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Still Flies in Buttermilk: Black Male Faculty, Critical Race Theory, and Composite Counterstorytelling
The current essay employs composite counterstorytelling to narrate the experiences of black male faculty on traditionally white campuses. Through the protagonist, who is a black male Assistant Professor, the authors reflect on how his daily experiences incite racial battle fatigue, feed into imposter syndrome, and circumvent an inclusive campus community.
Updated: Apr. 13, 2015
Primary Teacher Trainee Perspectives on a Male-Only Support Group: Moving Male Trainee Teachers beyond the ‘Freak Show’
This paper reports on male trainees’ reactions to a pilot year intervention in which a male-only support group was set up. The participants were 12 male trainees. Overall, male trainees’ responses indicated that the introduction of the male-only group was an effective strategy to address the issue of being vulnerable and feeling ‘isolated’ in a female-dominated environment.
Updated: Nov. 11, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the factors that influence men to enter the field of elementary education, which is predominantly female. The factor herein are described by nine male students enrolled in the elementary teacher education program (ETEP) at a Midwestern university in the United State. The findings indicate that the factors which influence men's decisions to enter the field of elementary education represent a spectrum ranging from former teachers, family members, and career advice received to personal educational experiences and intrinsic aspects of the profession.
Updated: Jul. 26, 2011
Committed White Male Teachers and Identifications: Toward Creative Identifications and a “Second Wave” of White Identity Studies
This research reflection articulates complex, viable, and creative White identities, reconceptualized here as creative identifications. Using life history methodology, this research reflection articulates respondents' identifications as they emerge in life histories. Critiquing, engaging, and extending scholarship on White teachers, this reflection reveals respondents' recodings of White identifications and articulates how these recodings become useful in classrooms. Specifically, respondents recode bounded identifications, at times in progressive ways, using alternative media, illegal drug experiences, process spirituality, and other cultural resources in processes of “self” identification.
Updated: Nov. 23, 2010
Male Teachers as Role Models: Addressing Issues of Masculinity, Pedagogy and the Re-Masculinization of Schooling
This article focuses on the call for more male teachers as role models in elementary schools and treats it as a manifestation of 'recuperative masculinity politics' (Lingard & Douglas, 1999). Attention is drawn to the problematic gap between neo-liberal educational policy–related discussions about male teacher shortage in elementary schools and research-based literature which provides a more nuanced analysis of the impact of gender relations on male teachers' lives and developing professional identities.
Updated: Apr. 08, 2008