Melanie Acosta

Select Publications

Acosta, M. M., Duggins, S. (2018). Community literacy learning spaces as counterhegemonic figured worlds for African American readers. Reading Horizons, 57(3), 49 -67.
https://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol57/iss3/4

Acosta, M. M. (2018). The paradox of pedagogical excellence among exemplary Black women educators. Journal of Teacher Education, 70(1), 26-38.
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/328488552_The_Paradox_of_Pedagogical_Excellence_Among_Exemplary_Black_Women_Educators.

Acosta, M. M., Foster, M., Houchen, D. (2018). “Why seek the living among the dead?” African American pedagogical excellence: Exemplar practice for teacher education Journal of Teacher Education, 69(4), 341-353. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323751845_Why_Seek_the_Living_Among_the_Dead_African_American_Pedagogical_Excellence_Exemplar_Practice_for_Teacher_Education

Hudson-Vassell, C., Acosta, M. M., King, N. S., Upshaw, A., Cherfere, G. (2018). Development of liberatory pedagogy in teacher education: Voices of novice BLACK women teacher educators. Teaching and Teacher Education, 72, 133-143. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/324259210_Development_of_liberatory_pedagogy_in_teacher_education_Voices_of_novice_BLACK_women_teacher_educators

Acosta, M. M. (2017). EDG 6931 writes back!: Black Studies as emancipatory resistance to neoliberal tyranny in teacher education. Critical Studies—Critical Methodologies, 17(3), 269-276. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316602399_EDG_6931_Writes_Back_Black_Studies_as_Emancipatory_Resistance_to_Neoliberal_Tyranny_in_Teacher_Education

Acosta, M. M. (March, 2017). You reap what you sow: High expectations and student achievement. Diversity Partners Magazine. https://diversityined.uberflip.com/i/582034-diversity-in-ed-magazine-fall-2015/0?m4=

Acosta, M. M. (2015). “No time for messin’ around!” Black educator urgency and implications for the preparation of urban educators. Urban Education, 53(8), 981-1012. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280569790_No_Time_For_Messin'_Around_Black_Educator_Urgency_and_implications_for_the_preparation_of_urban_educators

Melanie Acosta

Dr. Melanie Acosta

Assistant Professor, Curriculum, Culture and Educational Inquiry
Department of Curriculum, Culture, and Educational Inquiry

Office Location: ED 47 - 475
Campus: Boca

acostam@fau.edu