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;
A UB-Buffalo Public School Partnership to Improve Student Achievement in Biological Sciences; Local; The Cullen Foundation; Awarded; (08/01/2019-06/30/2022)
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.
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.
Teaching to Change the World. Western New York Network of English Teachers Annual Spring Meeting, Buffalo, NY, May 11, 2018.;
(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.;