Christopher Emdin

Dr. Christopher Emdin is an Associate Professor of Science Education at the Teachers College, Columbia University where he also serves as Director of Science Education at the Center for Health Equity and Urban Science Education (CHEUSE).[1][2] He was a noted author of the Obama White House and regular contributor to HuffPost.[3][4] He developed and partnered with the rapper GZA and the website Rap Genius to develop the Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S, which engages students in science through the creation of raps and a final rap battle competition.[5] Dr. Emdin is founder of the popular #HipHopEd web chat and social movement.[6]

BooksEdit

Dr. Emdin is the author of several books[7] including: Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation, 2010;[8] New York Times bestseller, For White Folks Who Teach In the Hood...and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education, 2017;[9][10] Between the World and the Urban Classroom, 2017, with George Sirrakos; [11] and #HipHopEd: The Compilation on Hip-Hop Education, 2018, with Edmund Adjapong.[12] His next book, Ratchedemic, is slated for release in 2021 from Beacon Press.[13]

Academic backgroundEdit

Emdin holds a bachelor's degrees in Physical Anthropology, Biology, and Chemistry from Lehman College (2000). He also holds a M.S. in Natural Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2003), and a PhD in Urban Education from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, (2007).[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Emdin, Christopher (ce2165) | Teachers College, Columbia University". Teachers College - Columbia University. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  2. ^ "Christopher Emdin". whitehouse.gov. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  3. ^ "Christopher Emdin". whitehouse.gov. 2014-02-25. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  4. ^ https://www.huffpost.com/author/christopher-emdin
  5. ^ https://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/jan-june13/hiphop_03-27.html
  6. ^ http://rapgenius.com/artists/Hiphoped
  7. ^ "Books | Dr. Christopher Emdin". Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  8. ^ Emdin, Christopher (2010). Urban science education for the hip-hop generation. Rotterdam; Boston: Sense Publishers. ISBN 978-90-8790-987-1. OCLC 609702799.
  9. ^ "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too by Christopher Emdin: 9780807028025 | PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books". PenguinRandomhouse.com. Retrieved 2020-08-01.
  10. ^ Emdin, Christopher (2017). For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood ... and the Rest of Y'all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. Beacon Pr. ISBN 978-0-8070-2802-5. OCLC 981618804.
  11. ^ Sirrakos, George; Emdin, Christopher (2017). Between the world and the urban classroom. ISBN 978-94-6351-031-8. OCLC 989026523.
  12. ^ Emdin, Christopher; Adjapong, Edmund (2018). #hiphoped: the compilation on hip-hop education. Volume 1 Hip-hop as education, philosophy and practice Volume 1 Hip-hop as education, philosophy and practice. ISBN 978-90-04-37186-6. OCLC 1166730415.
  13. ^ EMDIN, CHRISTOPHER (2021). RATCHETDEMIC. S.l.: BEACON. ISBN 978-0-8070-8950-7. OCLC 1151747531.
  14. ^ "Emdin, Christopher (ce2165) | Teachers College, Columbia University". Teachers College - Columbia University. Retrieved 2020-08-01.

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