E. Sleeter, PhD. (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1982) is Professor
Emerita in the College of Professional Studies at California State
University Monterey Bay, where she was a founding faculty member. Formerly a high school learning disabilities teacher in Seattle, she previously served as a faculty member at Ripon College in Wisconsin and at the
University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and has been a visiting professor or lecturer at Victoria University in New Zealand, San Jose State University, San Francisco State University, University of
Washington, Seattle, Universidad Nacional de Education a Distancia in Madrid, Spain, and Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus in Oslo, Norway. Currently she is consultant to a project for teacher education improvement at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. She is Immediate Past President of the National Association for Multicultural Education, and previously served as Vice President of Division K
(Teaching and Teacher Education) of the American Educational Research
Association. Her research focuses on anti-racist multicultural
education and teacher education. Dr. Sleeter has published over
100 articles in journals and edited books, such as Educational Researcher, Multicultural Review, Urban Education, and Teaching and Teacher Education. Her recent books include Power, Teaching and Teacher Education (Peter Lang, 2013), Professional Development for Culturally Responsive and Relationship-based Pedagogy (Peter Lang, 2013), and Creating Solidarity across Diverse Communities (with Encarnación Soriano, Teachers College Press, 2012). Her work has been translated into Spanish, Korean, French, and Portuguese. She has been invited to speak in most
U.S. states as well as several countries. Recent awards for her work include
the American Educational Research Association Social Justice in Education Award, the Chapman University Paulo Freire Education Project Social Justice Award, the American Educational Research Association Division K Legacy Award, and the American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group on Multicultural and Multiethnic Lifetime Achievement Award. She is currently in the process of completing her first novel, White Bread.
Upcoming speaking engagements:
- July 21-Aug 1, 2014: Curriculum for Multicultural Education, University of Colorado Boulder.
- September 23, 2014: Keynote, VI Congreso Iberoamericano de Pedagogía, Santiago, Chile
- November 21, 2014: Multicultural Education Conference, State University of New York New Paltz, NY