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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Education and Human Development Mentor
Eleni M. Oikonomidoy Department
College of Education Background
Eleni Oikonomidoy is a Professor of Multicultural Education and teaches undergraduate and graduate classes, including the following:
EDUC 413/613: Education for a Changing World EDUC 680: Multicultural Concerns in Diverse Educational Settings EDUC 776R: Multicultural Seminar (Foci: Globalization, Culture, & Education; Immigration & Education; Foundations of Multicultural Education) EDUC740: Social Class and Schooling [online only]She received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Washington, Seattle. She joined the College of Education faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2006. Her scholarly interests are: social and academic integration experiences of newcomer immigrant students; globalization, culture, and education; and, culturally responsive teaching. Research question The following questions will be explored through a survey and individual and group interviews with COEHD students: 1) How do students perceive the integration of diverse social identities in the policies, curriculum, teaching methods, and relationships in the college? and 2) What experiences do they have with inclusion/exclusion? Project overview The purpose of this research, conducted collaboratively by members of the Diversity Committee, is to examine how students in the College of […]