Educational Studies

Gilbert Park

Associate Professor of Social Foundations and Multicultural Education

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TC 835  Phone: 765-285-5350  

Department of Educational Studies
Teachers College (TC), Room 805
2000 University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306-0610

Gilbert Park is an Assistant Professor of Social Foundations and Multicultural Education at the Department of Educational Studies. He recently graduated from University of Wisconsin-Madison where he earned the degrees of Ph.D. & M.A. in the Department of Educational Policy Studies. Areas of interests are in the issues regarding school experiences of students of color with a focus on Asian Americans, potential of multicultural education as a tool for advancing social justice, the Americanization process of immigrants, and the role of schooling in these areas. Most recent research is his dissertation that dealt with the Americanization process of recent immigrants from Korea in an urban public high school.