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Urban Education Book Club

Engage with a selected book that the entire faculty will be reading that is designed to stimulate ongoing school-wide conversation on issues of urban education with links to the Spiritan Tradition.

  • Launch a book reading initiative that includes every faculty person in the SoE.
  • Monthly book club meetings for those who will dialogue about the book.
  • Creating a comfortable space for ongoing dialogic engagement and fireside chats with the Sizemore Professor.
  • Periodic questions put forth for faculty to ponder, respond to and discuss.
  • Invite entire faculty to join the ongoing meetings of the DILE Research Group.

Fireside Chats With the School of Education Faculty and the Barbara A. Sizemore Professor: A Book Discussion Group

A new book selection will be discussed once a month.

News & Events

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

12:00 - 1:30pm

We invite you to engage in a dialogue about Rac(e)ing to Class with Richard Milner.

H. Richard Milner IV (also known as Rich) is the Helen Faison Endowed Chair of Urban Education, Professor of Education as well as Director of the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh. His research, teaching and policy interests concern urban teacher education, African American literature, and the sociology of education. In particular, Professor Milner's research examines practices and policies that support teacher effectiveness in urban schools. His research has appeared in numerous journals, and he has published six books. In 2015, Professor Milner received the Division K Award for Innovations in Research on Diversity in Teacher Education from the American Educational Research Association. Currently, he is Editor-in-chief of Urban Education and co-editor of the Handbook of Urban Education, published with Routledge Press in 2014.



To register for any of these discussions, send an email message to Melissa at pricem@duq.edu.