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EXHIBIT 4b.3

Summary of Faculty Expertise Concerning Diversity Issues

  1. Faculty Research Related to Diversity
  2. Faculty-earned Grants Related to Diversity
  3. Faculty Presentations Related to Diversity
  4. Project Impact Administrative Summary and Link to Website
  5. Faculty Leadership Roles in Service Learning Projects

Faculty Research Related to Diversity

2004-2007

Author(s)

Publication

Department

Dr. Celina Echols

“Challenges Facing Black American Principals: A Conversation about Coping”  Connextions.  2006

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols & Echols-Williams, Q.

“Should we throw the baby out with the bathwater: A review of Louisiana’s educational assessment program.” In Singleton-Taylor, G (Ed.), The impact of high-stakes testing on the academic futures of nonmainstream students. New York: E. Mellen Press. 2004

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols, Hwang, Y., and Nobles, C.

“Campus diversity: Implementing the town hall approach for racial and cultural understanding at a predominantly White university.” NASPA Journal. 4(1), 1-18. 2002

 

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols & Stader, D.

“Education majors’ attitudes about diversity.”  Educational Leadership Review. 3(2), 1-7. 2002

 

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols:

Hwang, Y., Echols, C., & Vrongistinos, K.

“Multidimensional academic motivation of high achieving African American students.” College Student Journal. 36(4), 544-554. 2002.

 

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Robert Hancock, Dr. Anne Nauman, & Dr. John Fulwiler

“The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on Technology and Media Infrastructures in Louisiana and Mississippi School Districts,” Multicultural Education 15(2) 2007

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

“From Freedom Birds to Water Buffaloes,” in Cindy Ness, ed., Female Terrorism and Militancy: Agency, Political Utility, and Organization, Taylor & Francis, 2007.

*[This is a chapter on women terrorists in Asia in an edited book]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

“Guerrilleras in Latin America,” Journal of Peace Research 43(3), May 2006:  313-329.

*[Article about women guerrillas in Latin America]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

“The Potential for Bias in Capital Juries,” The Justice System Journal, Volume  12, Issue 2-3, Spring 2002.

*[Article about black/white juror voting in capital cases]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

“A House Divided: Public Housing Policy in New Orleans,” Louisiana History, vol.  XLIV, no. 4, Fall 2003.

*[Article about origins and racial attitudes of LA public housing in the 1930s]

Political Science

Dr. Randy Sanders

 

Mighty Peculiar Elections: The New South Gubernatorial Campaigns of 1970 and the Changing Politics of Race (University of Florida Press, 2002)

Political Science

Dr. Randy Sanders

 

‘Rassling a Governor:  Defiance, Desegregation, Claude Kirk and the Politics of Richard Nixon's Southern Strategy,’ Florida Historical Quarterly (2002)

Political Science

 

Diane Cole

Strategies and Resources for Integrating Cultural Diversity In Health Education – American School Health Annual Conference, 2003

Kinesiology and Health Studies

 

Diane Cole

Health Education and Multicultural Education: Similarities and Challenges – American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference, 2004

Kinesiology and Health Studies

 

Diane Cole

Dr. Millie Naquin

Strategies and Resources for Integrating Cultural Diversity in
Health and Physical Education

– Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Annual Conference, 2004

Kinesiology and Health Studies

 

Diane Cole

Dr. Millie Naquin

 

Sexual Diversity: Respect for All – College of Education and Human Development - Spring 2006 Diversity Lecture Series

Kinesiology and Health Studies

  

Faculty-earned Grants Related to Diversity 

Author(s)

GRANT

Department

Dr. Celina Echols

Service Learning. Southeastern Louisiana University grant 2003 ($200.00- awarded).

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols

Diversity Education Programs:  Preparing for the Twenty-first Century and Beyond.  Southeastern Louisiana University grant 1998. ($8,320.00 -awarded).

 

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols

Taking the first steps: Communities working toward racial inclusion. . Center for Faculty Excellence Southeastern Louisiana University grant 2002. ($150.00 -awarded).

