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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

NC State Education Adds Ph.D. Program Specialization in Social Justice Education | Academics and Programs - NC State University

Cherry Crayton, director of marketing and communication at College of Education at NC State University notes, The NC State College of Education has added a Doctorate of Philosophy in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences with an emphasis in Social Justice Education that will prepare scholar-activists to lead in championing educational success for all.

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Applications are now being accepted for this specialization area, which will enroll its first students in Fall 2019. The deadline to apply is Dec. 1, 2018.

“The goal of the program is to help educators recognize and disrupt systems of oppression by helping to foster and create equitable learning environments,” said Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, a professor of educational psychology and Director of Graduate Programs for the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Department.

The Ph.D. in Social Justice Education Program will be housed in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, and its core faculty will come from a variety of focus areas within the field of education, including educational psychology, literacy education, multicultural studies, social studies, English Language Arts education and special education. Their research focuses on social justice teacher education, multicultural education and literacy, education and immigration, and diversity and equity in schools and communities...

Learn more about the program’s coursework and admissions requirements on its program specialization page. You can also complete the form below to have a faculty member follow up with you with additional information.
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Source: NC State University