BA/PhD, University of Washington
- Currently Teaching: Education and Diversity SEC 310; Philosophical Foundations of Education SEC 411
- Courses Taught: Introduction to Educational Research; General Methods III; Intro to Education;
- ROSALIE M. ROMANO is an associate professor of Secondary Education at WWU. She is the author of Persepctives of Educational Foundations (2009); Hungry Minds in Hard Times (Peter Lang, 2003); andForging an Educative Community (Peter Lang, 2000), and numerous chapters, articles, and book reviews on preparation of critically conscious and effective teachers. Her research agenda is democracy and education, pedagogies of relations, and critical theory. Current projects include developing a pedagogy of democratic relations within teacher education preparation, and using service-learning and dramatic performance to foster compassionate imagination in new teachers.
- Selected Research Publications on Teacher Education:
- Hungry Minds in Hard Times
- Dewey's Community of Interest
- Reading Relations
- Necessary Tensions
- Book Review of Maxine Greene's Blue Guitar
- Fostering a Critical Consciousnesss
- Missing In Action
Art is necessary for the development of a social imagination. Being a musician and violinist has informed all aspects of my life's philosophy, including the work I do in social justice. My string quartet, BELLACORDA, performs at different venues to benefit and support social justice work in the community.