Todd D Destigter

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: English
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 1902 UH M/C 162 Phone: 4131043
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    English Education; Literacy; Ethnography; Education of Latinx Students.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 2

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Minimum 3.0 GPA, English teacher education student

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    This research opportunity is part of a study on teacher development in Chicago high schools, especially in the area of so-called "culturally sustaining pedagogy." The research assistant will monitor and document the presence (and effectiveness) of culturally sustaining pedagogy in a Chicago Public High School classroom. The student researcher will also note any instances of pedagogy regarding issues of economic equity.

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