Six Researchers With TC Ties Interviewed on "Inside the Academy" Site
Published in TC People
Six current or former Teachers College faculty members who are members of the National Academy of Education discuss their careers and a range of educational issues in videotaped interviews that appear on "Inside the Academy," a website hosted by Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
Linda Darling-Hammond, Edmund Gordon, Maxine Greene, Henry Levin, Nel Noddings and Diane Ravitch are among nine distinguished education researchers who were interviewed by Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, an ASU faculty member who created the "Inside the Academy" site. Darling-Hammond, currently the Charles E. Ducommon Professor of Education at Stanford University, Darlingtaught for many years at TC, where co-founded the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching. Gordon, TC's Richard March Hoe Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Education, founded the College's Institute for Urban and Minority Education. Greene, TC professor emeritus, founded the College's Center for Social Imagination, the Arts and Education at Teachers College. She is also Philosopher-in-Residence of the Lincoln Center for the Arts in Education. Levin is currently TC's William H. Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education and Director of its National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education. Noddings is Lee L. Jacks Professor of Education, Emerita, at Stanford University and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and Education at TC, where she taught for many years. Ravitch, who earned her Ph.D. from TC in 1975, is Research Professor of Education at New York University and nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She served as Assistant U.S. Secretary of Education under the first President Bush.
A seventh researcher on the site, Lee Shulman -- President Emeritus of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching -- received TC's Medal for Distinguished Service in 2007.