partnerships that integrate experiential learning with structured reflection and informed action.
Daryl Essena is a lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.
Meg L. Gebhard
Meg Gebhard’s research agenda centers on understanding second language literacy development, teachers’ professional development, and the discourses of educational reform in the United States.
Keisha L. Green
Keisha Green is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education & School Improvement. She is a community-engaged scholar and critical teacher educator with research interests in English Education, youth literacy practices, critical literacy, and critical pedagogy. Dr. Green is published in journals including International Journal for Qualitative Studies; Equity & Excellence in Education; Race, Ethnicity, and Education; and Educational Forum. She has authored chapters in edited volumes including Humanizing Research: Decolonizing Qualitative Inquiry with Youth and Communities and Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement. Dr. Green currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies at UMass Amherst College of Education, where she is the co-founder and co-director of the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research and co-editor of the highly acclaimed journal of Equity & Excellence in Education. Dr. Green also serves as a consultant for area educational institutions supporting their diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
Linda L. Griffin is a professor in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research and scholarly interest for over 25 years has been on the teaching and learning of sport related games through a games-centered approach grounded in constructivist learning.
Robert Maloy is a senior lecturer II in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.
Betsy McEneaney is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & School Improvement.
Kysa Nygreen’s research and teaching address topics of race, class, and culture in education; urban schooling; critical and anti-racist pedagogies; participatory action research; and educational ethnography.
Laura Valdiviezo’s interest is in re-conceptualizing and reforming schools as loci of change for social justice. Her work examines the role educators and youth play as political actors able to inform both policy and teacher education. She is also interested in the education of teachers and youth as researchers using inquiry-based practice for the advancement of teaching theory and pedagogy towards equity and anti-racist education.
W255 Furcolo, Machmer 314
Ruth-Ellen Verock is a senior lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.