Dr. Danne E. Davis

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Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education

Dr. Danne E. Davis

Office: University Hall 3237
Phone: (973) 655-5183
Email: davisd@mail.montclair.edu

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Degrees

  • PhD Boston College
  • MEd Wheelock College
  • BS Northeastern University

 

Career Appointments 

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Publications


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REFEREED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Davis, D. (2009). Being in the Minority is my Circumstance not my Identity. African Identities 7(4), 491-494. Jeffers, A., Lashley, M.B., and Davis, D. (2009). Psycho-Social Impact of Mortgage Foreclosure.

International Journal of Business Research 58-67. 

Davis. D. Preparing (2009). Preparing White Student Teachers Through a Critical Consultative Interaction Model. The International Journal of Progressive Education 5(2), 23-43. 

Davis, D. and Shin, M. (2009). The Lives of Sesame Street: The Impact of Foreclosures on Young Children and Families. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood 10(2), 182-184 

Davis, D. (2008). The Inner City is my Blues. Multicultural Education 15(2), 28-29. 

Villegas, A.M, and Davis, D. (2007). Approaches to diversifying the teaching force: Attending to issues of recruitment, preparation, and retention. Teacher Education Quarterly 34(4), 137-147. 

Davis, D. (2006). White student teachers’ capacity to consult schoolchildren of color.  Online Yearbook of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 37-45. 

Davis, D. (2002). Wait a minute, before you call me Black. Multicultural Perspectives 4(1), 44-46.  

Davis, D. (Summer, 2000).  Improving the image of public service through the teaching profession.  The Public Manager, 29(2), 34-35. 

BOOK CHAPTERS 

Villegas, A.M., and Davis, D. (2008). Preparing teachers of color to confront racial/ethnic disparities in educational outcomes.  In M. Cochran-Smith, S. Feiman-Nemser, and J. McIntyre (Eds.) Handbook of research on teacher education: Enduring issues in changing contexts. (pp. 583-605). New York: Routledge. 

Cochran-Smith, M., Davis, D., and Fries, M. (2004). Multicultural teacher education research, practice and policy. In J. Banks and C. McGee (Eds.) The Handbook of research on multicultural education (pp. 931-975). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 

Davis, D. (2003). The nappy hair controversy. In B. Marshall (Ed.) In celebration of Black history: GYRO Colloquium Papers, VII. (pp. 23-34). Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College. 

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS 

Davis, D. and Fisher, P. (2011). Queering Children’s Literature. In A. Wilson and V. Bloomfield (Eds.) Voices of LGBTQ Students and Teachers:  Changing the Culture of Schooling. (pp. xx-xx). Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers. 

BOOK REVIEWS 

Davis, D. (2006). Beyond the Big House: American Educators on Teacher Education. MultiCultural Review 15(1), 79. 

Davis, D. (2005). The Virtual High School: Teaching Generation V.  The Journal of Negro Education 74(2), 194-196. 

ENCYCLOPEDIA ENTRIES 

Davis, D. and Smith, L. (2010). The Overrepresentation of Black Males and Special Education. In S. Steinberg, M. Kehler, and L. Cornish (Eds.), Boy Culture: An Encyclopedia. (pp. 461-466). Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO/Greenwood. 

PUBLISHED REPRINTS 

Villegas, A.M, and Davis, D. (2009). Approaches to diversifying the teaching force: Attending to issues of recruitment, preparation, and retention. In N. Gallavan (Ed.). Annual Editions Multicultural Education 15th Edition, pp.216-221.NY: McGraw Hill. 

DISSERTATION 

Davis, D. (2004). Learning to teach among schoolchildren of color (Doctoral dissertation, Boston College). Dissertation Abstracts International, 65, 3. (UMI 3126373).

NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS 

Davis, D., Jackson, J., and Pizzi, J. (2000). The schooling transformative process: How schooling shapes values. ERIC Documents 453191. 

Davis, D. (Winter, 1999). Writing to learn: One approach to bringing writing into a non-writing class. Boston Writing Project Newsletter XVI(1). 

Davis, D. (January/February, 1997). Homework helper. Learning Magazine. 

Davis, D. (1992). The Unity Circle, Promising East Zone Practices, Boston Public Schools. 

UNPUBLISHED CURRICULUM 

Davis, D. and Houchens, S. (2007) Haiti and her People. Davis, D. (2007). The Beauty of Rara.

 

Presentations

PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS 

Davis, D. and Fisher, P. (2010). LGBTQ Literature for Children. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. 

Davis, D., and Fisher, P. (2010). Queering Children’s Literature. Paper presented at the 20th Annual International Conference for the National Association for Multicultural Education, Las Vegas, NV. 

Davis, D. (2009). Including LGBT Diversity in Multicultural Teacher Education. Paper presented at the 19th Annual International Conference for the National Association for Multicultural Education, Denver, CO. 

