University at Buffalo

Julie Gorlewski

Julie Gorlewski

Department Chair

Associate Professor

LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION


Specialty/Research Focus

Curriculum and Instruction; Access and Equity; English Education; Educator Preparation; Qualitative Research Methods

Contact Information
505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-2455
jgorlews@buffalo.edu


Professional Summary:

My teaching experiences span Pre-K through graduate school and include interdisciplinary initiatives, such as instructional technology and STEM education. Current research projects involve equity, literacy and cultivating critical dispositions with preservice and practicing teachers.

Education and Training:
  • PhD, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Social Foundations of Education
  • EdM, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Elementary Education/Early Childhood
  • BS, Buffalo State College, The State University of New York, Secondary English Education
Awards and Honors:
  • English Education Alumni and Lifetime Achievement Award; English Education Student Association English Education Alumni Association, Buffalo State College Western New York English Teachers Association; 2018-05-11;
  • Graduate School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award; State University of New York at Buffalo; 2017-05-12;
  • Provost Award for Research and Creative Activity; State University of New York at New Paltz; 2013-05-01;
  • Critics Choice Book Award; American Educational Studies Association (AESA); 2012-11-01;
  • Critics Choice Book Award; American Educational Studies Association; 2011-11-01;
  • Social Context of Education Research Fellowship; American Educational Research Association; 2009-02-01;
  • People Make a Difference Award; Cheektowaga Action Partnership; 1999-06-03;
Grants:
Grant:
  • A UB-Buffalo Public School Partnership to Improve Student Achievement in Biological Sciences; Local; The Cullen Foundation; Awarded; (08/01/2019-06/30/2022)
  • UB Teacher Residency Program; Federal; Teacher Quality Partnership; Awarded; (10/29/2018-06/30/2024)
  • TeachNY Implementation Grant; State; NYSED; Awarded; (10/29/2018-06/30/2019)
Publications:
Book:
  • Gorlewski, J.A. & Tuck, E. (2019). Who Decides Who Becomes a Teacher? Schools of Education as Sites of Resistance. New York: Routledge.
  • Gorlewski, J.A. (2018). English Language Arts: A Critical Introduction. New York: Routledge.
Book Chapter:
  • Gorlewski, J.A. (2020). Faith and futurity: Embracing the struggle In Shoffner, M. & St. Peter, R. (eds). Teacher representations in dramatic text and performance. Routledge.
Other:
  • Hermann, M. & Gorlewski, J.A. (2020, May 29) Commentary—Endless Work, Endless Love: Teaching and Mothering During a Pandemic. Teachers College Record, np.
  • Parkhouse, H., Senechal, J., Gorlewski, J. A. (2018). Research Report–Contexts of Cultural Diversity Professional Development in Schools. Metropolitan Educational Research Consortium: VCU Scholars Compass.
Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Teaching to Change the World. Western New York Network of English Teachers Annual Spring Meeting, Buffalo, NY, May 11, 2018.;
Conferences:
  • Arnold, N., Croft, S., Gorlewski, J.A., Johnson, S. Khalifa, M. Perry, T., Ball, D. (2020, April 19). Pushing Against the Status Quo: Cultivating Diverse Teachers, Leaders, and Schools for 21st Century Students [AERA Presidential Session]. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Conference canceled).;
  • Gorlewski, J.A. (2019, November 23). Cultivating Critical Dispositions through Undisciplined Writing, National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD.;
  • Gorlewski, J.A. (2020, April 17). EXPANDing Practice: Cultivating Preservice Teachers’ Critical Dispositions [Challenging the Status Quo: Critical Professional Development in K-12 and Teacher Education]. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Conference canceled).;
  • Gorlewski, J.A., (2019, October 31) Modularization: Transforming Curriculum and Pedagogy [Dare We Adopt A Justice Oriented Approach to Teacher Preparation? Re-Centering Students, Schools, and Communities]. American Educational Studies Association, Baltimore, MD.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., Kearney, E., Gorlewski, J. A., Stone-Johnson, C. (2019, October 22). Workshopping Ideas for a New Improvement Science Course for Two Types of EdD Students: Educational Administration and Learning and Teaching in Social Contexts. Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) Annual Convening, Columbia, SC.;
  • Karalis Noel, T., Kearney, E., Gorlewski, J. A., Stone-Johnson, C. (2019, October 23). Launching a new EdD in Learning and Teaching in Social Contexts, Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) Annual Convening, Columbia, SC.;
  • Winkelsas, A., Zhai L., Etopio, E., Gorlewski, J.A., Rosenblith, S., & N. Shafaei (2020, April 20). “We’re here, but y’all don’t make it easy.” Barriers and Opportunities for Diversifying the Profession [Residency and Induction Programs in Diverse Communities and Contexts], American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (Conference canceled).;
  • (Don't) forget everything you learned! Reviving the dream of public education by critically analyzing practice. In session Preparing Social Justice-Oriented Teachers. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, April 16, 2018.;
  • Am I Still a revolutionary in a suit? A duoethnography of radicals becoming department chairs. Biographical and documentary SIG, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY, April 15, 2018.;
  • Fostering Student Voices: Research on Teacher Education and Professional Development. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, November 16, 2018.;
  • Policy, Practice, and Parenthood: A Study of Teacher Mothers. In Lives of Teachers: Windows into the Challenging Lives of Teachers. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA, April 9, 2019.;
  • Voice, Selfmaking, and Worldmaking: Research on Writing, Literature, and Literacies. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA, November 17, 2018.;
News:

    Contact Information

    505 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-2455
    jgorlews@buffalo.edu