- Kathryn Strom
California State University, East Bay
KATHRYN (KATIE) J. STROM is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership Department at California State University, East Bay, where she serves as core faculty in the Educational Leadership for Social Justice program. A former K–12 educator in urban settings, her research interests encompass teacher and leadership preparation for social justice, equitable pedagogies for linguistically and culturally diverse students, and nonlinear theories and methodologies for studying teacher development. Her recent publications include “Teaching as Assemblage: Negotiating Learning and Practice in the First Year of Teaching,” which appeared in the Journal of Teacher Education in 2015, and “Pursuing Lines of Flight: Enacting Teacher Learning in First-Year Teaching,” a coauthored article with Adrian Martin published in Policy Futures in Education (2016). Her book, Becoming-Teacher: A Rhizomatic Look at First Year Teaching, also coauthored with Martin, was published in December 2016.
- Adrian Martin
New Jersey City University
ADRIAN D. MARTIN is an assistant professor in the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at New Jersey City University. Dr. Martin’s academic interests are informed by his earlier professional experiences as an urban elementary classroom teacher and educational leader. His scholarship attends to promoting equity and social justice in education, teacher preparation and development for linguistically and culturally diverse students, teacher identity, discourse analysis, qualitative and postqualitative inquiry, and the self-study of teacher education practices. Recent peer-reviewed publications include “Toward a Linguistically Responsive Teacher Identity: An Empirical Review of Teacher Identity and English Learners” in International Multilingual Research Journal (2016) and “Pursuing Lines of Flight: Equity-Based Preservice Teacher Learning in First-Year Teaching” (2016) in Policy Futures in Education, both coauthored with Kathryn Strom.
- Ana María Villegas
Montclair State University
ANA MARÍA VILLEGAS is professor of education and director of the Teacher Education and Teacher Development Ph.D. program at Montclair State University. Her scholarship focuses on culturally and linguistically responsive teaching, policies, and programs for diversifying the teaching force, and teacher education policy. Villegas has published widely. Her recent publications include “Research on Teacher Preparation: Charting the Landscape of a Sprawling Field,” a coauthored chapter in the 2016 Handbook of Research on Teaching, and “Framing Teacher Education Research, Part I and Part II,” two related coauthored articles in the Journal of Teacher Education.