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Elizabeth Swadener

Beth.Swadener@asu.edu

Professor
School of Social Transform
Faculty
Mail Code: 6403

(480)965-1452

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EPA 784 Internship
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation
JUS 498 Pro-Seminar
JUS 691 Seminar
SST 691 Seminar
SST 792 Research

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation
JUS 494 Special Topics
JUS 498 Pro-Seminar
JUS 598 Special Topics
SPF 792 Research
SST 494 Special Topics
SST 598 Special Topics
SST 691 Seminar
SST 792 Research

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EDA 799 Dissertation
EPA 799 Dissertation

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
EPA 784 Internship
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation
JUS 494 Special Topics
JUS 498 Pro-Seminar
JUS 691 Seminar

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 591 Seminar
ECD 784 Internship
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation
JUS 494 Special Topics
SPE 799 Dissertation
SPF 792 Research
SPF 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 792 Research
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 599 Thesis
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
DCI 791 Seminar
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
EDA 799 Dissertation
EPA 799 Dissertation
JUS 493 Honors Thesis
SPE 792 Research
SPE 799 Dissertation
SPF 590 Reading and Conference
SPF 599 Thesis
SPF 792 Research
SPF 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 599 Thesis
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 784 Internship
ECD 791 Seminar
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation
JUS 494 Special Topics
SPE 792 Research
SPE 799 Dissertation
SPF 792 Research
SPF 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 792 Research
EPA 792 Research
EPA 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 599 Thesis
DCI 791 Seminar
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 499 Individualized Instruction
ECD 790 Reading and Conference
ECD 791 Seminar
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
EPA 791 Seminar
EPA 799 Dissertation
SPE 792 Research
SPE 799 Dissertation
SPF 792 Research
SPF 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
SPE 792 Research
SPF 792 Research
SPF 799 Dissertation

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 790 Reading and Conference
ECD 499 Individualized Instruction
ECD 584 Internship
ECD 590 Reading and Conference
ECD 599 Thesis
ECD 690 Reading and Conference
ECD 780 Practicum
ECD 784 Internship
ECD 790 Reading and Conference
ECD 792 Research
ECD 795 Continuing Registration
ECD 799 Dissertation
SPE 784 Internship

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 791 Seminar
DCI 795 Continuing Registration
DCI 799 Dissertation
ECD 580 Practicum
ECD 584 Internship
ECD 590 Reading and Conference
ECD 593 Applied Project
ECD 599 Thesis
ECD 690 Reading and Conference
ECD 692 Research
ECD 783 Fieldwork
ECD 784 Internship
ECD 790 Reading and Conference
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
EPA 799 Dissertation
SPF 791 Seminar

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
DCI 791 Seminar
DCI 792 Research
ECD 691 Seminar
ECD 791 Seminar
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation
EPA 791 Seminar

Summer 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ECD 584 Internship
ECD 590 Reading and Conference
ECD 599 Thesis
ECD 690 Reading and Conference
ECD 780 Practicum
ECD 784 Internship
ECD 790 Reading and Conference
ECD 792 Research
ECD 799 Dissertation

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Ndimande, B.S. & Swadener, B.B.. Children’s rights and cultural tensions in South Africa. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood. (2012).

  2. Beth Blue Swadener & Valerie Polakow. Introduction to the Special Issue on Children's Rights and Voices in Research: Cross-National Perspectives. Early Education and Development (2011).

  3. Book chapter: Kagendo Mutua & Beth Blue Swadener. Challenges to Inclusive Education in Kenya: Postcolonial Perspectives and Family Narratives. Inclusive Education: Examining Equity on Five Continents. Harvard Education Press (2011).

  4. Beth Blue Swadener. Child rights approaches to social and educational inclusion: Cross national perspectives. Proccedings from Pedagogy, Culture & Politics of Education: Dialogue for Inclusion conference September 10-11, 2011) Artistotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2011).

  5. Children's Rights and Voices in Research: Cross-national Perspectives. Early Education and Development (2011).

  6. Aysegul Ciyer; Mark Nagasawaa; Beth Blue Swadenera; Pradnya Patet. Impacts of the Arizona System Ready/Child Ready Professional Development Project on Preschool Teachers' Self-Efficacy. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education (2010).

  7. Una Children’s Rights Learning Group [B.B. Swadener, lead author/executive editor]. Children’s Rights in Una and Beyond: Transnational Perspectives (Una Working Paper #7). online (on website of international project: Joint Learning Initiative on Children and Ethnic Diversity - Una) (2010).

  8. Book chapter: Swadener, B.B. & O'Brien, L.. Social responsibility and teaching young children: An education for living in ethical and caring ways. Social Justice, Peace, and Environmental Education: Transformative Standards. Routledge (2009).

  9. Book chapter: Swadener, B.B., Aquino-Sterling, C., Nakagawa, M., & Bartlett, M. Anti-oppressive Pedagogy in Early Childhood Teacher Education: A Conversation. Critical Pedagogy and Teacher Education in the Neoliberal Era: Small Openings. Springer (2009).

