Assistant Professor, Education & Leadership
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At WOU since08/01/2020
|1:00 pm - 3:30 pm||12:30 pm - 3:00 pm|
|Online by Appointment|
Course scheduleSpring 2023
|30881||ED464||FAMILY & COMM INVOLVEMENT||-||ONLINE CRS|
|30044||ED618||MAT OH TCHING EQTY JST & AGNCY||-||ONLINE CRS|
|30044||ED618||MAT OH TCHING EQTY JST & AGNCY||S 0830-1120||ONLINE CRS|
|31149||ED464||FAMILY & COMM INVOLVEMENT ECE||-||ONLINE CRS|
Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction, University of Washington-Seattle
M.A. English, Murray State University
B.A. English, Shenyang Ligong University
Social Cultural Foundations of Education
Grants and funding
Pathways for Paraeducators of Color, Willamette Center for Advancement of Paraeducators (2021), $6,800
Listening to BIPOC Teacher Candidates, Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (2021), $9,300
Awards and honors
Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 2022
Latinx Scholars Fellowship, University of Washington-Seattle, 2019
Husky 100, University of Washington-Seattle, 2018
McMahon Scholarship, University of Washington-Seattle, 2017 & 2016
Eugene H. Beebe Scholarship, University of Washington-Seattle, 2016
Graduate courses taught
ED 615 Critical Inquiry into the Foundation of Schooling
ED 636 Leadership & Policy in a Diverse Society
ED 618 Teaching for Equity, Justice, & Agency
ED 622 Assessment, Planning, & Instruction
ED 633 Educational Research
Undergraduate courses taught
ED 464 Family & Community Involvement in Early Childhood Education
ED 450 Methods for Classroom Management
ED 418 Assessment, Planning, & Instruction
ED 446 Environments for Diverse Learners
Publications and Presentations
Selected Peer-Review Journal Articles
Wu, L., & Lai, O. (2023). Anti-Racist education for Asian American students. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 58(s1), 62-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/00228958.2022.2152141
Wu, L. (2022). Democracy, Empires, and the Chinese Diasporas. Urban Education, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1177/00420859221131814
Wu, L., Hsiung, L., & Bogucharova, T. (2022). Finding light among uncertainty. Social Studies and the Young Learner, 34(3), 3-7.
Selected Peer-Review Book Chapters
Wu, L. (2022). Culturally relevant pedagogy for Mexican American students: Existing research and future directions. In Y. Medina & M. Machado-Casas (Eds.), Encyclopedia of critical understandings of Latinx and global education (pp. 65-81). Brill.
Wu, L. (2020). Just what is a first-generation Chinese male immigrant and college student doing in a nice field like teacher education? In J. Sablan & J. Van Galen (Eds.), Amplified voices, intersecting identities: Volume 1: First-generation PhDs navigating institutional power (pp. 93-100). https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004445178_013
Selected Refereed Conference Presentations
Wu, L. (2022, April). Refusing to return to normal for Asian American preservice teachers post-pandemics. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.
Wu, L. (2022, March). Enacting hip-hop pedagogy for joy and justice. Paper presented online at the 31st Annual Conference for the National Association for Multicultural Education. Anaheim, CA.
Wu, L. (2022, March). Expanding pathways for Paraeducators of Color post-pandemic. Paper presented at the 74th Annual Meeting for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. New Orleans, LA.
Wu, L. (2021, April). Borderland teaching of Chinese American teachers with Mexican American students. Paper presented (roundtable) online at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.
Wu, L. (2020, February). Democracy and freedom for whom? Paper presented at the 16th Annual Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference. Airway Heights, WA.
Wu, L. (2019, April). Kin folks ain't always skin folks: A Chinese American teacher working with Mexican American students. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Conference for the National Association for Multicultural Education. Tucson, AZ.
American Educational Research Association (Division K)
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
National Association for Multicultural Education
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