Opinions

Germine Awad: Terrorist or not, the Austin bomber was not a 'good' kid

March 23, 2018
Houston Chronicle

Awad discusses the role of race in how criminals and victims are described and portrayed by law enforcement and the media.

Aaron Rochlen: A Positive and Refined Masculinity

Feb. 12, 2018

NFL-produced advertisement loosens up the playbook of masculinity

Richard Reddick: Trump is wrong about you: An open letter to students from 's***holes'

Jan. 15, 2018

Richard Reddick reinforces that we are a nation of immigrants in the wake of Trump's recent comments.

Germine Awad: How Trump’s Comments May Actually Help Race Relations in the U.S.

Aug. 18, 2017

President Donald Trump’s slowness to condemn the violence in Charlottesville, Va., and then subsequent comments where he stated there was blame on both sides, produced outrage—and rightly so.

Christopher Brown: The Future Of Kindergarten Is Less Play, More Work

July 22, 2017

Professor Chris Brown discusses how Kindergarten classrooms are shifting from exploration learning to more focused and regulated education, and the risks involved.

Germine Awad: How Disney Blew a Huge Opportunity While Casting Aladdin

July 21, 2017

Disney's casting of Naomi Scott to play Princess Jasmine missed an opportunity to supportively portray middle eastern women in Hollywood.

Richard Reddick: Public support for college is slipping. Why that’s trouble.

July 21, 2017

Pew Research Center found that during the past year, Republicans perceiving higher education in a negative light has increased 13 percentage points.

Richard Reddick: Geert Wilders’ Defeat Doesn’t Spell the End of Populism’s Rise

March 16, 2017

Richard Reddick discusses how a victory for educational policy in Europe should not dispel the possibilities of educational inequality concnering race in other countries, especially the U.S.

College of Education Faculty Research and Opinions Featured in News During Holiday Season

Jan. 8, 2016

College of Education faculty members wrote or were featured in op-eds and articles in media outlets across the nation.

Bentley-Edwards: Cell phones as a tool for social justice

Nov. 6, 2015
UT News

When people witness a police incident that seems wrong, video recording from a safe distance and sharing with social networks or apps provides a platform for advocacy for disenfranchised people.