Laura   M.  Jewett

Associate Professor  

Office: BMAIN 2.31
Phone: (956) 882-8269
Email: laura.jewett@utrgv.edu

Dr. Laura M. Jewett

My goal as an associate professor at UTRGV is to be a productive, engaged scholar who actively participates-- through presentations, publication and service-- in national and international arenas of curriculum theory, qualitative research and social foundations while inspiring students as an effective, innovative teacher.





Selected Publications


  • Laura Jewett and Krystal Doctoral Student. "GENERATING CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS AND FOSTERING BELONGING USING STORY CIRCLE PEDAGOGY," Scarborough: National Association of African American Studies, 2016: 481-502.

  • William Doll and Laura Jewett. "Edotor's Comments ," Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education 11, no. 1 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2014): 1.

  • Laura Jewett and Hector Castillo. NCATE Institutional Report Addendum. March 2014: 54+40 exhibits.

  • William Doll and Laura Jewett. "Editor’s comments. ," Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education 10, no. 1 (October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013): 1.

  • Laura Jewett and Nector castillo. NCATE Institutional Report. October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013: 150+exhibits.

  • Laura Jewett and Jolanta Santana-Smolen. "The curriculum that care forgot. Espinosa, M. (Ed.) Liminal Spaces and Call for Praxis(ing).," ). Liminal Spaces and Call for Praxis(ing). . Charlotte, NC: Information Age, October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 2013.

  • Laura Jewett. "Casting Curricular Circles, or The Sorcerer, the Phantom and the Troubadour," Complicity: An International Journal of Complexity and Education 8, no. 2 (September 2011).

  • M Fleener, Laura Jewett, Jola Smolen, and Russell Carson. "Creating spaces for service learning research: Implications for emergent action and civic ingenuity," Problematizing service-learning: Critical reflections for development and action. Charlotte, NC: Information Age, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2011: 3-17.

  • Laura Jewett. Strange Solidarity: Strange Fruit. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, , 21, no. 6 2008: 669-672.

  • Laura Jewett. A Delicate Dance: Autoethnography, Curriculum and the Semblance of Intimacy. New York, NY: Peter Lang, 2008.



Selected Presentations


  • Freyca Berumen, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, James Jupp, Karla O'Donald, and Laura Jewett. "A review essay Chicana/Latina testimonios as pedagogical, methdological, and activist approaches to to social justice ," American Educational Research Association, AERA, New York, NY (April 2018)

  • Freyca Calderon-Berumen , Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, James Jupp, Karla O'Donald, and Laura Jewett. "A Review Essay on Chicana/Latina Testimonios as Pedagogical, Methodological, and Activist Approaches to Social Justice," AERA Annual Meeting - The Dreams, Possibilities, and Necessity of Public Education , American Educational Research Association, New York City, NY (April 2018)

  • James Jupp, Theodorea Berry, Eric Malewski, Nathalia Jaramillo, Ugena Whitlock, Laura Jewett, James Jupp, "Administrative praxis of curriculum studies: A discussion on the work of curriculum generalists in higher education," Annual Conference of the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, Curriculum and Pedagogy Group, New Orleans, LA (October 2017)

  • James Jupp, Miryam Espinosa-Dulanto, Laura Jewett, Freyca Calderon Berumen , and Karla O'Donald. "Advancing Testimonio in Curriculum Theory," Simposio InterAmericano De Etnografia Y Educacion, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX (September 2017)

  • Laura Jewett. "Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Professional Development and Their Beliefs About Mathematics Education," 2017 Conference on, Fort Worth, TX (July 2017)

  • Laura Jewett and Edith Trevino. "Teaching and other Border Violences," 2017 Annnual Meeting ogf the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, AAACS, San Antonio, Texas (May 2017)

  • Laura Jewett. "Curriculum Parts in the Context of the Whole: Past, Present, and Future," 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, AERA, San Antonio, Texas (May 2017)

  • Edith Trevino and Laura Jewett. "Teaching and Other Border Violences," 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, AAACS, San Antonio, Texas (May 2017)

  • Laura Jewett. "Curricular resacas: Plunging into Postmoderns with Bill Doll Jr," 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies, AAACS, San Antonio, Texas (May 2017)

  • Molly Quinn, Stephen Triche, Sara Pratt, Denise Egea Kuehne, and Petra Hendry. "Heeding the Wisdom and Way of the King of Chaos: Reflections on the Rich Legacy of William E. Doll, Jr. to Curriculum Studies," 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, AAACS, SanAntonio Texas (May 2017)

Current Courses

EDFR 8322 90L - Adv Sociocultural Inquiry Educ:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
EDCI 8690 07 - Dissertation:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
EDCI 8380 06 - Dissertation:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses