Faculty, Alumna, and Student Present at AESA Conference
Dr. Tricia Niesz, Associate Professor of Qualitative Research and Anthropology of Education, chaired a symposium at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) in Pittsburgh. The Civic Engagement and Formal Education Actors symposium included Niesz’s presentation on “Educators as Social Movement Actors”. Current Cultural Foundations doctoral candidate Kate Klonowski and program alumna Dr. Christy Walkuski also participated in the symposium. Klonowski presented “Civic Engagement through Collaborative Journalism: A Case Study” and Walkuski presented “Exploring the Civic Identity of Community College Students”.
The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) was established in 1968 as an international learned society for students, teachers, research scholars, and administrators who are interested in the foundations of education.