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Faculty

Professor Jie Park

Jie Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education
Director, Center for Gender, Race, and Area Studies

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Education

B.A., Stanford University, 2003
M.A., Stanford University, 2003
M.S., Queens College, CUNY, 2005
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2010

Current Research and Teaching

Jie Park’s research interests include adolescent literacy and language practices in school and out-of-school settings. For the past two years, she has been studying how first-generation immigrant students acquire academic discourses, and what cultural and linguistic resources they bring to their schooling. Her most recent work has been published in the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, English Education, and Children’s Literature in Education. Before coming to Clark, she was assistant professor of literacy education at Bard College’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program.

 

John Palella

John Palella, Ph.D.

Professor, Center for Gender, Race and Area Studies

Historical constructions, productions, and experiences of race, gender, and sexuality in the United States and the Atlantic World

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Historical constructions, productions and experiences of race, gender and sexuality in the United States and the Atlantic World.

Staff

Lori Buckley

Lori Buckley

Administrative Coordinator

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