Educator to Discuss Segregation, Impact on Curriculum at UA Lecture

  • October 18th, 2016
Dr. Jerry Rosiek, associate professor of education at the University of Oregon.
Dr. Jerry Rosiek

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Dr. Jerry Rosiek, associate professor of education at the University of Oregon, will discuss resegregation of American schools during the annual Laible Lecture Oct. 20 at The University of Alabama.

Rosiek’s lecture is titled “Resegregation as Curriculum: What the new segregation in U.S. schools is teaching children.” His lecture begins at 5 p.m. in room 118 of Graves Hall on the UA campus. Additionally, a bring-your-own lunch discussion will be held at noon, Thursday in room 202 Graves.

Rosiek’s research focuses primarily on understanding and enhancing teachers’ practical knowledge and the type of preparation needed to navigate varying institutional structures.

Rosiek’s articles have been published in Harvard Educational Review, Educational Researcher, The Journal of Teacher Education, Curriculum Theory and Educational Theory.

The Julie C. Laible Memorial Lecture Series on anti-racist scholarship, education and social activism honors the memory of Julie C. Laible, who was an assistant professor in the College of Education before passing away unexpectedly in 1999. Laible served at UA for four years and was known for her community involvement through such programs as the Community Anti-Racial Group, which she helped found, and as an Aid to Inmate Mothers.


Rebecca Ballard, director of college and alumni relations, College of Education, 205/348-7036,


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