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Winn co-authors chapter in, 'Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement'

April 08, 2016

UW-Madison’s Maisha T. Winn has co-authored a chapter in a new book titled, "Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement."

Maisha T. Winn
Maisha T. Winn
Co-authored with partner Lawrence Torry Winn, their chapter is titled, “We Want This to Be Owned by You: The Promise and Perils of Youth Participatory Action Research.”

"Youth Voices, Public Spaces, and Civic Engagement" is a collection of research that explores ways that educators can create spaces that foster civic engagement, critical thinking, and authentic literacy practices for youth in urban contexts. 

Winn is UW-Madison’s Susan J. Cellmer Chair in English Education, and is a professor of language and literacy with the top-ranked Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Lawrence Torry Winn is pursuing a Ph.D. in Civil Society and Community Research with UW-Madison’s School of Human Ecology.

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