Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Manya Whitaker

February 7, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Manya Whitaker

Assistant Professor, Education Department, Colorado College

Manya Whitaker

Manya Whitaker will discuss her research related to evaluating pre-service teachers’ dispositions and practices in schools serving culturally and linguistically diverse students. Professor Whitaker teaches courses centered on social and political issues in education such as diversity and equity in education, urban education and education reform. Her primary goal as an educator is to empower students to become teachers as well as learners in a diverse, interdisciplinary society.