  10. Rolstad, K., Swadener, B.B., Nakagawa, N. "Verde - sometimes we call it green": Construal of language difference and power in a preschool dual immersion program.. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood (2008).

  11. Swadener, B.B.. Children’s rights, voices and allies: Stories from Kenya and the USA. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood (2008).

  12. Book chapter: Swadener, B.B. & Mutua, K.. Decolonizing performances: Deconstructing the global postcolonial. Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies (HCM). SAGE (2008).

  13. Bloch, M.N. & Swadener, B.B.. "Education for All"- Social Inclusions and Exclusions: Introduction and Critical Reflections.. International Journal of Educational Policy, Research & Practice: Reconceptualizing Childhood Studies (2007).

  14. Cannella, G.S. & Swadener, B.B.. Contemporary public policy influencing children and families: "Compassionate" social provision or the regulation of "Others.". International Journal of Educational Policy, Research and Practice: Reconceptualizing Childhood Studies (2006).

  15. G Cannella, Elizabeth Swadener. Contemporary Public Policy Influencing Children and Families: "Compassionate" Social Provision Or the Regulation of "Others. International Journal of Educational Policy, Research and Practice: Reconceptualizing Childhood Studies (2006).

  16. Mutua, N.K. & Swadener, B. B.. Physical Disability and the Cultural Construction of Manhood: Dialectics of Capitalism and Postcoloniality.. Linking Research and Education: In Special Education: An International Perspectives Perspective (2005).

  17. N Mutua, Elizabeth Swadener. Physical Disability and the Cultural Construction of Manhood: Dialectics of Capitalism and Postcoloniality. Linking Research and Education. Special Education: An International Perspectives Perspective (2005).

  18. Book chapter: Martinez-Roldan, Carmen M. Bilingual children in literature discussions. Power and Voice in Research with Children. Peter Lang (2005).

  19. M Kabiru, A Njenga, Elizabeth Swadener. Early Childhood Development in Kenya: Empowering Young Mothers, Mobilizing a Community. Childhood Education (International Focus Issue) (2003).

  20. Elizabeth Swadener, E Hall. Chilly climate: A mixed-method study of subtle sex discrimination at a state university. Initiatives (on-line Journal of the National Association for Women in Education) (2000).

  21. Consortium of Arizona State Universities [B.B. Swadener, lead author/executive editor]. Family and Community Case Study Final Report (First Things First External Evaluation). Technical Report

  22. Consortium of Arizona State Universities [B.B. Swadener, lead author/executive editor]. Final Report (statewide) Arizona Child Care Demand Study. online

  23. Una Children’s Rights Learning Group [Swadener, B.B. lead author/executive editor]. Children’s Rights in Cultural Contexts (Una Working Paper #8). Una website

  24. Book chapter: Mitakidou, S. & Swadener, B.B.. Epilogue. Educational Policy on Teaching and Learning in Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East.. Information Age Publishers

  25. Book chapter: Swadener, B. B., Cannella, G. S. & Che, Y. Reconceptualizing dominant (U.S.) early childhood education: An introduction with personal reflections. International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education. Shanghai: East China Normal

  26. Book chapter: Swadener, B.B., Mitakidou, S., Tressou, L., & Grant, C.A. Introduction. Beyond pedagogies of exclusion in diverse childhood contexts: Transnational challenges. Palgrave Macmillan

  27. Book chapter: Swadener, B.B., Wachira, P., Kabiru, M. & Njenga, A. Africa's Future: Africa's Challenge. Early Childhood Care and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Africa's Future: Africa's Challenge. Early Childhood Care and Development in Sub-Saharan Africa.. The World Bank

