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Caroline Eick

Caroline Eick is Assistant Professor of Education at Mount St. Mary’s University. She received her Ph.D. (2005) in educational policy studies with specialization in history of education from the University of Maryland, and her undergraduate degree from McGill University in Montréal, Canada. Her present and forthcoming publications include: “Student Relationships across Markers of Difference in a Baltimore County, Maryland, Comprehensive High School, 1950-1969,” History of Education Quarterly 50 (2010); “Teachers as Cultural Mediators: A Comparison of the Accountability Era to the Assimilation Era. Critical Inquiry in Language Studies 7 (2010): 54-77; and “Oral Histories of Education and the Relevance of Theory: Claiming New spaces in a Post-Revisionist Era,” Special Issue: “Theory in Educational History,” History of Education Quarterly 51 (2011). Dr. Eick’s research interests include: processes of integration post-desegregation, 1954-present; theory in educational history; immigrant students and youth involvement in social justice causes. She has recently developed a globalization and education course that incorporates an in-service trip to the Cameroon where teacher candidates help build a secondary school for girls under the auspices of Jacqueline Tchouassi, a Cameroonian native and founder of Aumazo, Inc., a non-profit organization whose goal is to develop educational opportunities for young women in rural Africa. Caroline is fluent in French, Croatian, and Spanish.

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Race-Class Relations and Integration in Secondary Education
The Case of Miller High

Palgrave Macmillan
This history traces evolving cross-group relationships in a comprehensive high school located in a town that shifted from a rural, predominantly white...
Caroline Eick

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