Shireen Keyl

School of Teacher Education and Leadership

Assistant Professor


Shireen Keyl

Contact Information

Office Location: USU-Ephraim
Phone: 435-283-5649
Email: shireen.keyl@usu.edu
Additional Information:

Educational Background

PhD, Education, (Language, Reading and Culture), University of Arizona, 2014
Subaltern Pedagogy: Education, Empowerment and Activism among African Domestic Workers in Beirut, Lebanon
MA, Near Eastern Studies, (Iranian Youth Culture/Religious Ideology), University of Arizona, 2009
Religious Attitudes and Behaviors of Iranian Youth
Med, Education, (Curriculum and Instruction), University of Montana, 2000
BA, Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1997

Licensures & Certifications

Mental Health First Aid for Adults Certification, National Council for Mental Wellbeing, 2022

Biography

I identify as an anthropologist of education with a research focus on girls' and women's education in a global context, particularly in the Middle East region. I have conducted fieldwork in Turkey, Iran, Lebanon. During AY 2018-2019, I was a Fulbright scholar in Amman, Jordan working with refugees at an NGO.

Teaching Interests

Foundations of Education; Anti-Racism Education; Multicultural Education; International/Comparative Education; Global Education.

Research Interests

Anti-Racism Education; Girls' and Women's Education in Global Context; Education and International Development; NGOs and Education of Women and Girls; Educational Processes of Marginalized Groups in the U.S. Context; Global Education; Refugee Education in U.S. Schools, STEM Critical Literacy among Diverse Populations.

Awards

2016 Emerging Visionary Award, 2016

UA Commission on the Status of Women


Publications | Books

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Curriculum

  • Keyl, S., (2020). Privilege & White Fragility: Entering Research: A Facilitator's Manual: Workshops for Students Beginning Research in Science (2nd Edition).
  • Keyl, S., (2020). Diversity in STEM: Entering Research, 2nd edition.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Keyl, S., Subaltern Praxis: A Vygotskian and Freirean Framework in NGO Education. . International Journal of Multicultural Education
  • Keyl, S., (2017). Freirean Pedagogy in Beirut’s Migrant Worker Classroom.. Pedagogy & (Im)Possibilities across Education Research (PIPER), 1:1, doi: 10.4148/2576-5795.1001
  • Keyl, S., (2017). Subaltern Pedagogy: A Critical Theorizing of Pedagogical Practices for Marginalized Border-Crossers. International Journal of Critical Pedagogy

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Teaching

ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI), Spring 2022
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Spring 2022
TEAL 6710 - Diversity in Education, Fall 2021
ELED 3001, 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI), Fall 2021
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Fall 2021
TEAL 6710 - Diversity in Education, Spring 2021
ELED 3000, 3001 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI), Spring 2021
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Spring 2021
TEAL 6710 - Diversity in Education, Fall 2020
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI), Fall 2020
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Fall 2020
TEAL 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI), Spring 2020
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Spring 2020
ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Spring 2020
TEAL 3000, 3001 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education (CI), Fall 2019
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Fall 2019
ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Fall 2019
TEAL 6710 - Diversity in Education, Summer 2018
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education and School Practicum, Spring 2018
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Spring 2018
ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2018
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education and School Practicum, Fall 2017
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Fall 2017
ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2017
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education and School Practicum, Spring 2017
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Spring 2017
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education and School Practicum, Fall 2016
TEAL 6100 - Motivation and Management in Inclusive Settings, Fall 2016
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Fall 2016
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education and School Practicum, Spring 2016
TEAL 6410 - Social Foundations of Education, Spring 2016
ELED 3000 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education and School Practicum, Fall 2015

Graduate Students Mentored

Polly Parkinson, Teacher Education & Leadership, December 2020