SY031: Investigating Social Justice Challenges Through Qualitative Research

Friday, February 21, 2014 9:30 AM–10:50 AM


This symposium presents the results of three qualitative research studies on social justice related to school psychology. Attendees will learn about challenges and strategies pertaining to (a) being an effective advocate for students’ needs, (b) recruiting and retaining graduate students of color, and (c) helping academically at-risk students pass high stakes tests.


Louis J. Kruger, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Anna G. Lubiner, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; Rachel M. Futtersak, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY; Margaret R. Rogers, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI; Sherrie Proctor, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens, NY; Rachel Ruah, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Charles Kim, Northeastern University, Boston, MA; Ashley D. Cameron, Northeastern University, Boston, MA