The Graduate School of Education presented a talk by Dr. Geneva Gay from the University of Washington in Seattle. Dr. Gay teaches multicultural education and general curriculum theory. She is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award, presented by the Committee on the Role and Status of Minorities in Educational Research and Development of the American Educational Research Association; the first Multicultural Educator Award presented by the National Association of Multicultural Education; the 2004 W.E.B. Du Bois Distinguished Lecturer Award presented by the Special Interest Group on Research Focus on Black Education of the American Educational Research Association; and the 2006 Mary Anne Raywid Award for Distinguished Scholarship in the Field of Education, presented by the Society of Professors of Education.
Dr. Gay is nationally and internationally known for her scholarship in multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, staff development, classroom instruction, and intersections of culture, race, ethnicity, teaching, and learning.
Dr. Gay is an advisor to the GSE’s Culturally Responsive Elementary Mathematics Education project. For more information on the project, contact Dr. Swapna Mukhopadhyay in the Curriculum and Instruction Department, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event was recorded and is available here: