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Sept. 16, 2016

Global Issues in Urban Education book talk to be held

The College of Education is hosting a book talk for faculty, staff and students to celebrate the release of the new book series: International Race and Education, published by MSU Press, on Sept. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Erickson Kiva.

The series is designed to provide a space for an increasingly diverse and complex area of interdisciplinary social science research. The series intends to highlight the challenges of race and education with special attention to evidence-based solutions across disciplines while simultaneously exploring fresh ways of thinking and new schools of thought, crossing boundaries and borders to create original approaches to understanding complex situations.

This initial talk with explore:

  • What are the current trends and directions in urban education?
  • Where is the field of international education taking educators?
  • How can emerging teachers find jobs that match their interest in global and urban issues?

As part of the panel exploring these topics:

  • William Schmidt, IRE editorial board member and University Distinguished Professor
  • Patricia Edwards, IRE editorial board member and professor in the Department of Teacher Education
  • Jonathan Doll, data strategist for the School Reform Office in Michigan
  • Sean Williams, supervisor of secondary instruction in the Ingham Intermediate School District
  • Theodore Ransaw, Residential College of Arts and Humanities and moderator

Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Theodore Ransaw at

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