Education on Location 2016-2017

Education on Location

Upcoming Events

College of Education and Human Services

2017 Anna Funk Lockey Lecture

"Reversing the “Poor” Thinking on Poverty: How Most Anti-Poverty Initiatives Are Designed to Fail and How to Begin Thinking More Justly"

featuring Dr. Paul C. Gorski

Associate Professor of Integrative Studies at George Mason University and Founder of EdChange and the Multicultural Pavilion

Dr. Paul C. Gorski

DATE:           Wednesday, October 11, 2017

TIME:           7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:15 p.m.)

PLACE:         Biemesderfer Concert Hall, Winter Center

TICKETS:     REQUIRED for this FREE event.


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Paul C. Gorski is an associate professor of Integrative Studies in George Mason University's School of Integrative Studies, where he teaches classes such as Poverty, Wealth, and Inequality; Social Justice Education; Social Justice Consciousness and Personal Transformation; and Contemporary Issues in Social Justice and Human Rights. He recently led the design and development of the new Social Justice and Human Rights undergraduate and graduate programs. Paul is a Senior Research Fellow for the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being and is serving his third term on the board of the International Association for Intercultural Education. He has been an active consultant, presenter, and trainer for nearly twenty years, conducting workshops and providing guidance for schools and community organizations committed to equity and diversity. He created and continues to manage the Multicultural Pavilion, an award winning Web site focused on critical multicultural education. He has published more than 50 articles and eight books, focusing most recently on topics like poverty and educational opportunity, racial equity, and activist resiliency. He also has taught for the University of Virginia, the University of Maryland, Hamline University, and the Humane Society University. He lives in Virginia with his cat, Buster.

Areas of specialty:

  • Equity literacy framework
  • White privilege and racial equity in schools and school districts
  • Poverty and class equity in schools and community organizations
  • Research-based, holistic strategies for addressing achievement (or opportunity) gaps
  • Activist burnout and resiliency
  • Leadership development and the training of trainers for equity and diversity


Anna Funk Lockey '25

Anna Funk Lockey

Anna F. Lockey, Class of 1925, established an endowed lectureship in education at Millersville University in 1987. The purpose of the Lockey Lecture is to bring distinguished speakers to Millersville’s campus to address future teachers, the educational profession, and the community.


2016 - Troy Hutchings, Ph.D.

2015 - Emily A. Greytak, Ph.D.

2014 - Freeman Hrabowski, Ph.D.

2013 - Milton Chen, Ph.D.

2012 - Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D.

2011 - Rachael Simmons

2010 - Temple Grandin, Ph.D.

2009 - William C. Ayres, Ph.D.

2008 - James P. Comer, Ph.D.

2007 - Alfie Kohn

2006 - Martin Haberman, Ph.D.

2005 - William Bennett, Ph.D.

           and Richard Riley, Ph.D.

2004 - Carl Glickman, Ph.D.

2003 - Karima Deane Alavi

2002 - James Loewen, Ph.D.

2001 - Marva Collins

2000 - William Dugger Jr., Ph.D.

1999 - Thomas Sergiovanni

1998 - Jonathan Kozol

1997 - Elliot Eisner

1996 - Jacqueline Jordan Irvine

1995 - Diane Ravitch

1994 - Raul Yzaguirre

1993 - Theodore R. Sizer

1992 - Nel Noddings

1991 - Mary Hatwood Futrell

1990 - Lee S. Shulman

1989 - Albert Shanker

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