Christopher Emdin

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Christopher Emdin is the Robert Naslund Endowed Chair in Curriculum and Teaching at the University of Southern California. He is an American academic who was previously an Associate Professor of Science Education at the Teachers College, Columbia University where he also served as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education (CHEUSE).[1][2] He was a noted author of the Obama White House and regular contributor to HuffPost.[3][4] He developed and partnered with the rapper GZA and the website Rap Genius to develop the Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S, which engages students in science through the creation of raps and a final rap battle competition.[5] Emdin is founder of the #HipHopEd web chat and social movement.[6]

Academic background[edit]

Emdin holds a bachelor's degrees in Physical Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry from Lehman College (2000). He also holds a M.S. in Natural Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2003), and a PhD in Urban Education from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, (2007).[7]

Bibliography[edit]

Emdin is the author of several books[8] including: Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation, 2010;[9] New York Times bestseller, For White Folks Who Teach In the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education, 2017;[10][11] Between the World and the Urban Classroom, 2017, with George Sirrakos;[12] and #HipHopEd: The Compilation on Hip-Hop Education, 2018, with Edmund Adjapong.[13] His next book, Ratchedemic, is slated for release in 2021 from Beacon Press.[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emdin, Christopher (ce2165) | Teachers College, Columbia University". Teachers College - Columbia University. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  2. ^ "Christopher Emdin". whitehouse.gov. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  3. ^ "Christopher Emdin". whitehouse.gov. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  4. ^ "Christopher Emdin | HuffPost".
  5. ^ "Songs in the Key of Biology: Students Write Hip-Hop to Learn Science | PBS NewsHour | March 27, 2013 | PBS". PBS. Archived from the original on 2013-03-28.
  6. ^ "#hiphoped".
  7. ^ "Emdin, Christopher (ce2165) | Teachers College, Columbia University". Teachers College - Columbia University. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  8. ^ "Books | Dr. Christopher Emdin". Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  9. ^ Emdin, Christopher (2010). Urban science education for the hip-hop generation. Rotterdam; Boston: Sense Publishers. ISBN 978-90-8790-987-1. OCLC 609702799.
  10. ^ "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too by Christopher Emdin: 9780807028025 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  11. ^ Emdin, Christopher (2017). For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood ... and the Rest of Y'all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. Beacon Pr. ISBN 978-0-8070-2802-5. OCLC 981618804.
  12. ^ Sirrakos, George; Emdin, Christopher (2017). Between the world and the urban classroom. ISBN 978-94-6351-031-8. OCLC 989026523.
  13. ^ Emdin, Christopher; Adjapong, Edmund (2018). #hiphoped: the compilation on hip-hop education. Volume 1 Hip-hop as education, philosophy and practice Volume 1 Hip-hop as education, philosophy and practice. ISBN 978-90-04-37186-6. OCLC 1166730415.
  14. ^ EMDIN, CHRISTOPHER (2021). RATCHETDEMIC. S.l.: BEACON. ISBN 978-0-8070-8950-7. OCLC 1151747531.

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