education

Ericka J. Fisher, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education

 

Contact Information:

Office: Stein 436
E-mail: efisher@holycross.edu
Phone: 508-793-3732

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Education

Ed.D., Social Justice Education, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

M.Ed., School Counseling, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

B.A., Sociology, College of the Holy Cross

 

 








Courses Offerings:

Education 167 - Educational Psychology
Education 232 - Schools: Surviving and Achieving
Education 340 - Multicultural Education
Education 394 - Directed Research

Primary Research Interests:

Student Achievement

Urban Education

Students of Color

Educational Psychology

Recent Publications:

"The Moral consequences of Studying the Vunerable: Court MAndated Reporting and Beyond". Narrative Inquiry, Volume 19, November 2009.

"The N-Word: Reducing Verbal Pollution in Schools". The Clearing House, Volume 81, Number 6, July/August 2008.

"Even the Spanish Teachers are White: A Study of African Heritage and Latina Student Attribution and Engagement:. In Progress.

Recent Presentations:

Keynote Speaker, Burncoat Senior High School, National Honor Society Induction Ceremony, May 2011

Keynote Speaker, Colgate University Race & Education Week, "Back to Basics: engaging Minority Students", October 2009

Presentation, "A Study of African Heritage and Latina Student Engagement, National Multicultural Conference and Summit New Orleans, January 2009

Recent Grants:

"Does Size Really Matter? The Impact of Small Learning Communities on Student Engagement in an Urban High School"

"A Study of African Heritage and Latina Student Engagement"