Book Stacks

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(Onion Studio Photo/Dylan Buyskes)

Books and chapters published by members of the UB GSE community

Co-authored by Jaclyn Schildkraut and  Amanda Nickerson, professor of counseling, school and educational psychology and director of the Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention, this book offers a comprehensive examination of lockdown drills in K–12 schools and balances research findings with practical applications and implications, along with common arguments for and against the inclusion of lockdown drills in emergency preparedness efforts. It was published by The MIT Press in 2022.

Co-authored by Margaret A. Eisenhart and  Lois Weis, SUNY Distinguished Professor of educational leadership and policy, this book was published by Harvard Education Press in 2022 and gives a nuanced view of the obstacles marginalized students face in STEM education—and explores how schools can better support STEM learners. Reporting the results of a nine-year ethnographic study, the book chronicles the outcomes of various STEM education reforms in eight public high schools with nonselective admissions policies and high proportions of low-income and minoritized students: four schools in Denver, Colo., and four in Buffalo, N.Y.

The late J. Ronald Gentile, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of counseling, school and educational psychology, co-authored this book with his son, Douglas A. Gentile. It was published by Cambridge University Press in 2021. The book describes the General Learning Model in detail, including short-term and long-term mechanisms, processes of learning and forgetting and moderators of learning. It also discusses the implications for re-interpreting the literature on violent video games and gaming disorder, as well as for applied social psychology broadly defined.

Co-edited by Kenneth K. Wong and Jaekyung Lee, professor of educational leadership and policy, this book was published by Routledge in 2022. This volume offers a critical analysis of national school reform policies intended to align with global agendas to promote educational quality and equity.

Jasmine Alvarado, assistant professor of educational leadership and policy, wrote a chapter, “Cultivating bilingual teacher preparation in Massachusetts: From survival to restoration,” included in this book. It was published by Information Age Publishing in 2022. The book is a collection of chapters in English and Spanish that offers readers novel place-based ways of transforming bilingual/biliterate teacher education programs.

Co-authored by Chara Haeussler Bohan, H. Robert Baker,  Wade Morris and LaGarrett King, associate professor of learning and instruction and director of the Center for K-12 Black History and Racial Literacy Education, this book provides classroom teachers with the resources, including 18 lesson plans and primary and secondary sources, necessary to navigate one of the most difficult topics in any history course: enslavement. It was published by Peter Lang in 2022.