Dr. Skerrett is known for her work in the areas of secondary English and literacy education in urban contexts, including among transnational youth. Dr. Skerrett’s book, Teaching Transnational Youth: Literacy and Education in a Changing World published by Teachers College Press in 2015, is the first to examine the educational opportunities and challenges arising from increasing numbers of students living and attending school across different countries. Her new book, Teaching Literacy in Troubled Times: Identity, Inquiry and Social Action at the Heart of Instruction, co-authored with past Classroom Caffeine guest Peter Smaroginsky and published by Corwin Press in 2022 showcases teachers and students engaged in developing critical literacies and taking social action to create more just worlds. She is the keynote speaker for the 2023 RISE Caribbean Conference hosted at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. Allison Skerrett is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of Teacher Education in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin.
To cite this episode:
Persohn, L. (Host). (2023, May. 9). A conversation with Allison Skerrett: RISE Caribbean Special Series (Season 3, No. 24) [Audio podcast episode]. In Classroom Caffeine Podcast series. https://www.classroomcaffeine.com/guests. DOI: 10.5240/9D8C-84C1-8FB6-1C92-61E0-6
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