Kaylene Stevens Petrin

Lecturer

Dr. Stevens was formerly a classroom teacher and Social Studies Department Chair at Framingham High School. At Boston University, her work specialized in teaching about race and using culturally relevant pedagogy in the Social Studies classroom. She completed her doctorate in 2016 from Boston University. Her dissertation research focuses on gender equity in the Social Studies classroom. She currently resides in Framingham with her husband and children.

B.A.  Hamilton College, 2003, Sociology and Communication;

M.A.T.   Union University, 2005, Social Studies;

Ed.D. Boston University, 2016, Curriculum and Instruction

SO 572

CH 300

CH 515

RS 600

RS 620

Stevens, K.M. & Martell, C.C. (2019). Feminist social studies teachers:  The role of teachers’ background and beliefs in shaping gender-equitable practices.  The Journal of Social Studies Research.   

Martell, C.C. & Stevens K.M. (2018). Becoming a Race-Conscious Social Studies Teacher: The Influence of Personal and Professional Experiences. The Social Studies. 

Martell, C.C. & Stevens K.M. (2018). Perception of Teaching Race and Gender: Results of a Survey of Social Studies Teachers. High School Journal. 

Martell, C.C. & Stevens K.M. (2017). Equity- and Tolerance-Oriented Teachers: Approaches to Teaching Race in the Social Studies Classroom. Theory & Research In Social Education.

Stevens, K & Martell C. (April 2016) American Education Research Association (AERA),
Gender Equity in Social Studies: An Analysis of Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices

Martell C. & Stevens, K. (April 2016) American Education Research Association (AERA), A Survey of Teachers Perceptions of Race and Gender in Social Studies

Martell C. & Stevens, K. (April 2016) American Education Research Association (AERA), The Beliefs and Practices of Race-Conscious Social Studies Teachers

Martell, C. & Stevens, K. ( November 2015) National Council for the
Social Studies (NCSS) College and University Faculty Assembly, The Personal and Professional Experiences of Race-Conscious Teachers

Stevens, K. (November 2014) National Council for the Social Studies
(NCSS) College and University Faculty Assembly, A Unique Place: Teacher beliefs and Practices teaching gender in the Sociology classroom

Stevens, K. (November 2014) National Council for the Social Studies
(NCSS) College and University Faculty Assembly, The decision of out: Understanding the decisions of disclosure for gay male teachers

Martell, C. & Stevens, K. (November 2014) National Council for the
Social Studies (NCSS) College and University Faculty Assembly, Using Teacher Research in the Social Studies Classroom

Stevens, Kaylene (October 2014) Diversity Challenge: “Racial or Ethnic
Discrimination across the Lifespan”, Boston College, Teaching Race in the
classroom

Stevens, K. (2014) Boston University, School of Education, Student Research
Conference, Poster, A Unique Place: Teacher beliefs and Practices teaching gender in the Sociology classroom

Stevens, K. (2013) Harvard Graduate School Education Student Research
Conference, Through the Looking Glass: Truth and Context in Education Research, Teacher disclosure in the classroom

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