 

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Innovative Teaching Initiatives Grant, SLU 2006.

*[About different cultures and political systems as seen in film]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Orr Memorial Research Grant, SLU, 2004.

*[About women terrorists in Latin Am, Asia, Africa, Europe]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Oscar Grant, SLU, 2004

*[About women terrorists in Latin Am, Asia, Africa, Europe]

Political Science

 

Dr. Cynthia Elliott

 

Early Literacy Initiative

 

Teaching and Learning

 

Dr. Samuel C. Hyde, Jr. and Dr. Keith Finley

A grant proposal and narrative, titled “The Historical Transformation of the Manchac Basin Ecosystem: Ecological Degradation at the Hands of Man,” for the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies that received a $63,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency

History

 

Dr. Cheryll Javaherian and Cathy Martin

Youth Service Grant for a service-learning project using students to teach mini lessons of Spanish in Head Start and the SLU Lab School

Foreign Languages and Literature and Coordinator of Service Learning

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Innovative Teaching Initiatives Grant, SLU 2006.

*[About different cultures and political systems as seen in film]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Orr Memorial Research Grant, SLU, 2004.

*[About women terrorists in Latin Am, Asia, Africa, Europe]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Oscar Grant, SLU, 2004

*[About women terrorists in Latin Am, Asia, Africa, Europe]

Political Science

 

Dr. Cynthia Elliott

 

Early Literacy Initiative

 

Teaching and Learning

 

Dr. Samuel C. Hyde, Jr. and Dr. Keith Finley

A grant proposal and narrative, titled “The Historical Transformation of the Manchac Basin Ecosystem: Ecological Degradation at the Hands of Man,” for the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies that received a $63,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency

History

 

Dr. Cheryll Javaherian and Cathy Martin

Youth Service Grant for a service-learning project using students to teach mini lessons of Spanish in Head Start and the SLU Lab School

Foreign Languages and Literature and Coordinator of Service Learning

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Innovative Teaching Initiatives Grant, SLU 2006.

*[About different cultures and political systems as seen in film]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Orr Memorial Research Grant, SLU, 2004.

*[About women terrorists in Latin Am, Asia, Africa, Europe]

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Oscar Grant, SLU, 2004

*[About women terrorists in Latin Am, Asia, Africa, Europe]

Political Science

 

Dr. Cynthia Elliott

 

Early Literacy Initiative

 

Teaching and Learning

 

Dr. Samuel C. Hyde, Jr. and Dr. Keith Finley

A grant proposal and narrative, titled “The Historical Transformation of the Manchac Basin Ecosystem: Ecological Degradation at the Hands of Man,” for the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies that received a $63,000 grant from the Environmental Protection Agency

History

 

Dr. Cheryll Javaherian and Cathy Martin

Youth Service Grant for a service-learning project using students to teach mini lessons of Spanish in Head Start and the SLU Lab School

Foreign Languages and Literature and Coordinator of Service Learning

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Innovative Teaching Initiatives Grant, SLU 2006.

*[About different cultures and political systems as seen in film]

Political Science

 

Faculty Presentations Related to Diversity 

PRESENTER(S)

Title

organization/

location

Department

Dr. David Benac

"Taking Charge: Women in Historic Preservation."

Southeastern Louisiana University's women's history month lecture series, March 2005

History

Dr. David Benac

"The Question of Race in Louisiana During the 1940s." 

"One Book" program at the St. Tammany Parish Library, Covington, April 2004.

History

Dr. David Benac

"Manhood in the Ozarks." 

Mid-America Conference on History, September, 2002, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

History

Dr. Kenneth Bolton

“Black in Blue: African American Police Officers & Racism”

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Black History Month

Sociology

Dr. Yanyi Djamba

“A Bio-Sociological Perspective on the Geography of HIV/AIDS.” 

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Black History Month

Sociology

Dr. Celina Echols & Foster, K.

