Dr. M. Gail Hickey is Professor of Educational Studies in the College of Education and Public Policy at IPFW. Her primary research focus is Diversity. Dr. Hickey has served as Visiting Research Fellow at the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota; the Center for the Study of Race & Ethnicity, University of Colorado; and the Institute for Advanced Study, Indiana University, among others. She is very active in many national, university, campus, and community organizations.
'Even the janitor is white': Educating for cultural diversity in small colleges and universities (Ed., with B. Lanahan). (2012, Peter Lang).
Bringing History Home: Local & Family History Projects for Grades K-6 (1999, Scott Foresman).
Consulting Author: Scott Foreman K-6 Social Studies Textbook Series (2003, 2005, 2008, 2011).
'Sangam means sacred confluence': Gender, geography, and generation in a U.S. Asian Indian association (in press). In T. Booker (Ed.), Race in urban communities. Akron, OH: University of Akron Press.
Changing perspective: Investigating facilitative multicultural pedagogy in a graduate degree program. In M. G. Hickey & B. Lanahan (Eds.), ‘Even the janitor is white’: Educating for cultural diversity in small colleges and universities, pp. 185-201. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, 2012.
American Muslim women: Narratives of identity and globalization. In G. Marranci (Ed.), Muslims, globalization, and secularism, pp. 201-218. Muslims in Global Society Series, Springer Pub., 2010.
Using reflective narrative to understand social studies curricular change. In E. Heilman, R. Fruja, & M. Missias (Eds.), Social studies and diversity education: What we do and why we do it, pp. 358-362. London: Routledge, 2010.
New worlds, old values: Cultural maintenance in Asian Indian women's narratives. In Z. Bekerman, & E. Kopelowitz (Eds.), Cultural education<>Cultural sustainability: Minority, diaspora, indigenous and ethno-religious groups in multicultural societies, pp. 784-826. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008.
‘Our children follow our rules’: Family and childrearing in U.S. Muslim migration narratives. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education (in press).
‘I left my daughter over there’: Gender in Burmese refugee narratives. St. Anthony International Review (in press).
‘Really, most of the women’s work is in the kitchen, cooking, you know?’ Gender in U.S. South Asian food narratives. Acta Iassyensia Comparationis 11, 71-84, 2013.
‘You’d stand in line to buy potato peelings’: German women’s memories of World War II. Journal of International Women’s Studies 13, 3, 86-102, 2012.
The Velvet Revolution: Oral history projects in Czech classrooms (with L. Bohmova). Oral History Forum 32, 1-14, 2012.
‘American friends are for school … Indian friends are for everything else’: Developmental characteristics of Asian Indian children in the United States. Words and Silences: Journal of the International Oral History Association 6, 1, 58-72, 2011.
International Conference Papers
‘People were kind of shocked’: Gender, religion, and work in U.S. South Asian women’s narratives. Intersectionality and the Spaces of Belonging Conference, University of Wales – Bangor: Wales, UK, 2012.
‘About a thousand students were killed’: U.S. Burmese refugees recall the 1988 uprising. International Oral History Association: Prague, Czech Republic, 2010.
U.S. Asian Indians' celebrations of ethnicity: A midwestern perspective. America Celebrates: Issues and Practices in the U.S. and Canada. Sorbonne University: Paris, France, 2007.
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