Book Talk: Teaching on Days After, with Alyssa Hadley Dunn

Please join Alyssa Hadley Dunn for a discussion of her new book, Teaching on Days After: Educating for Equity in the Wake of Injustice (New York: Teachers College Press, 2021).

Dr. Alyssa Hadley Dunn is the Director of Teacher Education for the Neag School of Education and an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. A former high school English teacher, Dr. Dunn now focuses her teaching, research, and service on urban education for social and racial justice. She studies how to best prepare and support teachers to work in urban schools and how to teach for justice and equity amidst school policies and reforms that negatively impact teachers’ working conditions and students’ learning conditions. Prior to coming to UConn, she was an Associate Professor at Michigan State University and an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University. She is the author of three award-winning books: Teaching on Days After: Educating for Equity in the Wake of Injustice (Teachers College Press, 2021); Teachers Without Borders?: The Hidden Consequences of International Teachers in U.S. Schools (Teachers College Press, 2013); and Urban Teaching in America (Sage Publications, 2011) . She has published dozens of articles in journals such as the American Educational Research Journal, Journal of Teacher Education, Teachers College Record, Urban Education, and Teaching and Teacher Education. A committed public scholar, she has been a contributor to the Huffington Post and National Public Radio. Among other awards, Dr. Dunn is the winner of the Critical Educators for Social Justice Revolutionary Mentor Award from the American Educational Research Association and Michigan State University’s Teacher-Scholar of the Year Award.

This book talk is co-sponsored by the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. Daniel Friedrich, Associate Professor of Curriculum, will welcome guests and moderate the Q&A.

Please rsvp with your interest, details, and preferred attendance by Monday, March 20th.

Where: 306 Russell / Online

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Mar 21 2023


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


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