Keynote Speaker

Research Week Panel Discussions Faculty Research Expo Student Scholars Expo

The inaugural keynote of the Research Speaker Series will be delivered by Dr. Nichole A. Guillory.

Dr. Nichole A. GuilloryDr. Guillory is a Professor of Curriculum and Instruction in the Department of Secondary and Middle Grades Education and an affiliated faculty member in the Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State University. She currently teaches courses in family and community engagement in teacher education and Black feminism in interdisciplinary studies. Drawing on Black feminist theory and curriculum theory, her research focuses on Black mothering as a form of justice work. She has co-edited two books with Denise Taliaferro-Baszille and Kirsten Edwards entitled Race, gender, and curriculum theorizing: Working in womanish ways (Rowman & Littlefield) and Black women theorizing curriculum studies in colour and curves (Routledge). Her published articles have appeared in various journals, including the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Curriculum Inquiry, Teaching Education, and Multicultural Education. She also has published chapters in key texts, such as Curriculum Studies Handbook: The Next Moment, Critical Studies of Southern Place: A Reader, and Oxford Handbook of Hip Hop Music Studies. When she is not writing and teaching, she is mom to Nicholas, who is the love of her life.  

Title of the keynote: What’s Mothering Got to Do With It? Theorizing a Black Maternal Framework for Re-Imagining Qualitative Research Methods  
Date: Monday, October 24th
Time: 11.00 am to 12.15 pm
Location: Interactive Research Methods Lab (room BEB 403). Chantal and Tommy Bagwell Education Building
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