Mary Rose McCarthy

Mary Rose McCarthy, PhD
Associate Professor
Phone: (914) 773-3859

Education

  • PhD, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • MSEd, University of Rochester
  • BA, State University of New York at Brockport

Courses Taught

  • TCH 201
  • TCH 215
  • TCH 430
  • ED 631
  • ED 632
  • ED 633 

Educational Philosophy

My students sometimes ask me to answer a question I pose to them, “What kind of people do you want your students to be?”  I say, “I want my students to be passionate about and committed to working for justice.” Award: Presidential Fellow State University of New York at Buffalo

Publications

  • Co-author Critical Issues in Education,   McGraw Hill, 2012
  • Co-author Critical Issues in Education,   McGraw Hill, 2004
  • “Left Back”, Urban Education, January 2004 (book review)
  • "Feminist Pedagogy of Teachers in Catholic Schools for Girls".  Journal of Women and Religion 17(1), Winter, 1999.
  • Rituals for Women Coping with Breast Cancer.: The Prism Collective, 2000.
  • Sisters of the Thirteen Moons: Rituals for Women's Lives.  Rochester, N.Y.: The Prism Collective, 1997.
  • Sociology of Gender Roles Across Races, Classes and Cultures.  Rochester, N.Y.: The Prism Collective, 1995.

Presentations

  • 94th Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 27-May 1, 2013, San Francisco, Calif. Theme:“Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy, and Praxis.”
    • Professional Development in Rural and Isolated Areas. Teaching and Teacher Education Paper Session. "Growing Into Inquiry: Stories of Teachers Using Inquiry for Themselves and Their Students." With Mary Rose McCarthy, PhD.
    • Voices of Change in the History of Education. History and Historiography Roundtable Session. "Continuity for Change: Case Study of a Successful High School Principal."
    • Critical Teaching for Social Justice in the Classroom. Critical Educators for Social Justice Roundtable Session. "Critical Pedagogy, Social Justice, and Early College High School Students."
    • Judaeo-Christian Perspectives on Contemporary Issues in Religion. Religion and Education Paper Session. Discussant.
  • History of Education Society, 52nd Annual Meeting, November 1-4, 2012, Seattle, Wash. Teacher Education, Higher Education and Progressivism: Similarities and Differences Discussion, "Confluent Streams of Progressivism in Early 20th Century Teacher Education in Institutions of Higher Education,” Co-authored with Sonia Murrow, Brooklyn College.
  • American Educational Studies Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash.
    • "Another 'Good High School',"Co-authored with Carol Conklin-Spillane, Sleepy Hollow High School.
    • Panel: Teaching Foundations of Education in an Age of Neo-Liberal Reform,"  Co-presented with  Sonia Murrow, Brooklyn College; Julie Carter, St. John's University, and Hilary Lochte, D'Youville College.
  • American Educational Research Association, Spring 2012.
    • "Continuity for Change:  Case Study of a Successful High School Principal,” co-authored with Carol Conklin-Spillane, Sleepy Hollow High School
    • "Critical Pedagogy, Social Justice, and Early College High School Students"
    • "Growing into Inquiry:  Stories of Teachers Using Inquiry for Themselves and Their Students." co-authored with Christine Clayton, Pace University and James Kilbane, Tulane University.
  • “Foundations of Education Textbooks:  The Politics of History in Teacher Education”, American Education Research Association Conference, April 16, 2004.
  • “Teaching Educational History in Foundations of Education Courses”, History of Education Conference, October 31, 2002.
  • “The Rise and Fall of ED200F” American Educational Studies Association
    November 2, 2002.
  • “Stories Like My Own”, History of Education Conference, October 30, 2001.
  • “Feminist Pedagogy of Teachers in Catholic Schools for Girls 1965-1990".  Paper presented at the History of Education Conference, Atlanta, Ga.  (1999, October).
  • "Student Teachers and Sexual Socialization".  Paper presented at the Educational Studies Association Conference, Detroit, Mich. (1999, October).
  • "Becoming Originals: The Construction of Femininity at a Catholic High School for Girls".  Paper presented at the Ethnography in Education Conference, Philadelphia, Pa. (1999, March).
  • "In the Most Unlikely Places".  Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association Conference, Oswego, N.Y. (1998, June).
  • "Mothers and Daughters".  Paper presented at the National Women's Studies Association Conference, Saratoga, N.Y. (1996, June).
  • "Bittersweet Legacy".  Paper presented at the American Studies Association Conference, Toronto, Ont. (1989, October).
  • "Not Different Enough".  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Convention, Washington, D.C. (1987, April).
  • "Colleagues and the Curriculum".  Paper presented at the Bergamo Conference on Curriculum Theorizing, Dayton, Ohio (1986, October).