Jerry Rosiek


Associate Professor, Education Studies

University of Oregon

Jerry Rosiek is an Associate Professor in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teacher Education from Stanford University and a B.S. in Physics and a B.A. in philosophy from Texas A&M University.  His scholarship focuses on the practical knowledge that enables teachers to support LGBTQ, students of color, and immigrant students in hostile schooling contexts.  His current research focuses on the application of agent ontologies and critical race theory to the empirical analysis of institutional racism in schools and working out the methodological implications of a conception of racism as a protean non-human agent.  The use of narrative and arts-based modes of representation/performance figure centrally in this work.   Jerry's articles have appeared in leading journals such as Harvard Educational Review, Educational Researcher, The Journal of Teacher Education, Race, Ethnicity, and Education, Curriculum Theory , and Educational Theory.  His recent book, Resegregation as Curriculum: The Meaning of the New Segregation in U.S. Public Schools (Routledge: 2016) won the O.L. Davis Book of the Year Award from the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum. Jerry is also a pitmaster on an award winning competition BBQ team.