Lisa William

Contact Information and Office Hours

Placeholder Contact Information Office Hours

Professor

Eureka Hall 431
(916) 278-7778
lywwhite@csus.edu

Fall 2014

Tuesday: 1:30- 3:00 pm, 3:30 - 4:30 pm
(by appointment only)

Date Joined Faculty: August 2000

Areas of Research/Scholarly Activity

Urban Education; Critical Race Theory; Critical Pedagogy; Qualitative Research

Courses Taught

  • EDTE 251 - Education for a Democratic, Pluralistic Society
  • EDUC 160 - Urban Education

Educational Degrees

Ph.D. University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, 2003
Education (Language, Literacy and Culture)
Dissertation area: How High Achieving African American
Students Negotiate Their Social and Academic Identities
Advisor: Dr. Karen Watson-Gegeo


Credential University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, 1999
Single-Subject (English)

M.A. University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 1994
Education (Teaching English as a Second Language)
Master's Project: Black English Vernacular and Its Implications
for Classroom Usage

B.A Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA,
English, (Teacher Preparation Emphasis); 1996
Journalism (Public Relations Emphasis); 1992

Professional Awards or Commendations

  • Outstanding Scholarly Award, California State University, College of Education, 2014
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of California at Davis, School of Education, 2012
  • Distinguished Fellows Presentation Award Recipient, International Society for Exploring Teaching and Learning (ISETL), 2006
  • Fulbright-Hays Scholars Program (Uganda, East Africa) California State University, Sacramento, 2002 Center for African Peace and Conflict Resolution, Sacramento, CA Program sponsored by Dr. Ernest Uwazie and Dr. Cecil Canton
  • Teacher of the Month (November) for the Sacramento City Unified School District, and recognized by the CAL Teach Program on KXTV Channel 10, 1999
  • Doctoral Teaching Education Fellow, University of California at Davis, 1999
  • Forgivable Loan Doctoral Incentive Program, Chancellor’s Office, California State University, 1997
  • Sally Casanova Pre-doctoral Scholar, Chancellor’s Office, California State University, 1996

Select Publications

  • William-White, L., Muccular, D., Muccular, G. & Brown, A. (2013). Critical Consciousness in Curricular Research: Evidence from the Field. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
  • William-White, L., Wood, J.L., Essien, I., Belton, C., Muccular, G., Geary, P. & Newman, T. (2013). Mis-education or Malpractice?: A rallying cry for an African-centered paradigm in the preparation of black educators. In William-White, L., Muccular, D., Muccular, G. & Brown, A. (Eds.). Critical Consciousness in Curricular Research: Evidence from the Field. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
  • William-White, L. (2012). Becoming a Teacher in an Era of Curricular Standardization and Reductionist Learning Outcomes: A Poetic Interpretation. In P.L. Thomas (Ed.) Becoming and Being a Teacher: Confronting Traditional Norms to Create New Democratic Realities. New York: Peter Lang.
  • Thomas, R. & William-White, L. (2014). Dis/abling Oppressive Practices: An Autoethnography on Workplace Discrimination, in K.R. Johnson and K. Couture (Eds.) Disability Discrimination at Work, (pp. 155-170) Massachusetts: Piraeus Books, LLC.
  • William-White, L. (2013). Striving Towards Authentic Teaching for Social Justice. In Joe Bower and P. L. Thomas (Eds.) De-Testing and De-Grading Schools: Authentic Alternatives to Accountability and Standardization. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
  • William-White, L. (2013). The Measure of a Black Life?: A Poetic Interpretation of Hope an Discontent. Qualitative Research in Education, 2(2), 187200. doi: 10.4471/qre.2013.23
  • William-White, L. (2012). Seeking Emancipation from Gender Regulation: Reflections on Home Space for a Black Woman Academic/Single Mother. Qualitative Research in Education, 1(1), 435.
  • William-White, L. (2012). Advocating for Multicultural Education and Social Justice in the Age of Economic Uncertainty, International Review of Qualitative Research. 5(2), 175-204.
  • William-White, L., Muccular, D., & Muccular, G. (2012). Reading, Writing, and Revolution: Spoken Word as Radical “Literocratic” Praxis in the Community College Classroom. In B. Porfilio & M.Viola (Eds.), Hip-Hop(e): The Cultural Practice and Critical Pedagogy of International Hip-Hop Inquiry (pp. 197-219). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
  • William-White, L., Sagir, A., Flores, N., Jung, G., Ramirez, A., Osalbo, J., & Nguyen, H. (2012). Arugula, Pine Nuts, and Hegemony: Seven Women’s Choreopoetic Reflection on the Absence of Cultural Relevance in Educational Discourse, International Journal of Qualitative Research 25(2), 135-149.
  • William-White, L. & White, J. (2011). Color Marks the Site/Sight of Social Difference: Dysconscious Racism in the ''Age of Obama'', Qualitative Inquiry, 17 (9), 837–853.
  • William-White, L. (2011). Dare I speak of oppression on sacred ground [emphasis mine], Cultural Studies Critical Methodologies, 11 (3), 236-242.
  • William-White, L. (2011). Scholarship Revolution, Qualitative Inquiry, 17 (6), 534-542.

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