Anne Galletta is an Associate Professor in the College of Education and Human Services at Cleveland State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York. She began her career as a language arts teacher at the middle school level, and later conducted research and provided technical assistance to schools and school districts at the Academy for Educational Development (AED) in New York City. Her research focus is educational change within newly created small public high schools and within desegregated schools, particularly in terms of policy development, classroom practice, and social context. Anne collaborates with community-based organizations and public school systems in conducting research designed to engage educators and the community in school reform as well as contribute to the literature on educational change. She uses a qualitative approach in her research, with particular strengths in ethnography, participatory action research, and oral history.

“Why Are We Doing This?” Questions on Purpose, Structures and Outcomes in Participatory Action Research Engaging Youth and Teacher Candidates. – Anne Galletta, vanessa jones