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Faculty present at AERA conference

Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education will have faculty participating at this year’s American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference on April 4-9, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.

AERA was founded in 1916 and is the largest national interdisciplinary research association devoted to the scientific study of education and learning. Its mission is to advance knowledge about education, encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

Faculty Participants

Robert Helfenbein, Ph.D., associate dean of the School of Education
(Chair), Early Career Curriculum Scholar Seminar: Thriving Courageously and Creatively in the Contested Landscape of Education

Adell Cothorne, clinical instructor and professional development school (PDS) coordinator
(Presenting Author), Examining the Intersection of Teachers’ Expectations, African American Males, and Equitable Strategies

Ramon Goings, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational leadership
(Presenting Author), The Influence of Intuition on Human Resource Officers’ Perspectives on Hiring Racially Diverse Teachers
(Presenting Author), “I Struggled but I Made It”: Black Gifted Underachievers on Transitioning to College
(Presenting Author), Using Asset-Based Pedagogy to Facilitate STEM Learning, Engagement, and Motivation for African American Middle School Boys
(Presenting Author), Reimagining STEM Learning Spaces for Middle School Black Boys

Margarita Gomez, Ph.D., assistant professor of literacy education
(Presenting Author), Translanguaging With Elementary Students in a Dual Language Setting: Toward Understanding Dynamic Bilingual Writing

Camika Royal, Ph.D., assistant professor of urban education
(invited Participant), Division K Submission Advice: A Conversation with Section Chairs About the Program Planning Process
(Discussant), Teachers of Color Push Back Against Power

Leah Saal, Ph.D., co-director and assistant professor of literacy education
(Discussant), What Skills Are Key to Labor Force Success? Results from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies
(Participant), Adult Literacy and Education SIG Business Meeting
(Discussant), Literacies and Language Across the Curriculum
(Presenting Author), A Lens on Adults’ Literacies: Using Photovoice as Multimodal Curriculum and Method for Community Change

Boni Wozolek, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow
(Presenting Author & Chair), Mothering Redoux: Agency and Joy in Negotiating Capitals of Shame
(Presenting Author), Sexual Violence and Intersectionality: VOICING Curriculum Understandings
(Participant), Division B Curriculum Studies Business Meeting
(Discussant), Resisting Curricula of Oppression

Mark Lewis, Ph.D., program director of the Master of Arts in Teaching program and associate professor of literacy education
(Presenting Author), Beyond the Dumb Jock: The Multifaceted Lives of Adolescent Athletes in Young Adult Fiction
(Presenting Author), Beyond X’s and O’s: Characterizing Coach-Athlete Relationships in Sports-related Young Adult Fiction

Marie Heath, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational technology
(Presenting Author), Toward Critical Social Media Pedagogy: The Intersection of Narrative, Social Media, and the Civic

Tommy Ender, Ph.D., post-doctoral fellow
(Presenting Author), Learning from Embodiment: Developing Social Justice Pedagogies in the K-12 Classroom
(Presenting Author), Transformative Conversations: Vulnerability and Negotiating Borders/Fronteras With/in Latinx Scholars(hip) in Social Studies

L. Mickey Fenzel, Ph.D., professor and chair of pastoral counseling
(Chair), Academic Impacts of Parental Involvement, Motivation, and Arts Education
(Discussant), Examining Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy and Practices in Catholic Schools