Jennifer Morton, UNC-Chapel Hill
What Should a Teacher Believe?
Jennifer Morton is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and a Senior Fellow at the Center for Ethics and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She works in philosophy of education, philosophy of action, moral philosophy, and political philosophy, and her work in the philosophy of education was awarded the American Philosophical Association’s Scheffler Prize. Her first book, Moving Up Without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility, just appeared with Princeton University Press. In her FC talk, she is going to discuss what teachers in high-poverty contexts should believe about their students' potential.
This talk will be hosted on Zoom. For more information, please email Lucy Schwarz.