Larissa Malone

Larissa Malone

Assistant Professor

Year Started at GU: 2016
Phone: 618.664.6800
Email: larissa.malone@greenville.edu
Areas of Responsibility:

Teacher Education
Clinical Practice
Education:

Ph.D., Cultural Foundations of Education, Kent State University, 2016
M.A., Education, Walsh University, 2007
Teacher Certification, Ohio Montessori Training Institute, 1999
B.A., International Studies, Case Western Reserve University, 1996

Courses


Teaching Social Studies
Issues and Trends in Education
Diversity and Schools

Publications and Presentations

Malone, L. Yu, X., Seeberg, V. (2016). (in progress). “The soft bigotry of low expectations”: African-American families’ perceptions of teacher expectancies using a critical race theory analysis.

Yu, X., Seeberg, V. & Malone, L. (2016). (accepted) Moving on up: The urban to suburban migration experience of African-American students.  Education and Urban Society.

Malone, L. (2016). Perceptions of Teacher Expectations. In V. Seeberg (Ed.) Black American student achievement in the suburbs: Academic success through family engagement. (Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity Series).

Malone, L. (2012). Structured partialities: The African educational experience in Ireland. In K. Freeman & E. Johnson (Eds.), Education in the Black Diaspora: Perspectives, Challenges and Prospects.

Espinetti, G., Seeberg, V., & Malone, L.  (2011). In Comparative Education Review. Book Titles:  Women and family in contemporary Japan by S. Holloway & Transforming Japan: How feminism and diversity are making a difference by K. Fujimura-Fanselow.

PRESENTATIONS:
Malone, L. (2016).  Breaking the ‘caste’ ceiling: Understanding academically successful African-American students in the cross-cultural context of John Ogbu’s theories and scholarship.  Presented at Comparative International Education Society, New Scholars Publication Workshop.  Vancouver, British Columbia.

Malone, L. (2015). Between a rock and a hard place: The Black middle class and making meaning of a community within a community.  Presented at the American Educational Studies Association Conference.  San Antonio, TX.

Malone, L. (2015).  My existence didn’t make no difference to them: Perceptions of teacher expectations among African-American students and their families.  Presented at the Education, Health and Human Services Research Gallery, Kent State University.

Seeberg, V., Malone, L., Yu, X. (2015). Black American student achievement in the suburbs: Academic success through family engagement.  Presented at the American Education Research Association Conference.  Chicago, Illinois.

Malone, L. (2012).  Perceptions of teacher expectations and the achievement gap.  Invited Lecturer.  Presented at The Ohio Parent Teacher Association Conference.  Columbus, Ohio.

Malone, L.  (2010). Perceptions of teacher expectations among African-American students and their families. Advanced Session. Presented at the National Association of Multicultural Education Conference.  Las Vegas, Nevada.

Malone, L. (2009). The primary and secondary educational experience of African descendants in the Republic of Ireland.  Presented at the Comparative International Educational Society Conference.  Chicago, Illinois.

Malone, L. (2008). Is there a ‘Bradley effect’ in Montessori schools?”: An analysis of race diversity in northeast Ohio.  Presented at the Mid-Western Education Research Association Conference. Columbus, OH.

Malone, L. (2008). Redefining the Montessori teacher in the millennium age.  Presented at the Comparative International Education Society Conference.  New York, NY.

Malone, L. (2007). What makes a good teacher? A cross cultural perspective.  Presented at the Midwest Comparative International Education Society Conference.  Chicago, IL.

Professional Affiliations

American Educational Studies Association
Comparative International Education Society
American Education Research Association
National Association of Multicultural Education
Critical Race Studies in Education Association

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