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Jill Silos-Rooney, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor of History at MassBay Community College and authors the Open Academic blog about higher education policy, student and educator concerns, and new education technology.
Articles by Jill
Bookmark Missteps in Civic Engagement
Missteps in Civic Engagement
This educator reflects on the importance of identifying missteps in civic engagement projects.
Bookmark The Noose of Racism
The Noose of Racism
What happens when we don’t teach about the history of racism? Turn on the news.
Bookmark Michael Sam, Masculinity and Teaching Tolerance
Michael Sam, Masculinity and Teaching Tolerance
The NFL prospect has the potential to redefine for millions of people what it means to be a gay man in the U.S.
Bookmark We’ve Got Egg on Our Blackface
We’ve Got Egg on Our Blackface
Wearing blackface as a joke or a tribute suggests lack of understanding about the origin of this racist practice.
Bookmark Combating Course Content Segregation
Combating Course Content Segregation
An LGBT student’s gratitude reminded this instructor to include diverse voices in her teaching all year.
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