Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student, Michelle Lyttle-Storrod, Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

In his recent State of the Union address, President Donald Trump talked about the scourge of gangs in the United States and the ongoing measures to eliminate them. Accounts of turf wars, members’ loyalties, and peer-on-peer violence ring disturbingly familiar, but they now extend into previously unchartered territory: cyberspace, explains a Rutgers University–Camden doctoral student. … Continue reading Cyber Warfare: Doctoral Student, Michelle Lyttle-Storrod, Warns of Street Gangs’ Use of Social Media and Mobile Devices

Dr. Kate Cairns published a new article in the Harvard Educational Review: “Beyond Magic Carrots: Garden Pedagogies and the Rhetoric of Effects”

In this essay, Dr. Cairns considers the implications of assessing garden pedagogies, arguing that a rhetoric of effects assumes an essentialist conception of the child-as-educational-output and bolsters a neoliberal vision of social change rooted in personal transformation. Drawing from ethnographic research with youth gardens in Toronto, Ontario, and Camden, New Jersey, she highlights contextualized experiences … Continue reading Dr. Kate Cairns published a new article in the Harvard Educational Review: “Beyond Magic Carrots: Garden Pedagogies and the Rhetoric of Effects”

Dr. Dan Cook editorializes on childhood studies and the Mexico-US migration “crisis”

The mire of its own construction? Childhood studies and the “crisis” at the Mexico-U.S. border  by Dr. Dan Cook The “zero tolerance” policy of the US President Donald Trump Administration forcefully separated children from parents/guardians as they attempted to enter the United States at the Mexico border beginning in the spring of 2018. It was … Continue reading Dr. Dan Cook editorializes on childhood studies and the Mexico-US migration “crisis”