Morgridge Alumna named editor of prestigious publication
Dr. Nancy Gallavan, PhD '94, Curriculum and Instruction Program, was recently named editor of the highly regarded and prestigious publication, Annual Editions of Multicultural Education, now in its 15th edition, (2010), McGraw Hill Higher Education.
Dr. Gallavan is currently a Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Central Arkansas. She served as Associate Dean there in 2006-07 before moving into the professorship in social studies education and multicultural education. Dr. Gallavan is active in the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), the National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME), and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).
Gallavan's dissertation (1994) was titled "Retention and Attrition of Non-Anglo Teachers: A Study in Multicultural Education." This outstanding study focused on teachers of color in a mostly Anglo school district in the Denver metro area. She is the author of numerous books on teacher education and social studies teaching, including "Secrets to Success for Beginning Elementary School Teachers," Corwin Press (2007). Nancy is currently working on new publications for Corwin Press on diversity education, assessment, and social studies education.
Dr. Gallavan will visit the Morgridge College of Education when she attends the AERA annual meeting to be held in Denver April 30 - May 4, 2010. Details to follow.