Teacher Education Department

Faculty Details

Dr. Chiara Cannella
Associate Professor of Teacher Education


  • Culturally responsive and anti-bias education 
  • Sociocultural research on education  
  • Race, culture & equity in education 
  • Qualitative research methods  
  • American Indian education  
  • Social justice 
  • Academic identity 
  • Counter-hegemonic research methods  
  • Critical pedagogy 
  • Participatory action research and community-based research  
  • Youth development 
  • Civic identity and activism  


  • Ph.D., Anthropology and Education, University of Arizona, 2009 
  • M.A., Anthropology and Education, University of Arizona, 2004 
  • B.A., English Language & Literature, University of Michigan, 1996 


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