Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Gloria Ladson-Billings

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Gloria Ladson-Billings

Kellner Family Chair in Urban Education
Curriculum and Instruction (CI)
Educational Policy Studies (EPS)
Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis (ELPA)

464C Teacher Education Building  binoculars icon
225 N Mills St
Madison, WI 53706-1707
Office: 608/263-1006



Scheduled Teaching

  • Spring 2012 - Pedagogy, Performance, & Culture
    Course Prefix: 272, Course Number: 375, Section: 1, Minimum Credit Hours: 3, Maximum Credit Hours: 3, Course Level: Undergraduate, Course Delivery Mode: Lecture


  • Ladson-Billings, G.J. (2011). Asking the right questions: A research agenda for studying diversity in teacher education. In Ball, A. & Tyson, C (Eds.), Diversity in Teacher Education, (pp. 383-396)Ladson-Billings, G.J. (2011). Asking the right questions: A research agenda for studying diversity in teacher education. In Ball, A. & Tyson, C (Eds.), Diversity in Teacher Education, (pp. 383-396). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Ladson-Billings, G.J. (2011). Boyz to men? Teaching to restore Black boys' childhood. Race, Ethnicity and Education. 14(1), 7-15.
  • Ladson-Billings, G.J. Unpublished Manuscript, University of Wisconsin, Madison. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass.
  • Ladson-Billings, G.J. "Stakes is High:" Teaching New Century Students. Manuscript in preparation.

Awards and Honors

  • Brock International Prize In Education
    Organization: Oklahoma University, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma State University
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: International
    Description: Monetary prize for outstanding scholarship and research in education
    Date(s): March 7, 2012 - March 6, 2013
  • Honorary Degree
    Organization: University of Massachusetts-Lowell
    Description: Received honorary degree doctor of humane letters
    Date(s): May 2010
  • Louise Baron Hilton Distinguished Visiting Chair
    Organization: Iowa State University- College of Human Sciences
    Date(s): September 2008 - May 2009
  • Distinguished Service Award
    Organization: Teachers College-Columbia University
    Date(s): May 2008
  • Honorary Doctorate
    Organization: University of Alicante, Alicante Spain
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: International
    Description: International conferral of the degree of honoris causa conferred on January 27, 2012
    Date(s): January 27, 2012
  • Laureate Member
    Organization: Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: International
    Description: The Laureate Chapter recognizes outstanding education scholars for their contributions to the field
    Date(s): September 1, 2010
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