Centering on theoretical, historical, and contemporary examples, this course explores schooling through the critical examination of research, policy, and praxis within the fields of Ethnic Studies and Education. A sample of topics covered will be: history of contemporary schooling, Affirmative Action, student organizing, politics of language, and Critical Race Theory. The course is designed for, but not limited to, those interested in careers as teachers and/or researchers in the field of Education.
About The Professor:
Originally from White Center, Reuben Deleon is a scholar of both Ethnic Studies and Higher Education. A proud double Husky, Reuben graduated with a Bachelors in American Ethnic Studies, Sociology, and minored in Diversity in 2010. He completed his Masters of Education at the University of Washington College of Education: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: Higher Education Program in 2012, and has since done research at UCLAs Graduate School of Education and Information Studies: Higher Education and Organizational Change program and Asian American Studies Department. His primary research interests are on the experiences of students of color in extracurricular activities, student organizations, and burnout.