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Presentations

  1. Beth Blue Swadener Children’s rights in research: Cross national examples. Invited Lecture, Forum for Children, Queens University, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Oct 2011).
  2. Beth Blue Swadener & Lacey Peters Talking to Kindergarteners: Learning about the transition to kindergarten from and with children. RECE (reconceptualizing early childhood education) 19th international conference. (Oct 2011).
  3. Beth Blue Swadener Child rights approaches to social and educational inclusion: Cross national perspectives. Keynote presentation, Pedagogy, Culture & Politics of Education: Dialogue for Inclusion conference,. (Sep 2011).
  4. Kagendo Mutua & Beth Blue Swadener Semiotics of Disability in Swahili Language use in Kenya. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New Orleans). (May 2011).
  5. Beth Blue Swadener & Kagendo Mutua Deconstructing Disability in Swahili Text: For What Public Good?. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. (May 2011).
  6. Beth Blue Swadener & Lacey Peters Children's Rights and Consultation in Research. Una Biennial International Conference, Amsterdam. (May 2011).
  7. Beth Blue Swadener & Bekisizwe Ndimande Children's Rights and Community Perpectives in South Africa. Una Biennial international conference, Amsterdam. (May 2011).
  8. Beth Blue Swadener & Mark Nagasawa Navigating Early Childhood Policy and Practice: Glocalization and Reconceptualization. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. (Apr 2011).
  9. Beth Blue Swadener, Lacey Peters & Sonya Gaches Children as Research Consultants: Utilization of Articles 12 and 13 of the United Nation’s Conventions on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. (Apr 2011).
  10. Beth Blue Swadener & Valerie Polakow Children’s Rights, Voices & Participation in Six Nations: Phase 1 of a Collaborative Qualitative Study. RECE 18th reconcpetualizing early childhood education international conference. (Oct 2010).
  11. Valerie Polakow & Beth Blue Swadener Where Children’s Rights and Perspectives Matter: A Cross-National Qualitative Study. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Denver). (Apr 2010).
  12. Kagendo Mutua & Beth Blue Swadener Re-imagining Inclusion: A postcolonial-disability Studies Perspective on Education in Kenya. annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Denver). (Apr 2010).
  13. Beth Blue Swadener Searching for children in public discourses: A cross-national study of children’s rights, voices and allies. RECE reconceptualizing early childhood education international conference, Victoria, BC CANADA. (Oct 2008).
  14. Beth Blue Swadener Unlearning oppression, becoming stronger allies for diverse children and families.. Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood annual conference. (Nov 2007).
  15. Rolstad, Kellie, Swadener, Elizabeth Playing with bilingualism: Young children in a preschol dual immersion program. (Dec 2004).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Brayboy,Bryan * , Chadwick,Deborah Lynn , Mccarty,Teresa L , Romero-Little,Mary Eunice , Romero-Little,Mary Eunice , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue , . GRE2ATE - Gila RIver Early Educators Attaining Teaching Excellence. ED (7/1/2012 - 6/30/2016).
  2. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Nakagawa,Kathryn , Perry,Nancy Jean , . YR 4-5: First-Thing-First Evaluation - Aggregate. UNIV OF AZ (7/1/2011 - 1/31/2012).
  3. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * . Arizona Demand and Capacity for Early Child Care. UNIV OF AZ (6/1/2010 - 12/30/2011).
  4. Brayboy,Bryan * , Brayboy,Bryan * , Romero-Little,Mary Eunice , Romero-Little,Mary Eunice , Romero-Little,Mary Eunice , Romero-Little,Mary Eunice , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue , . Project Mashchamtham Native Early Childhood Education Teachers for Arizona's Indian Children. ED (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2014).
  5. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Enz,Billie Jean , Enz,Billie Jean , Enz,Billie Jean , Kelley,Michael Francis , Kelley,Michael Francis , Perry,Nancy Jean , Perry,Nancy Jean , Tobin,Joseph Jay , Tobin,Joseph Jay , Tobin,Joseph Jay , . YR 1-3: First Things First Evaluation - Aggregate. UNIV OF AZ (1/1/2009 - 6/30/2011).
  6. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * . Joint Learning Initiative on Children and Ethnic Divsersity ("JLICED"). QUB (10/15/2008 - 12/31/2013).
  7. Wilcox,M Jeanne * Swadener,Elizabeth Blue Swadener,Elizabeth Blue . Interdisciplinary Predoctoral Training Focusing on Young Children with Disabilities in the Southwest Borderlands. ED (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2011).
  8. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * , Gray,Shelley Irene , Restrepo,Maria Adelaida , Rolstad,Kellie , Rolstad,Kellie , Rolstad,Kellie , Wilcox,M Jeanne , . Literacy, Language and Culture Focus for Early Childhood Educators. HHS-ACF (9/30/2005 - 6/30/2012).
  9. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * . Refugee Child Care Consultation. Assoc Supportive Child Car (7/1/2005 - 6/30/2006).
  10. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * . Jumpstart Program. JUMPSTART (10/1/2004 - 9/30/2007).
  11. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * . Refugee Child Care Program Consultancy. Assoc Supportive Child Car (8/16/2004 - 6/15/2005).
  12. Swadener,Elizabeth Blue * Lamorey,Suzanne G . ARIZONA SYSTEM READY/CHILDREN READY (AZSRCR) EARLY CHILDHOOD PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT. ED (9/15/2003 - 9/14/2006).

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Service

  1. International Journal of Equity and Innovation in Early Childhood, Editorial Board member, reviewer (2008 - 2018)
  2. Association for Supportive Child Care, Secretary, Board of Directors and member of several committees (2004 - 2016)
  3. Crisis Nursery (Phoenix, AZ), Board of Directors member (2010 - 2015)
  4. Local to Global Justice, Coordinator, faculty adviser, & co-founder (2001 - 2015)
  5. Early Education & Development, Editorial Board member (1992 - 2015)
  6. TEACH Early Childhood of Arizona, Advisory Board member (2008 - 2014)
  7. Journal of Early Childhood Research, Editorial Board member (2004 - 2014)
  8. Palgrave Macmillan, Book series editor (2007 - 2013)
  9. Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Education (RECE) Liaison -, Liaison - Program Committee and Host Committee, 21st international conference, Nairobi Kenya (Kenyatta Univ) (2012 - 2013)
  10. American Educational Research Journal (AERJ), Associate Editor (2010 - 2013)
  11. RECE Awards Committee, co-chair (2012)
  12. Child Care Resource and Referral, Advisory committee member (2009 - 2012)
  13. Early Education and Development, Guest Editor (2011)

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