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Matthew Knoester, Ph.D.

Education for Critical Literacy and Democratic Citizenship

Welcome! I am an Associate Professor and Chair of the Educational Studies department at Ripon College. Previously I served as an Assistant and then Associate Professor of Education at the University of Evansville and am a former teacher in the Boston Public Schools, primarily at the Mission Hill School, founded by Deborah Meier. My research analyzes teaching practices and focuses on literacy development, education for democratic citizenship, equity and anti-racism, bilingualism, and authentic assessments. 

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