Tuesday, March 14, 2017
4:10pm - 6:00pm
- Camille Wilson
Dr. Camille Wilson is an associate professor of Educational Foundations, Leadership & Policy in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of Michigan. Her research is interdisciplinary in nature. She explores school-family-community engagement and transformative leadership as they relate to urban education reform and policy. She is a qualitative researcher who draws upon critical and feminist methodologies. Her current research explores the community-based, educational advocacy of adult and youth activists in Detroit.
Dr. Wilson’s work has been published in leading U.S. journals like Teachers College Record, in numerous scholarly books, and in highly regarded, international journals such as the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. She's also the co-editor of the book: Advancing equity and achievement in America’s diverse schools: Inclusive theories, policies, and practices, which was published by Routledge in 2014. Dr. Wilson received her Ph.D., in urban schooling from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2001. Her teaching philosophies and practices are greatly informed by the core tenets of sociocultural learning theory, critical multicultural education, and critical pedagogy.