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Lecturer and Director of Summerleap

Office: 284 Albert W. Brown Building
Phone: (585) 395-5554


PhD, University of Rochester
MS, University of Rochester
BA, Allegheny College

Area(s) of specialty

Social Foundation of Education
Out of School Time and Summer Learning
Early Childhood Education

Research interest(s)

Diverse Families
Curriculum Studies
Teacher Development
Program Evaluation
Community and School Partnerships


Shema, A. (2016). Family. In E. Brockenbrough, J. Ingrey, W. Martino, & N. Rodriguez (Eds.), Critical Concepts in Queer Studies and Education: An international guide for the twenty-first century, p. 95-104. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Shema, A. (2014).  Troubling “Family”: How primary grade teachers negotiate hegemonic discourses of family.  In K. Becker, E. Miller, N. Reid, B. Smith, & M. Sorensen (Eds.), Collective Unravelings of the Hegemonic Web: Movement, place, and story, p.113-125.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 

Shema, A. (2011).  Editing Crew: More than just carets. In C. Reilly, V. Russell, L. Chehayl, & M. McDermott (Eds.), Surveying Borders, Boundaries, and Contested Spaces in Curriculum and Pedagogy, p. 7-20.  Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing

Monroe-Baillargeon, A. & Shema, A. (2010). Time to talk: An urban school’s use of literature circles to create professional development.  Education and Urban Society, 42(6), pp. 651-673.

Last Updated 2/8/19

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