Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department
Office: 358 SOE Building
- Ph.D. in Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies, Duke University
- M.A. in Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- B.A. in Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz
Research & Publications
- Social justice education
- Sociology of education
- Qualitative research methods
- Critical multicultural education
- Community building
- Feminist pedagogy
- Intercultural relations
- Mixed race studies
Bettez, S. C. (2015). Navigating the complexity of qualitative research in postmodern contexts: Assemblage, critical reflexivity, and communion as guides. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 28(8), 932-954.
Bettez, S. C., & Hytten, K. (2013). Community building in social justice work: A critical approach. Educational Studies, 29(1), 45-66. *Awarded the 2013 Educational Studies Taylor and Francis Paper of the Year Honorable Mention
Bettez, S. C. (2012). But don’t call me white: Mixed race women exposing nuances of privilege and oppression politics. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense. *Awarded the AESA Critics’ Choice Award 2014
Bettez, S. C. (2012). Navigating the guilt vs. innocence dichotomy in teaching social justice. South Atlantic Philosophy of Education Society 2011 Yearbook, 169-181.
Bettez, S. C. (2011). Critical community building: Beyond belonging. Educational Foundations, 25(3–4), 3–19.
Hytten, K., & Bettez, S. C. (2011). Understanding education for social justice. Educational Foundations, 25(1–2), 7–24.