“Chronicling America’s racial boundaries through literature.  

 

A paper presented at the 14th European conference on reading, Zagreb, Croatia. August 2005.

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols

“From dreamkeepers to gatekeepers: Highstakes testing and the historically underserved students.”

A panel presented at the 13th annual conference of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Seattle, Washington. November 2003.

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols

Taylor, G., Okoli, E., Pryce, J., Tyson, C., & Echols, C.

“In pursuit of equity and excellence: High stakes testing and the diverse student.”

A roundtable presentation at the 12th annual conference of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Arlington, Virginia.
November, 2002.

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols, Duhon-Sell, R. & Smith, P.  

“Each one teach one: Building scholars among the historically underrepresented”

 A paper presented at the 12th annual conference of the National Association of Multicultural Education, Arlington, Virginia.
November, 2002 .

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols & Stader, D. 

“A look at pre-service administrators’ attitudes about diversity and multiculturalism in the Florida parishes.”

A paper  presented at the National Council of Professional Educational Administration 56th Annual Conference, Burlington, Vermont. August, 2002.

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Celina Echols

“Building scholars among alternative certification students.”
 

A poster session presented at the National Association of Alternative Certification Conference, Los Angeles, California. April, 2002.

Educational Leadership and Technology

Dr. Becky Parton, Dr. Rober Hancock,& Dr. Wendy Siegel

“Web Accessibility Compliance Across Diverse Cultural Slices of Society”

Paper presented at 37th Annual Meetings of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 2008

Educational Leadership and Technology and Teaching and Learning

Dr. Cynthia Elliott

Early Literacy Initiative

SLU Lab School

Teaching and Learning

Dr. Keith Finley

“Concessions on the Periphery: World War II and the Alteration of Southern Legislative Strategy in the United States Senate.” 

Twenty-Third Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, 9 October 2004. Mobile, AL.

History

Dr. Keith Finley

“Divine Sanction: The Use of Religion by Southern U.S. Senators in Defense of Segregation.” 

 

Twenty-Fourth Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, 8 October, 2005.  Pensacola, FL.

History

Dr. Keith Finley

“Segregation’s Less Conspicuous Friends: The Importance of Non-Southern U.S. Senators in Delaying Civil Rights Advances, 1938-1964.”

Presented 2 February 2006 Black History and Politics Lecture Series, SLU; 4 February 2006 Saturday Teacher’s Workshop for Black History Month; 7 February 2006 Christwood Arts and Lecture Series.

History

Dr. Keith Finley

“Coming to Terms With the Inevitable: Russell Long and Civil Rights.”

 

Forty-Ninth Louisiana Historical Association Meeting, 23 March 2007.  Alexandria, Louisiana

History

Dr. Keith Finley

“Educational Campaign or Filibuster: Myths and Realities of Senate Rules and Southern Resistance to Civil Rights.”  And Commentator on Religion and Civil Rights Session.  

Twenty-Sixth Gulf South History and Humanities Conference, 13 October 2007.  Mobile Alabama.

History

 

Dr. Keith Finley

“Segregation’s Less Conspicuous Friends:  The Importance of Non-Southern U.S. Senators in Delaying Civil Rights Advances, 1938-1964.”

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Black History Month

History

 

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

“Women & Globalization in International Political Economy,”

The 2004 International Political Science Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

Chair, “Diasporas and Ethnic Minorities: Governance and Conflict,”

2004  International Political Science Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Political Science

Dr. Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

 

“Nationalism and Women Terrorists,”

The 2004 Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Political Science

Dr. Samuel Hyde

"Worse Than Slavery -- Black Louisianans and the Painful

Challenges of Freedom, 1800-1900,"

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Black History Month

History

Dr. Samuel Hyde

“Louisiana’s Curious Connection to the Desegregation Movement.”

