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Sherry Marx

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School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Associate Professor, ESL/Multicultural Education/Qualitative Methods

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: EDUC 341
DialPhone: 435-797-2227
SendEmail: sherry.marx@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction, (ESL Education & Multicultural Education), , University of Texas, 2001
: Turning a Blind Eye to Racism No More: Naming Whiteness and Racism with Pre-Service Teachers Working with English Language Learners of Color.
Other, Teaching, (Teaching Certificate: Secondary English/Language Arts & English as a Second Language (ESL)), University of Louisville, 1997
BA, Major in English, Hanover College, 1989


Teaching Interests

Qualitative Research Multicultural Education ESL Education

Research Interests

Qualitative Research with a strong narrative style. Issues related to race, racism, Latinos, Whites, in the education setting.

Awards

Researcher of the Year, 2017

TEAL

Teacher of the Year, 2015

TEAL

Nominee Carnegie Professor of the Year, 2014

TEAL

Commencement Escort to CEHS Valedictorian, 2014

CEHS

Winner Paper with the Best Practical Applications Award, 2013

Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd

Finalist Sage Best Paper Award, 2012

Sage

Fulbright Scholar, 2011

Eötvös Loránd University

Winner of the AERA Division K (Teaching & Teacher Education) Outstanding Contribution to Research , 2008

Nominee for CEHS Researcher of the Year, 2007

Secondary Education

2002 Winner of the AERA Division D Qualitative Methodology Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2002

Winner of the AERA Division G Social Context of Education Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2002


Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Marx, S., (2016). Qualitative Research in STEM Education: Studies of Equity, Access and Innovation. New York: Routledge.. Routledge
    • Marx, S., Housen, M., Tapu, C., (2015). Our International Education: Stories of Living, Teaching, and Parenting Abroad.. *
    • Marx, S., (2006). Revealing the Invisible: Confronting Passive Racism in Teacher Education. New York: Routledge Press. *
    • Book Chapters

    • Marx, S., (2009). “It’s not them; It’s not their fault”: Manifestations of racism in the schooling of Latina/os and ELLs: R. Kubota & A. Lin (Eds.), Race, Culture, and Identities in Second Language Education: Exploring Critically Engaged Practice. . New York: Routledge *
    • Marx, S., (2004). Exploring and Challenging Whiteness and White Racism with White Pre-Service Teachers: .). Identifying Race and Transforming Whiteness in the Classroom. V. Lea & J. Helfand (Eds.) . Peter Lang. *

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Marx, S., Pennington, J., Chang, H., (2017). Introduction to Special Issue Critical Autoethnography in Pursuit of Educational Equity. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 19:1, 1-6. *
        • Marx, S., (2017). Intercultural Manifestations of Racial, Language, and Class Privilege in Schooling: An Autoethnographic Tale. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 19:1, 24-40.
        • Marx, S., Crafting a Discipline-Relevant Pedagogy: A Confessional Tale of Teaching Qualitative Research in the Big Tent. International Review of Qualitative Research
        • Saavedra, C.M, Marx, S., (2016). Schooling as Taming Wild Tongues and Bodies. Journal of Global Studies of Childhood, 6:1, 42-52.
        • Meyer, M., Marx, S., (2014). Engineering dropouts: A qualitative examination of why undergraduates leave engineering. . Journal of Engineering Education, 103:4, 23.
        • Marx, S., Saavedra, C.M, (2014). Understanding the epistemological divide in ESL education: What we learned from a failed university-school district collaboration. Urban Education, 49:4
        • Marx, S., Byrnes, D.A, (2012). Multicultural School Climate Inventory. Current Issues in Education, 15:3, 1-15.
        • O'Reily, K., Paper, D., Marx, S., (2012). Demystifying Grounded Research. Organizational Research Methods, 15:2, 247–262.
        • Marx, S., Larson, L., (2012). Taking off the Colorblind Glasses: Recognizing and Supporting Latina/o Students in a Predominantly White School: Education Administration Quarterly. Educational Administration Quarterly/SAGE Publications, 48:2, 259-303.
        • O'Reily, K., Marx, S., (2011). Electronic Word-of-Mouth (eWOM): Pathfinders: Young, Savvy, and Technical. Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal14, 3.
        • Marx, S., Pray, L., (2011). Living and Learning in Mexico: Developing Empathy for ELLs through Study Abroad. Race Ethnicity and Education, 14:4, doi: 507-535
        • Pray, L., Marx, S., (2010). ESL Teacher Education Abroad and at Home: A Cautionary Tale. The Teacher Educator, 45:3, 216-229.
        • Johnson, C., Marx, S., (2009). Transformative Professional Development: A Model for Urban Science Education Reform. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 20:2, 113-134.
        • Ko, Y., Marx, S., (2008). An Examination of Technology Use in the ESL Classroom. Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education, 11:1, 159-181.
        • Marx, S., (2008). Not Blending In: Latino Students in a Predominantly White School. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences,, 30:1, 69-88.
        • Marx, S., (2008). Popular White teachers of Latina/o Kids: The strengths of personal experiences and the limitations of Whiteness. Urban Education, 43:1, 29-67.
        • Marx, S., (2004). Regarding Whiteness: Exploring and Intervening in the Effects of Racism in Teacher Education.. Equity & Excellence in Education, 37:1, 31-43.
        • Marx, S., (2003). Entanglements of Altruism, Whiteness, and Deficit Thinking: White Preservice Teachers Working with Urban Latinos. Educators for Urban Minorities, 2:2, 41-56.
        • Marx, S., Pennington, J., (2003). Pedagogies of Critical Race Theory: Experimentations with White Pre-Service Teachers. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 16:1, 91-110.
        • Marx, S., (2003). Reflections on the State of Critical White Studies.. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 16:1, 3-5. *
        • Marx, S., (2000). An Exploratory Study of the Attitudes of Mainstream Pre-Service Teachers towards English Language Learners. Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education, 5:1, 207-221.
        • Professional Journal

