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Leading Equity


Sep 29, 2020

About Keitha-Gail Martin-Kerr, Ph.D.

Dr. Keitha-Gail Martin-Kerr identifies as a queer Black scholar. She got her doctorate from the University of Minnesota in Curriculum and Instruction. She has two masters’ degrees, one in literacy acquisition and development, the other in school building and school district leadership. Her research connects to the educational needs of queer-identified students, educational inclusivity, and critical literacy practices in and out of school settings. She teaches literacy content and pedagogy courses to pre-service and in-service teachers. She has published articles and book chapters in her area of study- teaching queerly, anti-oppressive pedagogy, and educational inclusivity.

Show Highlights

  • Colonial Consciousness
  • Queerness and Queer Pedagogy
  • Queerness in Education
  • State standards and addressing with homophobia
  • District policies for LGBTQ+ students
  • Colonial Consciousness and the Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Connect with Keitha-Gail

kmartink@umn.edu

Fostering Critical Colonial Consciousness Through Queer Pedagogy

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