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


  • Highlights from National URBAN Conference

    On April 30th and May 1st, the first national URBAN gathering took place at UMASS Boston. Forty-five scholars from across the country gathered for a 2-day working conference on “Collaborative Research for Equity and Action in Education.” Funded by a grant from the American Educational Research Association, the conference was designed to bring together scholars ...

  • URBAN Education Node Sessions at 2015 AERA

    The URBAN Education Node is pleased to announce that it will host several sessions at the 2015 AERA Annual meeting to be held April 16-April 20 in Chicago, Illinois. Click here for full information!  

  • Civic Engagement, Civic Development, and Higher Education

    How can colleges and universities build capacity for civic engagement and civic development? Previous monographs in the Civic Series have examined various ways of achieving this purpose—strengthening student learning, involving the faculty, and establishing campus-community partnerships. Civic Engagement, Civic Development, and Higher Education, the fourth in the series, focuses on the instrumental role of leadership ...

  • Collaborative Research Conference

    The Urban Research Based Action Network (URBAN) has received a grant from the American Educational Research Association to host a conference on “Collaborative Research for Action and Equity in Education.” This invitation-only, working conference will be held April 30th – May 1st at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Prior to the conference, five working groups ...

  • Teaching & Researching in Support of Public Ed

    On January 24, 2015 the URBAN Philadelphia Node, the St. Joseph’s University Education Unit, Teacher Action Group (TAG), Caucus of Working Educators (WE), and Teachers Lead Philly will host a convening on leveraging quality research in support of equitable and democratic public education in Philadelphia.  Researchers and teachers concerned about the current market-based reforms in education will ...

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