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Brown Education Welcomes Visiting Professor Maximiliano Ritacco Real

Through August 2018, Professor Maximiliano Ritacco Real is serving as a visiting scholar to the Brown Department of Education thanks to a scholarship financed by Brown and by Dr. Real's teaching university. Dr. Real is an assistant professor in the Department of Pedagogy  (Theory and History of Education) of the University of Granada, where he focuses his research on the issues of socio-educational exclusion and educational policies and reforms. In the last four years Dr.

(Distributed June 11, 2018)

Recap: "Stolen Education" Film Screening

On April 17, Enrique Alemán, Jr., Professor and Chair in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, screened his film "Stolen Education" at Brown University. The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Education, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), and the Center for the Study of Race + Ethnicity in America (CSREA) and attracted dozens of students, faculty, and staff from the Brown University community.

(Distributed June 6, 2018)

UEP Alum Pens Forbes Article on the Follow Your Dreams Tour

Madalyn Ciampi, 2017 graduate of the Master of Arts in Urban Education Policy program at Brown University, has published in Forbes magazine to promote awareness of the work by Providence Promise, for which she serves as director of outreach and enrollment for the local Providence chapter, to create a college-going culture.  Read Madalyn's

(Distributed May 14, 2018)

Carin Algava Receives Bates-Clapp Award

The Brown Education Department was pleased to learn today that Assistant Director of Teacher Education Carin Algava has received the Graduate Student Council's Bates-Clapp award in recognition of Carin's outstanding contributions to master's students and the Graduate School. The Bates-Clapp Award, which debuted in 2017, is named in honor of Louise Prosser Bates and Lucia Maria Clapp, who in 1893-94 were the first women to receive master's degrees from Brown University.

(Distributed May 7, 2018)

Prof. Villarreal Wins DIAP Community Award

An announcement distributed to the Brown University community on Friday, May 4 congratulated Education Department Professor Christina "V" Villarreal, who also serves as director of the secondary history/social studies graduate teacher education program, for being one of four winners (two students and two faculty members) of the Brown University DIAP Community Award.

(Distributed May 4, 2018)

"Breaking Bread" Explores Brown Staff Culture through Food

Khamden Soch, grant and academic program coordinator for the Education Department, has teamed up with Laura Dobler, financial and outreach coordinator for the Computer Science Department, to create the "Breaking Bread" project to promote staff diversity and visibility by showcasing cultural backgrounds in an authentic and relatable way, through the lens of cultural cuisine. Dobler's and Soch's focus on food is intentional because food has a way of bringing people together.

(Distributed April 30, 2018)

Crystal Thomas Joins Brown Department of Education

Meet Dr. Crystal Thomas, research project coordinator and adjunct lecturer for the Brown Department of Education. Crystal holds a B.A. in International Development Studies, a Master of Social Work, and a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from UCLA and began working at Brown in the fall.

(Distributed March 16, 2018)
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