6 Books on Educational Equity to Read This Summer

A Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men David Kirkland, associate professor of english and urban education, shares six stories to illustrate “educators’ need to understand the social worlds and complex literacy practices of African American males in order to pay the increasing educational debt we owe all youth and break the school-to-prison […]

On Motherhood and Ethnographic Methods: An Interview with Doctoral Candidate, Chandler Patton Miranda

Chandler Patton Miranda is a doctoral candidate in NYU Steinhardt’s educational leadership program. She currently teaches Schooling in Diverse Communities to pre-service teachers at Queens College, City University of New York. Previously, she taught high school science on the southern United States border and in Colombia.  Chandler uses ethnographic methods to study school culture, community engagement, and […]

NYU Steinhardt Faculty Honored with Prestigious Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award

Steinhardt faculty members, Carol Anne Spreen, Jasmine Ma, Teboho Moja, and David Kirkland, have been awarded NYU’s prestigious Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Faculty Award. The award is presented annually to faculty members at NYU who exemplify King’s spirit through their teaching, public service, leadership, and community-building activities. David Kirkland David E. Kirkland, a recipient of […]

Helping Kids Learn and Lead: An Interview with Kaya Henderson; Former Chancellor, DC Schools

NYU Steinhardt kicked off its Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on February 7th, with ‘What Will It Take?’, a talk by Kaya Henderson. Best known for the her role as former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools, Henderson has worked for three decades in schools, school districts, and international communities. Her tenure at the DC schools from 2010 – […]

Making the List: NYU Steinhardt Faculty Members Are Among the Most Influential Policy Academics in the U.S.

Steinhardt faculty members are among the most influential education policy academics in the country according to the 2019 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Ratings published by Frederick M. Hess, American Enterprise Institute director of education policy. The rankings list 200 scholars whose ideas move from academic journals into the public discourse; university-based scholars who are doing the most […]

Building a Beloved Community: A Profile of Associate Dean Patricia Carey (PhD ’82)

During a career spanning nearly five decades, Patricia Carey built a community of inclusion and belonging at NYU. It’s a crisp November day, a touch of winter is in the air, and Patricia Carey, Steinhardt’s associate dean for student affairs, is meeting with the Administrators of Color Network at NYU’s Kimmel Center. It’s a standing […]