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Eleni M Oikonomidoy: Diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Education and Human Development


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 […]

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