Southeastern Louisiana University’s Black History Month

History

Dr. Peter Petrakis

The 14th

Amendment and civil rights, (Summer 2006)

Presentation for the teaching American history grant at Southeastern Louisiana University

Political Science

 
 
Project Impact Administrative Summary

Project Impact 

Thursday November 20, 2006 

Project Impact Fall 2006  

2006-2007 Calendar of Activities Summary: 

  1. Faculty Workshop:  The grant provides funding for LEP training for 10 Southeastern Louisiana University teacher certification faculty members each year. 

·        Project Impact has invited approximately 25 faculty members to participate in the workshop on January 4&5 and May 17&18.

·        As of November 20, 2006, 16 faculty members have signed contracts agreeing to participate in the workshops. 

·        Professors have been notified as to their obligations under the terms of these contracts.

·        Kristin Grayson from IDRA has agreed to be the consultant/trainer for each workshop.

·        Each faculty member will receive materials, meals, a certificate of completion, and a daily stipend of $100 as part of their agreement with Project Impact. 

·        Aramark will be contacted regarding catering for these events.

·        Sessions will occur in room 2015 of the TEC building.  Lunch will be served in room 2020.

·        Information regarding the workshop will be submitted to the College Newsletter and the University By-Lion as soon as it is available.

·        The External Evaluator will be invited to attend all events.  Her survey will be given to all participates. 

  1. Teacher Candidate Workshop:  In each project year, teachers candidates enrolled in 4 methodology courses will receive training about how to address the needs of LEP students. 

·        Dr. Leah Sadden has agreed to give the training/workshop to at least 4 methodology classes with a targeted audience of 90 teacher candidates.

·        The first two classes will be given the workshop together on October 16 for 21 students.

·        The second workshop was held by Dr. Sadden to her class was held on October 31 and November 7 to 11 students.

·        A third workshop was given on November 7 for Dr. Ainsworth’s class for 11 students.

·        Additional workshops will be scheduled for Spring 2007 semester.

·        The External Evaluator will be invited to attend all events.  Her surveys will be given to all participates. 

Note: Due to the temporary closure of Jefferson Parish School District in the Fall 2005 semester due to Hurricane Katrina and the serious illness of the Jefferson Parish LEP/ESL coordinator liaison, many of the training activities that should have been scheduled for year 2 for West Jefferson High School did not take place.  Miesler Middle School is the year 3 school to be serviced as stated in the Project Impact grant. 

  1. Administrator Training at Jefferson Parish School District:  Scheduling conflicts and other restrictions have prevented this training to be scheduled before May 2007. 

·        Project Impact will invite both the year 2 administrators from West Jefferson High and the year 3 administrators from Miesler Middle School to be serviced together in a 3 half-day training workshop by Dr. Rayma Harchar sometime at the end of May/beginning of June.

·         Meals, stipend and materials will be provided to all administrators who complete the workshop.

·        The External Evaluator will be invited to attend all events.  Surveys will be given to all participates. 

  1. Teacher Training at Jefferson Parish School District: 

·        Part 2 of the training for teachers from Grace King High School occurred on October 23 and 24.  The training for Grace King High School’s teachers are complete.

·        Part I of the teacher training for Miesler Middle School and West Jefferson High School teachers is tentative scheduled for January 24 – 26, and Part II will be scheduled in late May/early June.

·        The consultant Stacy Piker has agreed to give the workshop to the teachers. Meals, stipend, materials will be provided to the teachers as well as substitute pay. 

·        The External Evaluator will be invited to attend all events.  Surveys will be given to all participates. 

  1. Support Staff Training at Jefferson Parish School District: 

·        The 3 half-day training for support staff of West Jefferson High School and Miesler Middle School is tentatively scheduled to be given by Elizabeth Anderson, the ESL/LEP coordinator liaison, on January 10, 11 and 12, 2007.

·        Meals, stipend and materials will be provided to all support staff who complete the workshop.

·        The External Evaluator will be invited to attend all events.  Surveys will be given to all participates. 

Faculty Leadership Roles in Service Learning Projects 

1.     Early Literacy Initiative 

2.     Project TEACH 

3.     Project Jumpstart

 

  

 


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