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Feminists Reclaim Mentorship

Feminists revisit their mixed experiences of mentoring and being mentored to reclaim mentorship as a project for new generations.

The Camp Abilities Story

The uplifting story of how one camp gave children with visual impairment new confidence in their own abilities.

Critical Studies on Heidegger

Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.

The Touch of the Present

Explores the importance of the body and the senses in educational encounters, drawing out the aesthetic and political dimensions of educational practices.

Representing Childhood and Atrocity

Edited by Victoria Nesfield & Philip Smith
Subjects: Literature

Examines the ways in which writers and artists have attempted to address children’s experience of atrocity.

Harold Taylor and Sarah Lawrence College

Edited by Craig Kridel
Foreword by Leon Botstein
Subjects: General Interest
Series: Excelsior Editions

The engaging memoir of a college president and public intellectual who became one of America's leading mid-twentieth-century social and educational activists.

Moving across Differences

Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.

Racial Equity on College Campuses

Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.

Black Campus Life

Ethnography of Black engineering majors navigating campus life at a historically White university.

Stakes Is High

A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.

Leo Strauss on Democracy, Technology, and Liberal Education

The first book-length study of Leo Strauss' understanding of the relation between modern democracy, technology, and liberal education.

Black Lives Matter in US Schools

A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.

Creating a Culture of Mindful Innovation in Higher Education

Offers a vision for innovation in higher education focused on societal progress and human development, as well as for higher education's role within a broader culture of innovation.

Higher Education Systems Redesigned

Brings together scholars and higher education system leaders to highlight concrete examples of system change and realignment to advance student success.

Teaching, Tenure, and Collegiality

Questions universities’ increasing reliance on market-oriented metrics to determine their strategic directions and gauge faculty productivity.

The Other American Dilemma

Examines how Mexican Americans experienced “unofficial” Jim Crow inside and outside the American education system, and how they used the courts, Mexican Consul, and other resources to challenge that discrimination.

The Students We Share

Edited by Patricia Gándara & Bryant Jensen
Subjects: Education

Examines policies, norms, and classroom practices of the US and Mexican education systems, with the aim of preparing educators to understand and help transnational children and youth.

Sisterlocking Discoarse

Follows a Black woman's forty-year career in academia, sharing how race and gender can disrupt and enhance the professional and the personal, from leadership and policies to family life.

Creative Inquiry

Introduces both undergraduate students and general readers to the exploratory mindset and hands-on skills essential to the cultivation of creativity.

Power, Constraint, and Policy Change

Examines how state courts change public policy through an analysis of their influence on state education finance reform.

Super Schoolmaster

Traces the controversial poet’s thinking about teaching and learning throughout his career.

Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions

Argues that plantation life, its racialized inequities, and the ongoing struggle against them are embedded in not only the physical structures but also the everyday workings of higher education.

The Ideology of Civic Engagement

Examines the organization, regulation, and enactment of civic engagement within AmeriCorps, an American volunteer service program.

Teaching Race in Perilous Times

Multidisciplinary anthology on teaching issues of race and racism in US college classrooms.

Higher Education for Democracy

Uses a cross-national comparison of Los Angeles, New Delhi, and Hong Kong to develop strategies universities should employ to strengthen democracy and resist fascism.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 3

Explores the impact of shared governance in times of campus and system transition.

Transforming Higher Education in Asia and Africa

Analyzes twelve strategic planning efforts in higher education in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Thinking Life with Luce Irigaray

A broad exploration of Irigaray’s philosophy of life and living.

Sankofa

Explores the complex interplay of race and culture in the doctoral experiences of African American students.

Building Pedagogues

An in-depth account and model of antiracist professional development for white practicing teachers.

University Management, the Academic Profession, and Neoliberalism

A unique examination of how faculty and university administrators understand their work and professional identities under neoliberalism.

Relational Sociology and Research on Schools, Colleges, and Universities

Brings relational sociology to bear on educational research.

Improv for Democracy

Explores how improv-based teaching and training methods can bridge differences and promote the communication, leadership, and civil skills our world urgently needs.

