Shultz JeffDr. Jeffrey Shultz

Professor of Education

Dr. Shultz is an educational anthropologist who received an SB in mathematics from MIT, as well as a masters and doctorate in education from Harvard University. In 1983-84, he served as president of the Council on Anthropology and Education. He is the co-author of The Counselor as Gatekeeper: Social Interaction in Interviews (1982, Academic Press, with Frederick Erickson) and co-edited Journeys Through Ethnography: Realistic Accounts of Fieldwork (1996, Westview Press, with Annette Lareau). He did research in middle school classrooms in Philadelphia and Greenwich, England focusing on student voices and in 2001 co-edited In Our Own Words: Students’ Perspectives on School (Roman & Littlefield, with Alison Cook-Sather). Finally, he and his wife, Norah (Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Education) co-edited Challenges of Multiculural Education: Teaching and Taking Diversity Courses (2005, Paradigm Publishers).

Recent Publications and Presentations

  • Shultz, J., Skilton-Sylvester, E., & Shultz, N. (2007). "Exploring Global Connections: Dismantling the International/Multicultural Divide." Diversity and Democracy, 10(3):4 – 6.
  • Shultz, J. (June, 2007). "The Institutional Culture and Commitment of Educating Global Citizens." Panel participant, 2007 Summer Institute, Associated New American Colleges.
  • Shultz, N., Shultz, J., & García, A.M. (August 14, 2007). "Social order, structural violence, and social justice: Dealing with student resistance in classes on diversity." Presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, New York City, New York. Submitted for publication to Teaching Sociology, a publication of the American Sociological Association.

Recent Support

  • US Department of Education Title VI Arcadia received this year; Fund for the Improvement of Secondary Education (FIPSE)

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