2011 TC Research
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Benji Chang

Professional Background

Educational Background

2009              
Ph.D., Education, University of California, Los Angeles. Dissertation: The Platform: Liberatory Teaching, Community Organizing, and Sustainability in the Inner-City Community of Los Angeles Chinatown.  Committee: Kris Gutiérrez (Co-Chair), Tyrone Howard (Co-Chair), Allan Luke, Ernest Morrell.  

2004               
Chinese Language and Culture Program, Mandarin Studies, Yale University in China, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin.  

2001              
M.Ed., Education, University of California, Los Angeles.  

2001               
Joint American Studies and Asian American Studies Program, University of Hawai’i, Manoa.  

2000              
Credential, Multiple Subject, Cross Cultural and Academic (CLAD) specialization, University of California, Los Angeles.  

1999              
B.A., Psychology, University of California, San Diego.

Scholarly Interests

Community Engagement
Curriculum & Instruction
Education Policy
Ethnic Studies & Asian American Studies
Literacy
Teacher Preparation
Urban Schooling


Selected Publications

active professional organizations

honors and awards

Distinguished Community Advocate Award, Critical Educators for Social Justice Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association, 2012.


Centers and Projects

Institute for Urban and Minority Education
Website: http://iume.tc.columbia.edu/