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Emery Petchauer

 Associate Professor
  Department of Teacher Education
 Ed.D., Regent University
 C600 Wells
Emery Petchauer's research has focused on the aesthetic practices of urban arts, particularly hip-hop culture, and their connections to teaching, learning and living. He is the author of "Hip-Hop Culture in College Students’ Lives" (Routledge, 2012), the first scholarly study of hip-hop culture on college campuses, and the co- editor of "Schooling Hip-Hop: Expanding Hip- Hop Based Education Across the Curriculum" (Teachers College Press, 2013). Nearly two decades of organizing and sustaining urban arts spaces across the U.S. inform this scholarly work. Petchauer also studies high-stakes teacher licensure exams and their relationship to the racial diversity of the teaching profession. Theories of social psychology and spatial studies inform this work, as do many years of working individually with preservice teachers to pass these exams. Petchauer has received teaching awards at both the high school and college levels, including the Board of Trustees Distinguished Teaching Award at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, the nation’s first historically black university. He also holds a faculty appointment in the Department of English and coordinates the secondary English education program.

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