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Revolutionizing Education Speaker Series

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 

Dr. Christopher Emdin Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019 - 5 p.m. Jubilee Auditorium

The Revolutionizing Education Speaker Series brings speakers and events to Seton Hall University. The goal of the speaker series is to provide opportunities to learn from experts in the field of education, to share ideas with others, and to support each other’s efforts to enrich our local communities. The speaker series is organized by Dr. Edmund Adjapong from the College of Education and Human Services and caters towards the interests of prospective and current teachers, educational administrators, community organizers, and all others engaged in education and related fields.

About the Speaker

Book cover for 'For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood' by Christopher Emdin showing children's shoes on a blacktop. Christopher Emdin Bio: Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University; where he also serves as Director of the Science Education program and Associate Director of the Institute for Urban and Minority Education. He is an alumni fellow at the Hutchins Center at Harvard University and served as STEAM Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State and Minorities in Energy Ambassador for the U.S. Department of Energy.

Dr. Emdin is a social critic, public intellectual and science advocate whose commentary on issues of race, culture, inequality education have appeared in dozens of influential periodicals including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Dr. Emdin holds a Ph.D. in Urban Education with a concentration in Mathematics, Science, and Technology; Masters degrees in both Natural Sciences and Education Administration, and Bachelors degrees in Physical Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry.

He is the creator of the #HipHopEd social media movement, and a much sought-after public speaker on a number of topics that include hip-hop education, STEM education, politics, race, class, diversity, and youth empowerment. He is also an advisor to numerous international organizations, school districts, and schools. He is the author of the award-winning book, Urban Science Education for the Hip-hop Generation and the New York Times bestseller For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood ...and the Rest of Y'all Too.

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Questions?

Please contact the event organizer, Dr. Edmund Adjapong.

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