Office: Valley Road, 4011
Office Hours: Fall 2019 - Momdays and Thursday - 3:00-4:30PM
Department: Secondary and Middle School Education
Area Specialization English Education, Critical Pedagogy, Cultural Responsive Teaching
English Education, Critical Literacy, Critical Pedagogy, Cultural Responsive Teaching, Urban Education, Critical Race Theory, Intersectionality, African American Students Schooling Experiences
Founder and Director, Nurturing Culturally Responsive Equity Teachers (NCRET) Research Project. The Project is designed to groom selected undergraduate education students into culturally responsive teachers for social justice and equity.
BRI 109o - BASIC READING SKILLS/READING RATE
CISE 4120 – ENGLISH METHODS I
CISE 3700 – MULTIPLE LITERACIES
CISE 4220 - ENGLISH METHODS II
SMAT 5800 - ENG LA CONT PED & COLL I
SELECTED AWARDS & HONORS
Fulbright Scholar 2018. Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad (GPA) Program to Senegal.
Chair (2017-present), Willystine Goodsell Award Committee, Research on Women and Education [sig] for American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Russell, D. (2012). Seeing the invisible: Reading literature through critical lenses. Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing.
Russell, D. & WPUNJ education students (2014). Leaving footprints: Critical narratives about identity. New York: Burning Bush Publishing.
Russell, D., Hobson, L.D., & Baszile-Taliaferro, D. (2015). Rising Harriett Tubmans: Exploring intersectionality and African American women professors. In V. Winters-Evans & B. Love (Eds.), Endarkened Feminist Knowledge: Black Women Speak Back, Up, & Out. New York: Peter Lang.
Russell, D. (2011). The bluest eye and the power of culture scripts. In J.O. Milner & C. Pope (Eds.), Engaging American Novels: Lessons from the Classroom. Illinois: National Council of Teachers of English Press.
Russell, D. (2015). Do you see what I see? Teaching the Critical Lens of Race in a College Remedial Course. International Journal of Information and Education Technology.
Russell, D. (2013). Letters from my father. ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness, 8(1), 12-13.
Russell, D. (2013). One Cent. ProudFlesh: New Afrikan Journal of Culture, Politics, and Consciousness, 8(1), 140-142.
Hobson, L.D., Walden, L. &, Russell, D. (2016). Establishing staying power: Retaining teachers in urban schools academically, economically, and ethically diverse students, Critical Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class and Gender in Education Roundtable Reception Forum Series, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Conference, Washington, DC.
Russell, D. &, DeNardo, S. (2015). Teaching beyond the content Area: Using a cultural competency framework to promote student success. Woodrow Wilson Convening, Detroit, Michigan.
Russell, D. (2015). How teacher educators foster inquiring teachers: Nurturing culturally responsive equity teachers (NCRET) project. Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) 46th Annual Meeting, Trumbull, Connecticut.
William Paterson University
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Wayne, New Jersey 07470