The Gevirtz School’s Center for Education Research on Literacy & Inquiry in Networking Communities (LINC) is proud to name two Philip and Helen Green Research Fellows for 2011-12 – Ethny A. Stewart and Edward A. Williams III. The Green Research Fellowship Fund is awarded in memory of Phillip and Helen Green to support graduate student research on classrooms that provide for democratic practices and equity of access for immigrant and second language students of working class background, identifying practices that work and supporting students in gaining access to American society.
Ethny A. Stewart is a Teaching and Learning emphasis doctoral student in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education. She has a Master of Science degree in Food Science and Technology with an emphasis in Sensory Science from UC Davis and a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science with a minor in Food Packaging from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She is presently serving as the AERA graduate student Division G Campus Co-Liaison. Her research interests are underrepresented and underserved students in higher education within STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) disciplines. Her interests also extend to disciplines at the intersection of science and arts education in the higher education setting.
Edward A. Williams III is a doctoral student in the Teaching and Learning emphasis in the Department of Education. He earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama. His research interest includes the impact of technology on the teaching and learning relationship. Additionally, he is interested in studying relationship between learning, culture and technology. Williams is currently a Graduate Student Researcher at the UCSB Center for Educational Research on Literacy & Inquiry in Networking Communities.
[The Green Fellows are available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]
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