The University of Utah and the Spencer Foundation have both honored William Smith, chair of the Education, Culture & Society department in the College of Education and professor of Ethnic Studies in the School of Cultural and Social Transformation, with awards recognizing exemplary mentorship.
Nuo’s article "Resist virus-fueled racism against Asians in Utah” was completed for an assignment in Dr. Alvarez Gutiérrez’s graduate course, ECS 6823/7823: Immigration & Education.
Dr. Cynthia Benally, an assistant professor in the college's Department of Education, Culture & Society, is featured as a guest editor and contributor in the most recent edition of the Journal of American Indian Education.
The Department of Education, Culture and Society is offering a new undergraduate course during the Spring 2020 semester — Home, School and Community Relations.
Maeve's article "Beneath the Surface of Child Sex Trafficking in Utah" was completed for an assignment in the Juvenile (IN)Justice & Education course.
Congratulations to Leticia on receiving this award presented by the Mestizo Institute of Culture and Arts.
"Why Charlottesville students walked out — and what it will take to keep them from doing it again" provides some historical context for the recent high school student walkouts in Charlottesville, Virginia
Belinda Saltiban received her Ph.D. from the ECS department in 2012. In her new role, Dr. ’Otukolo Saltiban will provide leadership in areas that promote inclusion, diversity, equity, access, and opportunity. Congratulations, Belinda!
Congratulations to Melissa Moreno for her win in Yolo County Board of Education, Trustee, Area 2 election!
Education, Culture & Society Professor, William Smith, has received an unprecedented two of four awards this year from the 12th District Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He is now nominated for the International Award given in July 2018
William Smith, Education, Culture & Society Professor, co-authored that explores challenges faced by black male students
The students presented their research findings from the course Dr. Gutiérrez taught in fall 2017 titled: Juvenile (IN)Justice & Education. The ECS Department is very proud of the research that these students completed to share at the symposium.
AlterNet education editor Jennifer Berkshire talks with historian Harvey Kantor about how the US gave up on the idea of responding to poverty directly, instead making public schools the answer to poverty.
Congratulations to Dr. Pierce, Education, Culture & Society assistant professor, on this prestigious award for his book Education in the Age of Biocapitalism.
"Uncovering Settler Grammars in Curriculum" from the Special Issue on De/colonizing, (Post)(Anti)Colonial, and Indigenous Education, Studies, and Theories
Dr. Karen A. Johnson’s new book African American Women Educators examines the lived experiences and work of African American women educators during the 1880’s to the 1960’s.