Lashley, M., Jeffers, A., and Davis, D. (2009). Psycho-Social Impact of Mortgage Foreclosure. Paper presented at the 2009 International Academy of Business and Economics Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 

Smith, L. and Davis, D. (2009). Critical Race Theory and Teacher Education: A Call for Inclusion. Paper presented at the Critical Race Studies in Education 3rd Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ. 

Davis, D., (June 2008). Rethinking Multicultural Education.  Paper presented at the 2008 School of Education UMass Amherst Centennial Marathon, Amherst, MA. 

Jackson, J, and Davis, D., (March 2008). Border Crossings. Paper presented at the 2008 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY. 

Davis, D., (March 2008). Called to the City to Teach.  Paper presented at the 2008 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY. 

Wright, B., Davis, D., and Abbate-Vaughn, J., (March 2007). But Environmentally I’m White. In symposium “Quality in Teacher Education: Three Perspectives.” Paper presented at the 2007American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago IL. 

Davis, D., (November 2006).  Tryin’ to Make it Over. Paper presented at the 16th Annual International Conference for the National Association for Multicultural Education, Phoenix, AZ.  

Davis, D., Wright, B., and Abbate-Vaughn, J., (March 2006). Talking to and Learning From Urban Schoolchildren. In symposium “Highly Qualified Staff and Successful Students in Urban Schools.”

Paper presented at the 2007 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 

Davis, D., (May 2005). Student Teachers Converse with Schoolchildren to Learn about Teaching and Learning. Paper presented at the 36th New England Educational Research Organization Annual Conference, Northampton, MA. 

Donnell, K., Jackson, J., Harper, K. and Davis, D., (April 2004). In symposium “Understanding and Challenging Educational Inequalities through Qualitative Study.” Paper presented at  the 2004 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.  

Davis, D., (April 2003). Learning from Positive Classroom Experiences. Paper discussion presented at the 2003 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.  

Davis, D., (April 2003). Learning to Teach among Schoolchildren of Color. Paper discussion presented at the 2003 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.  

Davis, D., Donnell, K. Jackson, J. and Harper, K., (May 2003). Qualitative Studies of Teaching, Learning, and Schooling: Teaching, Learning to Teach, and Social Justice. Paper presented in symposium at the 34th New England Educational Research Organization Annual Conference, Portsmouth, NH. 

Davis, D., (February 2003). Family Practices Advancing Student Literacy. Paper presented in roundtable at the Holmes Partnership 7th Annual Conference, Washington, DC.  

Dudley-Marling, C., and Davis, D., (March 2003). Culturally-Sensitive Family Literacy Practices:  The Perceptions of African American and Hispanic Parents.  Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA.  

Davis, D., Jackson, J., and Pizzi, J., (April 2001). The Schooling Transformative Process: Teacher Reflection and Student Value Development. Paper presented at the 2001 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.  

Loftus, F., Ambrosini, K., and Davis, D., (March 2001). Problems to Possibilities: Measuring Student Teacher Competence.  Paper presented at the 56th Annual Conference for the Association of Supervisors and Curriculum Developers Boston, MA.  

INVITED ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS  

2003    Davis, D., colloquium presenter
               “Developing Understandings about Teaching and Learning
               through Student Teacher-Pupil Conversation”
               Department of Psychology and Education
               Mount Holyoke College, Mount Holyoke, MA 

2003    Davis, D., colloquium presenter
               
“Teaching for Social Justice: The Goal for Eight White Preservice Teachers”
               Five College Childhood Studies Seminar, Amherst, MA 

2002    Davis, D., colloquium presenter “The
               Nappy Hair Controversy” GYRO
               Colloquium Papers, VII. Boston
               College, Chestnut Hill, MA 

2002    Davis, D., guest lecturer
               
“Joyce Epstein’s Typology of School, Family and Community Partnerships”
               ED 039 Learning and Curriculum in the Elementary School.
               Lynch School of Education, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA. 

2001    Davis, D., guest lecturer
               
“The Nappy Hair Controversy”
               ED 393 Survey of Children’s Literature I.
               Lynch School of Education, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 

2001    Davis, D., guest lecturer
               
“Wait a Minute, Before you Call me Black”
               ED 435 Social Contexts of Education.
               Lynch School of Education, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 

1999    Davis, D., guest lecturer
               
“Writing to Learn: One Approach to Bringing Writing into a Non-Writing Class”
               Boston Writing Project
               University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

WORKSHOPS AND PRESENTATIONS

2006    “Haiti and her People”
               National Black Child Development Institute, Miami, FL 

2006    “African American Males: Maladjusted or Misunderstood”
               Montclair High School
               Montclair Board of Education, Montclair, NJ 

2003    “Cultural Awareness”
               Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) Statewide
               Conference: Issues and Solutions, Worcester, MA 

