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Latest research news
Award-winning author and researcher delivers keynote at SOE's 2020 Research Colloquium
Dr. Bettina Love delivers the keynote address at the School of Education 2020 Research Colloquium.Dr. Bettina L. Love, an award-winning author and researcher in the area of Hip Hop education, addressed a group of VCU faculty, staff and students recently at the Science Museum of Virginia on her experience researching whiteness in schools and its impact on students of color. Love’s keynote address was part of the School of Education’s annual research colloquium which highlights faculty and doctoral student research and research-related activities.
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Spotlight on faculty research
Dr. Apugo looks at bias toward African American women
Headshot of Dr. Danielle Apugo of the VCU School of Education.The amount of knowledge being generated by VCU School of Education faculty in published research goes beyond merely enhancing the school’s reputation – it is helping to shape the future of education itself. One recent example of this is the study below, co-authored by Dr. Danielle Apugo, assistant professor and visiting faculty scholar in the Department of Teaching and Learning, which looks at African American women’s narratives of hair bias in schools.
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Dr. Thoma looks at employment for youth with disabilities
Headshot of Dr. Colleen Thoma of the VCU School of Education.This study, co-authored by Dr. Colleen Thoma, professor in the Department of Counseling and Special Education, looks at the efforts to improve employment outcomes for youth with disabilities. Thoma and four doctoral students examined how interagency collaboration established by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 impacts the transition services associated with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) of 2004.
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Faculty research awards
Dr. Gibson to receive ACA’s Extended Research Award for 2020
Headshot of Dr. Donna Gibson of the VCU School of Education.Donna M. Gibson, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, interim associate dean for academic affairs, department chair and professor in the Department of Counseling and Special Education, will receive the American Counseling Association’s Extended Research Award for 2020. For over a decade, Dr. Gibson’s research interests and publications have included a focus on leadership and professional identity development specific to the counseling profession.
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Dr. Shakeshaft wins AERA Excellence in Research Award
Headshot of Dr. Charol Shakeshaft of the VCU School of Education.Charol Shakeshaft, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, is the winner of the 2020 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division A Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education Award. Dr. Shakeshaft received the award based on her research on gender issues in leadership schools and schooling, as well as her research on identification and prevention of school employee sexual misconduct.
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SOE researchers in the media
Dr. Siegel-Hawley and Dr. Bridges featured in Richmond Times-Dispatch
Headshots of Dr. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Dr. Kimberly Bridges of the VCU School of Education.Two VCU School of Education associate professors were featured in a Richmond Times-Dispatch article on the value of school diversity as Richmond families and policymakers weigh which factors should drive rezoning decisions. The Department of Educational Leadership's Dr. Genevieve Siegel-Hawley and Dr. Kimberly M. Bridges were featured for their work on a new report, Creating More Integrated Schools in a Segregated System: A Window of Opportunity.
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