Associate Professor of Teaching, Literacy and Leadership
Hagedorn Hall 218A
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DegreesPHD, 2003, Univ Illinois Chicago; EDM, 1995, Harvard Univ; AB, 1979, Cornell Univ
Received his A.B. in economics from Cornell University, his Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a concentration in education law, and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. His teaching and research interests include leadership preparation, anti-oppressive education, social justice and critical theory.
Lightfoot, J., "Toward a Praxis of Antiracist School Leadership Preparation," Presentation at Harvard Alumni of Color Conference, Cambridge, MA, March 5-7, 2004.
Lightfoot, J. & Gourd, K., "Miseducating for Inequity Fifty Years After Brown," Presentation at Patterson Research Conference, Washington, D.C., September 24-27, 2004.
Lightfoot, J., "New Perspectives on Race and School Segregation," Session Chair and Discussant, AERA 2005 Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, April 11-15, 2005
Recent Courses Taught
|EADM 236||RACE, ETHNCTY, GENDER AMER ED||Graduate|
|EADM 604||DISSERTATION ADVISEMENT||Graduate|
|FDED 111||THE AMERICAN SCHOOL||Undergraduate|
|FDED 127||INTRO-PHIL OF EDUC||Undergraduate|
|FDED 155||HIST OF MOD AMER ED||Undergraduate|
|FDED 211||THE SCHOOL AND SOCIETY||Graduate|
|FDED 233||CLD OF COLOR:RACE IN AMER SCHL||Graduate|
|FDED 234||RACE, ETHNCTY, GENDER AMER ED||Graduate|
|FDED 242||FDNL PRSPC MTLCLT ED||Graduate|
|LYST 012||COLLEGE READING||Undergraduate|