2003    “Cultural Awareness”
               Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)
               Massachusetts Project, Gloucester, MA 

2002,   “Teaching in the Block”

2003    The English High School
               Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA 

2001    “CAPS: Comics and Poetry: Two Approaches for Developing Analytical and Critical Thinking”
               Reading’s Summer Institute
               Reading Public Schools, Reading, MA 

2000, “Kwanzaa: A workshop in African American Culture”
1999    Nathan Hale Elementary School
               Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA 

1999    “Writing Across the Curriculum”
               Boston Writing Project—Content Area Writing Institute (graduate)
               University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA 

1998    “Making it Real: Authentic Instruction and the Writing Process”
               Shore Educational Collaborative
               Mary E. Curley Middle School
               Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA 

1998    “Journals!  A Terrific Way to Begin Writing”
               Educators Sharing Innovations
               Framingham Public Schools, Framingham, MA 

1997    “The Writing Process: A Step-by-Step Approach for Middle School Educators”
               Shore Educational Collaborative
               Malden Public Schools , Malden, MA

 

Service

MSU BASED 

2010                    Freshmen 101: Surviving MSU Residential Leadership Council
                                “Making the Transition: Tips and Tricks to Building Professional Relationships
                                with Professors” 

2010                    Faculty Dinner Series Speaker
                                Residential Life
                                “My Professor Does Not Like Me!” 

2005-present   Faculty Volunteer
                                GLBT Safe Space Program
                                Wellness Education in collaboration with Gay and Lesbian Faculty Association 

2005-present   Faculty Marshal Commencement 

CEHS BASED 

2008                    Member, Advisory Committee on Faculty Scholarship

2007                    Search Committee Member, VF-351 Technology Support Specialist

2006-2009      Mentor, Convocation Committee

2006                    Representative, National Network for Urban Renewal, Agenda for Education
                                in a Democracy— Summer Symposium.

2006                    Search Committee Member, ADP Curriculum Resource Collection Coordinator 

ECELE DEPARTMENT 

2006-2007      Chair, VF-7 Elementary Education Search Committee

2006                    Faculty Presenter, Department Meeting Presentation. “The Overrepresentation
                                of African American Males in Special Education”

2005-present   Faculty Advisor, Early Childhood/Elementary Education Post Baccalaureate Students

2004-present   Reviewer, Comprehensive Exams for Master’s Candidates 

EXTERNAL DISCIPLINE BASED 

Invited Expert Study Panel Member

  • LGTB Equity Group. National Network for Educational Renewal (2009) 

Conference Proposal Reviewer

  • New England Education Research Organization (2006)
  • American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (2002)

Curriculum Reviewer

  • Citywide Learning Standards E/LA Development Team. Boston Public Schools, Boston, MA (1996)
  • World Language Curriculum Study Group. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Education, Malden, MA (1994) 

Editorial

  • Editorial Board Member (2008-2009). Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching and Research.
  • Editor (2000-2001). Graduate Student Council Newsletter. The American Educational Research Association 

Manuscript Reviewer

  • Equity & Excellence in Education (2008-present)
  • Urban Education (2008-present)
  • Canadian Journal of Education (2007-present)
  • The Journal of Teacher Education (2001-present) 

Roundtable Mentor for Northeastern University Alumni Student Association (2007) Textbook Reviewer for Merrill-Pearson Publishers (2008)

Professional Association Memberships

  • National Association of Multicultural Educators (NAME)
  • New England Education Research Association (NEERO) 
  • American Education Research Association (AERA)

Reviewer for the following professional journals

  • The Educational Forum
  • Issues in Early Childhood
  • Equity & Excellence in Education
  • Urban Education
  • Canadian Journal of Education
  • Journal of Teacher Education (JTE)

Other Types of Reviews

  • National Association for Multicultural Education, Committee 18, Chair
  • American Educational Research Association
  • New England Education Research Organization 
  • American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education

Leadership Positions in Professional Organizations

  • Invited Expert Study Panel Member
    • LGTB Equity Group. National Network for Educational Renewal

 

Awards 

April 2003                   Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowships for Minorities,
                                          honorable mention Washington, DC 

March 2003                AERA Division K Doctoral Student Seminar, participant Chicago, IL 

2000    $2,000          The Public Employees Roundtable, awardee Washington, DC 

May 1999                     Eighth Annual Teacher Incentive Project, awardee 
                                          The Anti-Defamation League’s A World of Difference Institute, New England Div.

 

Projects

2009-2010      The New Teacher Pipeline Project, evaluator

2006                  Participant/Consultant
                               “Factors Leading to Successful Attainment of Doctoral Degrees in Education
                               by African American Women”
                               Antoinette M. Rogers, Virginia Commonwealth University

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Critical pedagogy, race, diversity, and multicultural education
  • Elementary education 
  • Social justice and democracy

 

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