Walter Benjamin's Antifascist Education

By Tyson E. Lewis
Subjects: Education

A comprehensive study of education in the writings of Walter Benjamin.

Get Real

A thought-provoking overview of the many challenges facing higher education and how to deal with them by a leading thinker in the field.

Teacher Education Reform as Political Theater

By Elena Aydarova
Subjects: Education

An ethnography of Russian teacher education reforms as scripted performances of political theater.

Shared Governance in Higher Education Set (Volumes 1, 2 and 3)

A trilogy exploring different aspects of shared governance in higher education.

Tuning the Student Mind

Explores the effectiveness and value of meditation in a college classroom.

Catalyzing the Field

A rich collection of essays about the inner, shared experiences of participants engaged in second-person approaches to contemplative practice.

Bordered Writers

Examines innovative writing pedagogies and the experiences of Latinx student writers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions nationwide.

Stories of School Yoga

Edited by Andrea M. Hyde & Janet D. Johnson
Subjects: Education

Provides firsthand perspectives from yoga practitioners and educators on the promises and challenges of school-based yoga programs.

Buddhisms in Asia

A guide to Buddhism’s rich variety of traditions and cultural expressions for educators who would like to include Buddhism in their undergraduate courses.

United University Professions

Tells the story of the nation's largest higher education union from its earliest years to its role today as a powerful organization promoting the interests of faculty, staff, and the entire SUNY community.

Trans People in Higher Education

Edited by Genny Beemyn
Subjects: Education

Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.

Black Women and Social Justice Education

Focuses on Black women’s experiences and expertise in order to advance educational philosophy and provide practical tools for social justice pedagogy.

Confucianism Reconsidered

Explores the rich potential of Confucianism in American and Chinese classrooms of the twenty-first century.

Childhood beyond Pathology

Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.

The Room Is on Fire

By Susan Weinstein
Subjects: Education

Blends history and theory with practical descriptions of how spoken word poetry is taught and how to produce spoken word events.

Brokering Tareas

By Steven Alvarez
Subjects: Education

Provides concrete examples of homework mentorship and positive academic interventions among immigrant families.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 2

Edited by Sharon F. Cramer
Subjects: Education

Offers valuable insights into the governance process in higher education.

The Intersubjective Turn

Examines key theoretical aspects of the emerging field of second-person contemplative education.

The Quest for Purpose

Demonstrates how students and educators can resist narrow, utilitarian views of higher education’s purpose.

New York's Grand Emancipation Jubilee

Examines slavery, abolition, and race in the United States with a special focus on New York State.

Getting Personal

Edited by Laura Gray-Rosendale
Subjects: Language Arts

Addresses how digital forms of personal writing can be most effectively used by teachers, students, and other community members.

US Latinization

Edited by Spencer Salas & Pedro R. Portes
Subjects: Education

Demonstrates how educators and policymakers should treat the intertwined nature of immigrant education and social progress in order to improve current policies and practices.

Being Black, Being Male on Campus

Explores how race and gender matter on campus and how Black males navigate college for academic and personal success.

Staging Women's Lives in Academia

Argues that institutional change must accommodate women’s professional and personal life stages.

International Librarianship

Demonstrates the impact of global education partnerships related to information access.

Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1

Edited by Sharon F. Cramer
Subjects: Education

Offers practical advice for achieving shared governance in higher education.

Teaching Politics in Secondary Education

By Wayne Journell
Subjects: Education

Uses data collected from multiple studies to offer recommendations on best practices for use in a polarized climate.

Sixty-Four Campuses—One University

Handsome, fully illustrated history of the sixty-four State University of New York campuses.

Meaning-Making, Internalized Racism, and African American Identity

Presents research on how variations in African Americans’ racial self-concept affects meaning-making and internalized oppression.

A Pedagogy of Anticapitalist Antiracism

Argues that the economic system itself is culpable in maintaining our oppressive educational status quo.

Rhetorical Healing

Reveals the rhetorical strategies African American writers have used to promote Black women’s recovery and wellness through educational and entertainment genres and the conservative gender politics that are distributed when these efforts are sold for public consumption.

Inventing the Mathematician

Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field.

