» Dr. Suzanne SooHoo
Professor, Endowed Chair of Culture, Community and Collaboration

College of Educational Studies
Dr. Suzanne SooHoo
Office Location:
Reeves Hall 100C
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Education
University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts
California State University, Fullerton, Master of Science
The Claremont Graduate University, Ph.D. in Education
Biography

Suzanne SooHoo is a professor in the School of Education, the co-director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project, and the endowed Hassinger Chair of Culture, Community and Collaboration. She is also the Co-Editor of the journal, Issues in Teacher Education and the Program co-hair of the Paulo Freire SIG in the American Education Research Association. She teaches courses in multicultural education, critical pedagogy, teacher research, and culturally responsive research methods at both the doctoral and master’s levels. She has also assisted in forging new educational partnerships between the College of Educational Studies at Chapman University with New Zealand and Cambodia. A former elementary school principal, Suzanne enjoys working in the community with partners in democratic civic engagement. Her current project is with Padres Unidos representing over
1, 000 parent volunteers from the Santa Ana Unified School District who attend classes at Chapman in parent education facilitated by parent leaders.

Scholarly Research Interests:

Culturally responsive and socially responsible research methodologies.

Publications:

SooHoo, S., Nevin, A. & Berryman, M. (Eds) (2013). Culturally responsive and socially responsible research methodologies. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group.

Monzo, L. & SooHoo, S. (2012). A wink or a nod, Mr. President? A call for the president’s consideration of race. In L. Monzo (Ed) Hope for Audacity. NY: Peter Lang

Berryman, M., SooHoo, S. & Woller, P. (2011). Leading pedagogy: Promoting school reform through teacher leadership and the implementation of a culturally responsive pedagogy of relations. In A. Normore (Ed), The Development, Preparation, and Socialization of Leaders of Learning-Learners of Leadership: A Global Perspective. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group.

SooHoo, S. (2010).  Paulo: I am here. In T. Wilson, P. Park, P. & A. Colon-Muniz (Eds.), Memories of Paulo. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Colon-Muniz, A., SooHoo, S., & Brignoni, E. (2010). Language, culture and dissonance: a study course for globally minded teachers with possibilities for catalytic transformation. Teaching Education. 21(1), 61-74.

Colon-Muniz, A., Brady, J., & SooHoo, S. (2010). What do graduates say about multicultural teacher education? Issues in Teacher Education. 19 (1), 85-109.

SooHoo, S. (2009). Examining the invisibility of girl-to-girl bullying in the schools: A call to action. International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, a publication of the University of Calgary Press, volume 13.

Garii, B. & SooHoo, S. (2008). Hidden in plain sight: The invisibility of homophobic harassment and girl-on-girl bullying in schools. Excelsior, 3(1), 82-101.

SooHoo, S. & Strople, C. (2006) Politics, pragmatics and passion: Three markers on the teacher research journey. Scholarly Partnerships Edu.

SooHoo, S. (2006). Talking leaves: Narratives of difference. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press.

SooHoo, S. (2004). We change the world by doing nothing. Teacher Education Quarterly, 31(1), 199-211.

Chapman University Social Justice Consortium with Suzanne SooHoo. (Eds.) (2004). Essays on urban education: Critical consciousness, collaboration and the self. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press.


Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Berryman, M., SooHoo, S., & Nevin, A. (2013). The confluence. In Berryman, M., SooHoo, S., & Nevin, A. (Eds), Culturally responsive methodologies. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group, 389-408.
Berryman, M., SooHoo, S., & Nevin, A. (2013). Culturally responsive methodologies from the margins. In Berryman, M., SooHoo, S., & Nevin, A. (Eds), Culturally responsive methodologies. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group, 1-31.
Berryman, M., SooHoo, S., & Nevin, A. (Eds) (2013). Culturally responsive methodologies. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group.
Monzo, L. & SooHoo, S. (2012). A wink or a nod, Mr. President? A call for the president’s consideration of race. In L. Monzo (Ed) Hope for Audacity. NY: Peter Lang
Berryman, M., SooHoo, S. & Woller, P. (2011). Leading pedagogy: Promoting school reform through teacher leadership and the implementation of a culturally responsive pedagogy of relations. In A. Normore (Ed), The Development, Preparation, and Socialization of Leaders of Learning-Learners of Leadership: A Global Perspective. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Group.
SooHoo, S. (2010). Paulo: I am here. In T. Wilson, P. Park, P. & A. Colon-Muniz (Eds.), Memories of Paulo. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
Monzo, L. & SooHoo, S. (2010) A wink or a nod, Mr. President? A call for the president’s consideration of race. scholarlypartnershipsedu, 5(1).
Colon-Muniz, A., SooHoo, S., & Brignoni, E. (2010). Language, culture and dissonance: a study course for globally minded teachers with possibilities for catalytic transformation. Teaching Education. 21(1), 61-74.
Colon-Muniz, A., Brady, J., & SooHoo, S. (2010). What do graduates say about multicultural teacher education? Issues in Teacher Education.19 (1), 85-109.