Laraine Wallowitz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Faculty


 

Published:

June 7, 2011
Tagged: Garden City, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, Study Abroad
 

Laraine Wallowitz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Faculty


 

I teach because…

I believe education is the great equalizer—or has the potential to be. I teach because I am angry about so many things: anti-intellectualism, prejudice, homophobia, sexism. Education is part of the solution.

I want to impart to my students…

That teaching is a privilege and a responsibility, to quote my colleague, Professor Mary Jean McCarthy.

Great teaching is…

Subversive and provocative.

The most exciting moment in my classroom is…

When I am outside the classroom. Since I prepare future teachers, I love when former students come back and tell me what they are doing in their own classrooms.

 
Tagged: Garden City, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, Study Abroad