Office: SZB 4.308E
Office Hours: By appointment (Spring 2022)
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Katherina Payne is an Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction in Social Studies Education. She received her B.A. in American Studies with a concentration in History and Political Science from Yale University, an M.A. in Urban Elementary Education from Adelphi University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction from the University of Wisconsin Madison. Professor Payne taught in New York City Public Schools, where she developed her own practice and pedagogy as a democratic elementary school teacher and a strong commitment to urban education.
Researches civic education, early childhood/elementary education, and teacher education to examine the role of relationships, community, and justice to make classrooms democratic and equitable spaces.
The Civic Action and Young Children project is a video-cued multivocal ethnography of preschools across three countries: the United States, New Zealand, and Australia. The project sought to observe, document, and contextualize the everyday ways that young children engage in civic action, i.e. acting on behalf of and with their community. I primarily participated in research at the site in the United States; however, I also did some field work to learn in our New Zealand site in Porirua, Wellington.
Erin Green is a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction, focusing on critical, anti-racist approaches to elementary social studies.
Melissa Rojas Williams is a first-generation college student and motherscholar. Melissa currently serves as an assistant instructor for both the Generalist and Bilingual Elementary Social Studies Methods, as well as the Latinx Childrens Literature Course. It is an honor for her to explore how pre-service Bilingual Teachers utilize childrens literature to help build childrens civic identities as they too reflect on their own civic identity, membership, and agency. Having had ten years of teaching experience...
|2022||Fall||EDC 385G: Democracy & Citizenship Edu|
|2022||Summer||EDC n385G: Writing For Publication|
|2021||Fall||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2021||Spring||EDC 395H: Writing For Publication-Wb|
|2021||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-A-Wb|
|2020||Fall||EDC 382E: 4-Social Studies-Wb|
|2020||Summer||EDC n385G: Writing For Publication-Wb|
|2020||Spring||EDC 385G: Current Issues In Social Stds|
|2019||Fall||EDC 398T: Supv Teach In Curric And Instr|
|2019||Fall||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2019||Spring||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2019||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-P|
|2018||Fall||EDC 385G: Democracy & Citizenship Edu|
|2018||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-H|
|2018||Spring||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2017||Spring||EDC 382E: 4-Social Studies|
|2017||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-E|
|2016||Fall||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2016||Fall||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-H|
|2016||Summer||EDC s370E: 4-Social Studies-B|
|2016||Spring||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2016||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-S|
|2015||Fall||EDC 385G: Democracy & Citizenship Edu|
|2015||Fall||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-A|
|2015||Spring||EDC 381F: Intro To Teaching & Teacher Ed|
|2015||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-E|
|2014||Fall||EDC 382E: 4-Social Studies|
|2014||Fall||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-J|
|2014||Spring||EDC 370E: 4-Social Studies-A|
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