The URBAN Education node is comprised of scholars and practitioners from across the United States whose work cuts across disciplines and methodologies to address issues related to educational equity.

Email the Education node here.
The Education Node Co-Chairs can be reached for:
Ana Antunes: Graduate Students/Mentoring Questions
Sarah Hobson: Publishing and Communications Questions
Joy Howard: AERA Planning Questions


  • Guidelines for New URBAN Nodes

    Starting an Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN) node gives you the opportunity to bring academics and community leaders together locally and be part of a national network where you can learn, share resources, and work together on the basis of common values. URBAN is building a new and exciting field of collaborative research committed ...

  • Professor Dana Wright’s New Book: “Active Learning: Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research”

    Active Learning: Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research Dana Wright (Routledge) This new book was published in Routledge’s Teaching/Learning Social Justice series. It is endorsed on the back cover by Mark Warren and Pedro Noguera and includes a forward by Lee Anne Bell. Here is the table of contents and link to purchase the book: Active Learning ...

  • Professor Ben Kirshner’s New Book: “Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality”

    Youth Activism in an Era of Education Inequality
 BEN KIRSHNER (NYU Press) ($27, paper). The book is part of NYU’s Qualitative Studies in Psychology series. See below for a blurb. It is available for order from NYU Press or other fine stores. This is what democracy looks like: Youth organizers in Colorado negotiate new school discipline policies to end the school ...

  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Leadership in Education

    The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Massachusetts Boston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor of Urban Education, Leadership, and Policy Studies in the Leadership in Education Department to begin September 1, 2016. The successful candidate’s research and teaching expertise will be in pre-K to 12 urban education ...

  • URBAN website survey

    As announced in the last newsletter, National URBAN is in the process of moving to CUNY this fall. As part of this transition, we are reaching out to local and disciplinary nodes and members in a number of ways. One of our first goals is to find out more about how you currently use (or don’t ...

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