Disrupting Adult and Community Education

Edited by Robert C. Mizzi, Tonette S. Rocco, and Sue Shore
Foreword by John Field
Subjects: Education

Reconceptualizes local, national, and transnational adult education practices in light of neoliberalism and globalization.

Born Out of Struggle

Demonstrates how critical race theory can be useful in real-world situations.

Fabricating an Educational Miracle

By Jinting Wu
Subjects: Asian Studies

Illustrates the changing significance of what it means to be educated, rural, and ethnic in Southwest China.

Chinese Philosophy on Teaching and Learning

A translation and discussion of the central Confucian text on education, Xueji (On Teaching and Learning), influential in China from the Han dynasty to the present day.

The Fifth Element

Explores spoken word poetry as a tool for social justice, critical feminist pedagogy, and new ways of teaching.

Community Self-Determination

Examines the educational programs American Indians developed to preserve their cultural and ethnic identity, improve their livelihood, and serve the needs of their youth in Chicago.

Schoolhouse Activists

Examines the role of African American educators in the Birmingham civil rights movement.

Becoming Critical

Presents the key experiences of a diverse group of teachers and students in their journeys of becoming social justice educator/scholars.

Listening to Teach

Edited by Leonard J. Waks
Subjects: Education

First book to offer a survey of pedagogical listening in conventional and alternative methodologies.

Difficult Dialogues about Twenty-First-Century Girls

Introduces new conceptual frameworks for girls' studies.

The Best Kind of College

Edited by Susan McWilliams & John E. Seery
Subjects: Education

Small college professors from across the United States explain why liberal arts institutions remain the gold standard for higher education.

Lifelong Learning in Neoliberal Japan

Explores the trend of lifelong learning in Japan as a means to deal with risk in a neoliberal era.

A Psychoanalyst in the Classroom

Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.

In the Face of Inequality

First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.

Expanding the Circle

Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.

The Lure of Literacy

Examines proposals for freshman composition’s abolition and reform while providing a new model for courses.

The Problem of College Readiness

Examines how states, schools, and postsecondary institutions might best help improve college readiness and completion.

Young Faculty in the Twenty-First Century

Demonstrates how the success of universities depends on the working conditions of the younger academic generation.

Time to Write, Second Edition

Analyzes interviews with students, teachers, and administrators to develop a new set of literacies essential for student success in the digital age.

Ernest L. Boyer

Edited by Todd C. Ream & John M. Braxton
Subjects: Education

Assesses the challenges plaguing our higher education system through selections of Ernest L. Boyer’s writings

Higher Education Reconsidered

Focuses on the opportunities and challenges of using the science of change to improve the academic enterprise.

Binghamton Babylon

Documents a volatile and productive moment in the development of film studies.

The Other Side of Pedagogy

Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go.

Contemplative Learning and Inquiry across Disciplines

A wide-ranging consideration of the emerging field of contemplative education.

A Rhetoric of Remnants

Examines the rhetoric in and around the New York State Asylum for Idiots in Syracuse, New York from 1854 to 1884.

Crusade for Democracy, Revised Edition

By Daniel Tanner
Subjects: Education

Tells the fascinating story of the Progressive Education movement of the 1930s and 1940s.

Creating a College That Works

Examines the life of education activist Audrey Cohen and her founding of Metropolitan College of New York.

Diversity, Social Justice, and Inclusive Excellence

An interdisciplinary anthology exploring issues related to diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice.

The Pursuit of Wisdom and Happiness in Education

By Sean Steel
Subjects: Education

Explores the nature and role of wisdom in education.

Beyond Banneker

An in-depth look at the lives, experiences, and professional careers of Black mathematicians in the United States.

Faculty Fathers

Explores the challenges faculty fathers face in navigating the demands of work and family.

Borges, Second Edition

Expanded edition with new chapters and updates to the translation and bibliography.

A Pedagogy of Witnessing

Explores the curating of “difficult knowledge” through the exhibition of lynching photographs in contemporary museums.

We, the Students and Teachers

Provides practical applications of democratic teaching for classes in history/social studies education, multicultural and social justice education, community service and civic engagement, and education and public policy.