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Meg Gebhard & Donaldo Macedo

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Meg Gebhard is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts. Her research interests center on critical academic literacy practices in urban schools, teachers professional development, and issues of school reform.

Donaldo Macedo is a full professor of English and a Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is the Graduate Program Director of the Applied Linguistics Masters of Arts Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has published extensively in the areas of Creole languages, linguistics, critical literacy, bilingualism and multicultural education. His publications include: Literacy: Reading the Word and the World (with Paulo Freire, 1987), Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know (1994), Dancing With Bigotry (with Lilia Bartolome, 1999), Critical Education in the New Information Age (with Paulo Freire, H enry Giroux and Paul Willis, 1999), Chomsky on Miseducation (with Noam Chomsky, 2000). His work has been translated into several languages.