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Audrey Friedman

assistant dean for undergraduate student services
associate professor



Curriculum Vitae

Personal Web page

Campion Hall
Room 115



Ph.D., Boston College


Developing and nurturing Reflective Judgment in adolescents and adults; alternative assessment in reading, writing, mathematics and science K-12


Friedman, A. A., & Herrmann, B. (2014). Cultural competence and cultural Identity: Using telementoring to form relationships of synergy. The Teacher Educator, 49(3).

Friedman , A.A & Schoen, L.(2009). Reflective practice interventions: Raising levels of reflective judgment. Action in Teacher Education,(31) 2.

Friedman, A.A., Galligan , H.T., Albano, C.M., & O’Connor, K. (2009) Teacher subcultures of democratic practice despite the oppression of educational reform, Journal of Educational Change, 10 (4) (2009), 249

Barnatt, J., Cochran-Smith, M., Friedman, A.A., Pine, G., & Baroz, R. Inquiry on Inquiry: Practitioner Research and Pupils’ Learning, (2009) Action research In Education, 31 (2)

Friedman, A. A. (in press). Perceived changes in student learning and teacher practice using science portfolios. International Journal of Science Education.

Friedman, A. A., & Kowaleski-Wallce. (2006). Crossing borders: Developing an innovative collaboration to improve the preparation of high school English teachers. Equity and Excellence in Education, 39(1)

Friedman, A. A. (2004) The relationship between personality traits and reflective judgment among female students. Journal of Adult Development, 11(4), 297-304 

Friedman, A. A. (2004).  Beyond mediocrity:  Transformational leadership within a transactional framework.  International Journal of Leadership in Education:  Theory and Practice, 7(3), 203-224.

Friedman, A. A., Zibit, M., & Coote, M. (2004).  Telementoring as a collaborative agent for change.  Journal of Technology, Assessment, and Learning, 3(1).  Available at

Friedman, A.A. (2003). Assessment, Evaluation, and Instruction. Keynote Address. Professional Development Conference. March 14. Diocese of Fall River, MA.

Friedman, A. A., & Kowaleski-Wallace, E. (2002) Preparing the Best Secondary English Teacher. Paper and Special Session presented at Modern Language Association (December 27-30). New York, NY.

Friedman, A. A., & Cataldo, C. (2002). Characters at crossroads: Reflective decision makers in contemporary Newbery books. The Reading Teacher 56(2), 102-125.

Friedman, A. A. (2000). Writing and evaluating assessments in the content area. English Journal 90(1), 107-116.

Friedman, A. A. (2000). Using literature-based inquiry to nurture reflective judgment. English Journal 89(6), 96-104.


Friedman, A. A. & Reynolds, L. (Eds.). (2011) Burned in: Fueling the fire to teach. New York: Teachers College Press. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO CHARITY.

Friedman, A.A, (2010). MTEL Preparation Text for General Curriculum: Elementary Education. New York: Research Education Associates.

Friedman, A. A. (2009) MTEL Preparation Text for English Content Exam. New York: Research Education Associates.

Book Chapters

Friedman, A. A. (January 2014). Dialogues of discernment. In T. Landy & K. Eifler (Eds.), Becoming beholders: Cultivating sacramental imagination and actions in college classrooms. New York: Liturgical Press.

Stairs, A. J., & Friedman, A. A. (2013). Becoming a professional educator in an urban school-university partnership: A case study analysis of preservice teaching. In J Noel (Ed.), Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities: Prioritizing Community Strengths CA: Routledge.

Friedman, A. A. (2011). Teachers: Arsonists of the best kind. In A. A. Friedman, & L. Reynolds, (Eds.), Burned in: Fueling the fire to teach. New York: Teachers College Press.

Friedman, A.A, & Daniello, F.(2009) Professionalism>Politics+Policy+Pedagogy: The Power OF professionalism. In A. Stairs & K. Donnell (Eds.), Research on urban teacher learning: The role of contextual factors across the professional continuum (169-189)
Charlotte, NC:  New Information Age Publications.

Friedman, A. A. (2002). What we would have liked to know: Preservice teachers' perspectives on effective teacher preparation. In Z. F. Beykont (Ed.), The power of culture: Teaching across language difference (193-218). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Publishing Group.

Friedman, A. A. (2002). Agents of literacy change: Working with Somali students in an urban middle school. In Z. F. Beykont (Ed.) The power of culture: Teaching across language difference (121-145). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Publishing Group.

Friedman, A. A. (1994). Deborah and Judith: Case studies in reflective giftedness. In Arnold, Noble, and Subotnik (Eds.), Remarkable Women. (351-366) Illinois: Hampton Press.


Friedman, A. A. (1998). Making it real. In J. Savage For the Love of literature: Children and book sin the elementary classroom. (127-129) Boston: McGraw-Hill.


2014 PI: NSF: NOYCE Grant (2014-2019): Science Educators for Urban Schools 2 ($800,000 over five years). Grant awarded 8/2014.

2012 PI: Teaching and Mentoring Grant: $7000.00

2009 Co-PI with Alec Peck Can You Hear Me Now? Impact of Technology on Student Formation. ($5,000.00) Grant awarded Fall, 2009.

2008-2013 PI: Robert NOYCE Grant : Science Educators for Urban Schools (S.E.U.S.) National Science Foundation


2016 Teacher of the Year, Boston College: Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society

2009 Professor of the year : State of Massachusetts: Council  For Advancement and school of Education

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