Rebecca Haslam Assistant Professor of Education; Curriculum & Arts Concentration Coordinator



Ph.D. University of Vermont
M.Ed. Saint Michael’s College
B.A. Saint Michael’s College

Areas of Expertise:
Elementary Education
Social Justice Education
Education and the Arts
Pre-K-6 Social Studies

Courses I Teach:
ED 231 Inquiry and Innovation: Education in the 21st Century
ED 300 Teaching Social Studies and the Arts
GED 509 Integrative Curriculum
GED 678 Heroes, Arts, and Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives
GED 693 Integrating Art, Social Studies, and Language Arts Pre-K-8
GED 526 Addressing Inequity and Bias in the Classroom


Manuscripts in Progress:
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Era of Trump: A Case Study
Examining Outness Among Undergraduate Student Athletes and Non-Athletes Across Gender Identities: An Analysis of Covariance
Exploring Perceptions of Campus Climate among Queer and Trans Undergraduate Students Using Structural Equation Modeling
The “Lifegraph Journal”: Understanding How Students Engage Self-Reflection in a Diversity-Required Undergraduate University Course
An Examination of Social Identity Privilege Among Undergraduate Education Students in Vermont

In the Popular Press
“Someone Like Me: How One State Teacher of the Year Moved From Bias to Equity Literacy” Education Week Teacher Blog
“Checking our Bias at the Door: Centering Our Core Values in the Classroom” Literacy Today, International Literacy Association

Awards & Recognition

2015 Vermont State Teacher of the Year
2018 Vermont NEA Human and Civil Rights Award
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
AERA SIG Research on Women and Education
AERA SIG Postcolonial Studies and Education
AERA SIG Critical Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in Education
National Network of State Teachers of the Year
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Vermont Coalition for Educational Equity
School Reform Initiative