Friday, February 8, 2013

Interviews from the Field: Dr. Christine Sleeter with Dr. Karen Dade

Topic: "Multicultural Education Past, Present, and Future"

Dr. Christine Sleeter is Professor Emerita at California State University-Monterey Bay in the College of Professional Studies. Dr. Sleeter is the Immediate Past President of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) and has also served as the Vice President of Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Among her various publications, Dr. Sleeter has written books such as, Creating Solidarity across Diverse Communities: International Perspectives, and School Education, Pluralism and Marginality: Comparative Perspectives, and has published articles such as, " Confronting the marginalization of culturally responsive pedagogy", and "Research on the impact of teacher preparation to teach diverse students: The research we have and the research we need". Her research focuses mainly on anti-racist multicultural education and teacher education and she is known for her critical pedagogy and accountability work.

We appreciate Dr. Sleeter's time during this interview and for sharing her luminary views on multicultural education. 

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