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- United States
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- Montclair State University
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- History of education, school desegregation in the North, black educational activism, social construction of race in schools, and antiracist education.
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- About Me
Ph.D. History of Education, New York University; M.A. Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley; B.A. Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville.
Dr. Burkholder is an historian of education whose research focuses on the history of racial equality and school integration in the United States, from the 1840s through the present. She is the author of Color in the Classroom: How American Schools Taught Race, 1900-1954 (Oxford University Press, 2011), as well as numerous scholarly journal articles and political commentaries.
Dr. Burkholder is an expert on antiracist education and Director of the MSU Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education Project.
For a complete list of Dr. Burkholder’s publications, please visit: http://montclair.academia.edu/ZoeBurkholder
- Recent Publications
Integrations: The Struggle for Racial Equality and Civic Renewal in Public Education, (co-authored with Dr. Lawrence Blum, forthcoming on University of Chicago Press)
An African American Dilemma: The Problem of School Integration and Civil Rights in the North, (forthcoming on Oxford University Press).
Color in the Classroom: How American Schools Taught Race, 1900-1954 (Oxford University Press, 2011).
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- United States
- Expertise by Chronology
- 20th century, 21st century
- Expertise by Topic
- Children & Youth, Government, Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, Pedagogy, Politics, Race