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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Educational Psychology University at Albany
M.A. Teaching Latin University at Albany
B.A. Latin University at Albany

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2003 - Now Associate Professor Siena College
1997 - 2003 Assistant Professor Siena College
1996 - 1997 Advisor, Minor in Urban, Education; Assistant to the Director of Urban Education University at Albany
1995 - 1996 Graduate Assistant University at Albany

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Praeger Handbook of Urban Education (Two Volumes).
    MultiCultural Review
    2007
  • The youth development handbook: Coming of age in American communities
    Journal of Moral Education
    2007
  • Discovering Gifted Youth In inner City Schools
    Forum on Public Policy
    2006
  • Quality Education for Latinos and Latinas: Print and Oral Skills for All Students, K-College
    MultiCultural Review
    2006
  • Poverty and Schooling in the U.S
    MultiCultural Review
    2005
  • Narrative and propositional reasoning in an instructional context
    Journal of Applied Social Psychology
    2004
  • The Credibility of Justice and Care Arguments in an Instructional Context
    Social Behavior and Personality
    2004
  • Expanding Definitions of Giftedness: The case of young interpreters from immigrant communities
    MultiCultural Review
    2003
  • Education in the New Latino Diaspora: Policy and Politics of Identity
    MultiCultural Review
    2002
  • Schools of Recognition: Identity Politics and Classroom Practices, Shattering the Denial: Protocols for the Classroom and Beyond
    MultiCultural Review
    2002
  • Teaching at the Crossroads: Cultures and critical perspectives in literature by women of color
    MultiCultural Review
    2002
  • The Concept of Self: A Study of Black Identity
    MultiCultural Review
    2002
  • N/A
    Eastern Researcher
    2001
  • The Albany Institute for Urban Youth Leaders
    Voices
    2001
  • Enhancing youth involvement in schools and communities: The Albany approach to urban youth development
    School Community Journal
    2000
  • The Albany Approach to Urban Youth Development
    ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education
    2000
  • Teaching about Tolerance with Stories and Arguments
    Journal of Moral Education
    1999
  • Citizenship Education for Urban Youth
    Magister
    1997
  • The Writer's Forum: Helping Youth Make a Successful Trip from Middle School to High School
    CASDA Newsletter, The
    1996

Awards & Distinctions

  • October, 2009 Who's Who in America (2010 Ed.).
    Category: Other
    Who's Who in America, 2009
  • April 22, 2004 Visions for Life Award, 'In recognition of dedicated Service to the growth of and development of people from Infancy to Maturity and the commitment to improve the quality of life for all.' Awarded by the NAACP, Albany Branch.
    Category: Other
    NAACP, Albany Branch, 2004
  • April 12, 2002 Award for Outstanding Service to Students with Disabilities. Awarded by the Office of Tutoring and Services for Students with Disabilities, Siena College.
    Category: Other
    Office of Tutoring and Services for Students with Disabilities, Siena College, 2002

Books & Book Chapters

  • Education Programs for Improving Intergroup Relations: Theory, Research, and Practice

    2004
  • Education Culture and Values Vol. I Systems of Education: Theories, Policies and Implicit Values

    2000
  • Education Culture and Values Vol. VI Politics, Education and Citizenship

    2000
  • Re-imagining the Urban Environment: Strengthening Collaborative Relationships in the Inner Cities

    1997

Presentations

  • The Moral Education of Citizens
    2009
    Universidade Federal da Paraíba Centro de Ciências Humanas, Letras e Artes, Brazil
  • Two criteria for investigating cross-cultural and institutional differences in moral judgment
    2009
    Universidade Federal da Paraíba Centro de Ciências Humanas, Letras e Artes, Brazil
  • Club Choice: Promoting Community Involvement and Student Leadership
    2008
    After School Experience Conference: 'Soaring Beyond Expectations', Albany, New York
  • Citizenship and the Common Good
    2007
    Association for Moral Education Conference, New York, New York
  • Creating a Climate of Giftedness in After School Programs
    2007
    The After School Experience Conference: 'A Good Vibration', Albany, New York
  • The Moral Judgment Test: An examination of its use with samples in the United States
    2007
    American Educational Research Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois
  • Fostering a Climate of Giftedness for Youth in Inner City Schools: A Strategy for Improving their Academic Achievement
    2006
    Association for Moral Education Conference, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Comparing the Moral Development of Students from Different Countries
    2005
    Oxford Roundtable on Child Psychology, N/A, Unknown
  • Discovering Gifted Youth in Inner City Schools
    2005
    Oxford Roundtable on Child Psychology, N/A, Unknown
  • Identifying Gifted Urban Youth
    2005
    American Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Portraits of a Rural School from Perspective of its students
    2005
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • Bullying and Teacher Caring in a Rural School
    2004
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • Cross Cultural Comparisons of Moral Competencies and Moral Attitudes
    2003
    American Education Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • A Controversy About Measuring Moral Development
    2002
    International Society for Political Psychology, N/A, Unknown
  • Ethical Maxims in an Urban Community
    2002
    The Academy for Character Education, N/A, Unknown
  • Evaluating the Urban Youth Leadership Institute: Paper Presentation
    2002
    American Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Peace Studies, Civic Learning and Instruction in Social Studies
    2002
    American Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Measuring Moral Development with the MJT: what is the relationship between principled reasoning and moral consistency?
    2001
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • Moral Competence, Social Justice, and Democratic Citizenship
    2001
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Moral and Citizenship Education in Russia and the United States
    2001
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • Research in Curriculum and Instruction
    2001
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Citizenship Education in a Pluralistic Society
    2000
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Education for Good Citizenship in the New Century
    2000
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • The Albany Approach to Urban Youth Development
    2000
    American Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • American and Russian Perspectives on Education for Tolerance
    1999
    Northeastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • How can Teachers Better Understand Urban Youth?
    1999
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Should we Measure both Moral Attitudes and Moral Competency when Assessing the Effectiveness of Citizenship Education Courses?
    1999
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • Preparing Urban Educators to Gain the Cooperation of the Students
    1998
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Teaching about Controversial Issues: The Influence of Propositional and Narrative Framed Perspectives
    1998
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • The Albany Institute For Urban Youth Leadership Development
    1998
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown
  • The Importance of Tolerance in Citizenship Education
    1998
    Eastern Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Educating Citizens for Democratic Living in a Pluralistic Society
    1997
    Northeast Educational Research Association, N/A, Unknown
  • Teaching Tolerance with Stories and Arguments
    1997
    Association for Moral Education, N/A, Unknown