Kathryn Herr

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Action research
  • Youth studies
  • Fit/lack of fit between students and schools or other institutions
  • Criminalization of youth
  • Multiple masculinities and boys of color
  • Urban education
  • Adolescence

Professional Association Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Association of University Women
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • National Middle School Association
  • American Educational Studies Association
  • Social Welfare Action Alliance

Leadership Positions in Professional Organizations

  • I edit Youth and Society, an interdisciplinary journal.
  • I am on the editorial board for the International Journal of Leadership in Education.
  • I review manuscripts periodically for:
  • Anthropology and Education Quarterly
  • Urban Education
  • American Educational Research Journal
  • Research in Middle Level Education
  • Educational Researcher

Work With Schools and Other Agencies

  • Book Properties - Drafts of Books: Allyn & Bacon, Person/Merrill Prentice Hall, Cambridge Books, Routledge Books
  • American Ed Research Assoc: Proposals for annual program
  • American Educational Studies Association: Proposals for annual program