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UTSA’s Abraham DeLeon receives Critics Choice Award from education association

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(Dec. 22, 2011) -- Assistant Professor Abraham DeLeon in the UTSA Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) received the American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics Choice Award for his lead-edited book "Critical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Social Education: New Perspectives for Social Studies Education," co-edited by Wayne Ross from the University of Vancouver, B.C., and published by Sense Publishers in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

A prolific scholar who joined the UTSA faculty in 2009 from the University of Rochester, DeLeon is the recipient of the 2009 AESA Critics Choice Award for "Contemporary Anarchist Studies: An Introductory Anthology of Anarchy in the Academy," a co-edited volume published by Routledge Publishers in London.

He also has published articles in The Social Studies, The Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, Educational Studiesand Theory, and Research in Social Educationand other top journals. Additionally, he has written several encyclopedia entries dealing with critical pedagogy, teacher unions and anarchist theory.

Founded in 1968, the American Educational Studies Association is the major international professional and scholarly association comprised of researchers whose primary interest is in the social foundations of education.

 

 

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Saturday, April 30, 8 a.m.

The Academy for Teacher Excellence end of year celebration

The Academy for Teacher Excellence (ATE) in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) will host an end of year celebration to honor día del niño (Day of the Child), including hands-on demonstrations, cultural dance performances, scavenger hunts and more.
UTSA Downtown Campus

Tuesday, May 3, 5 p.m.

Henry B. Gonzalez Centennial Tribute

The College of Public Policy and the Office for Community Services present a 100th anniversary salute to the late Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez. A distinguished panel will discuss Gonzalez's historical impact. Free and open to the public.
Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328) , Downtown Campus

Wednesday, May 18, 3 p.m.

The Great Staff Appreciation Event

The UTSA community is invited to honor the roughly 2,600 UTSA staff members who contribute to the success of the university and its students.
University Center Ballroom, Main Campus


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