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Nine University of Washington College of Education doctoral students will present their research projects on November 4, with topics including the social stigma of disability in schools, immigrant women in higher education, and racialized teacher identity.

The Research and Inquiry Presentations will take place from 9 a.m to 3:30 p.m. in Miller Hall Room 112. These presentations are a major milestone in the studies of each PhD candidate at the College of Education.

This quarter’s presentations are:

  • 9:00 a.m. - “Adolescent Understandings of Disability Labels and Social Stigma in School,” Carlyn Mueller
  • 9:30 a.m. - “Family Visits: Parent Voices in a Teacher-Initiated Practice,” Nathanie Lee
  • 10:00 a.m. - ”Co-occurring Identification of Learning Disabilities in Children with Autism: An Analysis of a National Survey of Parents,” Michael Mahoney
  • 12:00 p.m. - ”The Role of Philosophical Thinking in Pre-service Teachers’ Perspectives on Teaching and Learning,” Bridget DuRuz
  • 1:00 p.m. - “Examining Learning Demands for Facilitators of Classroom-Based Mathematics Professional Development,” Alison Fox
  • 1:30 p.m. - “Seeing Student Thinking: Supporting Asset-Based Views through Mathematics Teacher Education,” Hannah Nieman
  • 2:00 p.m. - “First-generation Immigrant Women Pursuing Advanced Higher Education in the U.S.: Challenges, Navigation, Resilience and Empowerment,” Nancy Will
  • 2:30 p.m. - “Intersections of Racialized Identity and Teacher Identity: Experiences of Graduate Student Teaching Assistants of Color,” Elba Moise
  • 3:00 p.m. - “An Exploration of How Programs and People Influence Low-Income Fathers’ Engagement and Accessibility,” Lindsey Wilson

Research and Inquiry Presentations engage students through topics of method and content that are relevant to their selected specializations, result in experience using methods and content learned in coursework, and present an opportunity for students to display research to a professional audience and to instigate discussion about pertinent matters impacting education practice and research.


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