        • Meyer, M., Marx, S., (2015). How an excited student became a “washout”: What can we learn from engineering dropouts who succeed in other fields? . Prism: American Society of Engineering *

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - Literary Journal

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - MultiMedia

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Technical Reports

              * Has not been peer reviewed

              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  * Has not been peer reviewed

                  Scheduled Teaching

                  TEAL 6545 - Research for Classroom Teachers, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6545 - Research for Classroom Teachers, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6735 - Systems of Language and Literacy for English Language Learners, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 6735 - Systems of Language and Literacy for English Learners, Spring 2017

                  TEAL 4710 - Language and Cultural Diversity in Education, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 6545 - Research for Classroom Teachers, Fall 2016

                  TEAL 6730 - Educational Linguistics, Spring 2016

                  EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Spring 2016

                  TEAL 4710 - Language and Cultural Diversity in Education, Fall 2015

                  EDUC 6550 - Research for Classroom Teachers, Fall 2015

                  EDUC 7780 - Qualitative Methods II, Spring 2015

                  TEAL 4710 - Language and Cultural Diversity in Education, Fall 2014

                  EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Fall 2014

                  EDUC 7780 - Qualitative Methods II, Spring 2014

                  Honors Project on ESL Math Education, Fall 2013

                  TEAL 4710 - Language and Cultural Diversity in Education, Fall 2013

                  EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Fall 2013

                  Independent Study on Action Research, Spring 2013

                  EDUC 7780 - Qualitative Methods II, Spring 2013

                  TEAL 4710 - Language and Cultural Diversity in Education, Fall 2012

                  EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Fall 2012

                  TEAL 4710 - Language and Cultural Diversity in Education, Fall 2010

                  EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Fall 2010


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Isaiah Jones, August 2016
                  Alex Hildebrand, August 2016 - March 2017
                  Angie Minnichielo, Engineering Education, April 2013 - April 2016
                  Patty Norman, Other, March 2013 - March 2016
                  Stacie Gregory, Engineering Education, June 2013 - April 2015
                  Glori Smith, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, January 2013 - April 2015
                  Dinah Scott, Other, April 2011 - June 2013
                  Dennis Heaton, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, January 2004 - December 2012
                  Ronda Bicmore, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, January 2002 - December 2012
                  Troy Hunt, March 2010 - June 2011
                  Jackie Maldonado, August 2009 - April 2011
                  Judy Wright, 2010
                  Zanjay Avery, Engineering & Technology Education, September 2007 - December 2009
                  Juanjuan Zhu, March 2008 - March 2009
                  Brenda Lewis, September 2006 - April 2007
                  Duane Runyan, September 2006 - April 2007
                  Jodie Spendlove, September 2005 - April 2007
                  Curtis Waite, January 2006 - December 2006
                  Christine Labrum, August 2004 - April 2006
                  Blair Powell, 2005
                  Jennie Taylor, January 2004 - December 2004