Vanessa Siddle Walker

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Vanessa Siddle Walker
TitleSamuel Candler Dobbs Professor of African American Educational Studies
Academic background
Education
Academic work
InstitutionsEmory University

Vanessa Siddle Walker is the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of African American Educational Studies at Emory University and was president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in 2019–20.[1][2] Walker has studied the segregation of the American educational system for twenty-five years and published the non-fiction work The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools.[3][4][5]

Education[edit]

Walker received her B.A. in education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her M.Ed from Harvard University, and her Ed.D. from Harvard University.

Books[edit]

As author[edit]

  • Their Highest Potential: An African American School Community in the Segregated South (University of North Carolina Press, 1996)[6]
  • Facing Racism in Education (Harvard Educational Review Reprint Series, 2004)[7]
  • (with Ulysses Byas) Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South (University of North Carolina Press, 2009)[8]
  • The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools (The New Press, 2020)[9]

As editor[edit]

  • (with John R. Snarey) Race-ing Moral Formation (Teachers College Press, 2004)[10]
  • (with Sheryl J. Croft and Tiffany D. Pogue) Living the Legacy: Universities and Schools in Collaborative for African American Children (Rowan and Little, 2018)[11]

Award and honors[edit]

Walker's awards and honors include:

  • Grawmeyer Award for Education[12]
  • AERA Early Career Award[13]
  • Conference of Southern Graduate Schools[14]
  • American Education Studies Association[15]
  • Three awards from AERA Divisions, including Best New Female Scholar, Best New Book, and Outstanding Book
  • 2019–20 President of the American Educational Research Association[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vanessa Siddle Walker Voted AERA President-Elect; Key Members Elected to AERA Council". www.aera.net. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  2. ^ "Vanessa Siddle Walker Voted AERA President-Elect". www.aera.net. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  3. ^ "11 Books Feminists Should Read In July". Bitch Media. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  4. ^ "Nonfiction Book Review: The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools by Vanessa Siddle Walker. New Press, $32.99 (480p) ISBN 978-1-620971-05-5". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  5. ^ Roth, Michael S. (2018-08-21). "'The Lost Education of Horace Tate' Review: Civil Rights for Schoolchildren". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  6. ^ Walker, Vanessa Siddle (1996). Their Highest Potential: An African American School Community in the Segregated South. University of North Carolina Press, P. ISBN 9780807845813.
  7. ^ "Facing Racism in Education". hepg.org. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  8. ^ Walker, Vanessa Siddle; Byas, Ulysses (2009). Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South. University of North Carolina Press. doi:10.5149/9780807888759_walker. ISBN 9780807832899. JSTOR 10.5149/9780807888759_walker.
  9. ^ "The Lost Education of Horace Tate". The New Press. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  10. ^ "Race-ing Moral Formation 9780807744499". Teachers College Press. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  11. ^ "New Faculty Bio: Vanessa Siddell Walker". aas.emory.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  12. ^ "2000 – Vanessa Siddle Walker". Grawemeyer Awards. July 21, 2000. Retrieved July 25, 2021.
  13. ^ "Vanessa Siddle Walker Voted AERA President-Elect; Key Members Elected to AERA Council". www.aera.net. March 2018. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  14. ^ "Vanessa Siddle Walker - National Academy of Education". National Academy of Education. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  15. ^ "Emory professor Vanessa Siddle Walker voted American Educational Research Association president-elect". news.emory.edu. 2018-04-09. Retrieved 2018-07-25.
  16. ^ "Organizational Structure and Governance". www.aera.net. Retrieved 2018-08-17.
Cultural offices
Preceded by President of the

American Educational Research Association
2019-2020

Succeeded by