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McFaden is a Professor and Department Head in the Social Foundations and Leadership Education department at the University of North Georgia. Previously a middle and high school teacher, she now focuses on teaching social justice and equity-based pedagogies to undergraduate and graduate students. Her research focuses on broad issues of social justice, gender and queer studies, and comparative and international education.
Discusses the power of Intersectional Sociological Imagination and Autobiography as tools for examining controversy in Teacher Education - Helping White students explore issues of privilege and oppression through autobiography.
Understands social justice education in the space between the urban and the rural - Exploration of strategies for helping predominantly White students understand privilege and oppression.
Teaches for all counter-narratives: International perspectives on a global reform movement - Collection of critical narratives from TFAll participants all over the world.