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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Doctoral Student Profiles > Tamara Webb

Tamara Webb

TC Degree, Program & Specialization:  EdD, International Educational Development, Policy Studies

Georgraphical Focus:  Sub-Saharan Africa; United States; Latin America and the Caribbean

Advisor:
Gita Steiner-Khamsi

Previous graduate school education:  M.A. - Anthropology and Education, Teachers College Columbia University; MPA, CUNY/Baruch College School of Public Affairs

Research and scholarly interests: Inequity in education; colonialism/post-colonialism; segregation/desegregation; racial and ethnic identity; foreign assistance in education; globalization; African diasporic studies; technology in education

Recent Presentations: 

Webb, T. (June, 2011). Teacher's Understandings of Learner-Centered Pedagogy. Paper co-presented at the Education Quality and Research in Northern Tanzania Conference, Moshi, Tanzania

Webb, T. (July, 2010). Internet Literacy for Educators. Professional Development Workshop co-facilitated at Peace House Secondary School, Arusha, Tanzania

Awards/Grants: Columbia University Institute of African Studies Leitner Family Fellowship (2011); Teachers College Minority Scholarship (1996-1997; 2010-2012); Teachers College Academic Computing Services Tech Fellow (2010-2012); National Urban Fellow (2006-2008); Philip J. Rutledge Capstone Award (2008); Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society (2008)