Tuck to Join Department of Social Justice Education at OISE, Toronto

Soon, Eve Tuck will join the department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto as Associate Professor of Critical Race and Indigenous Studies.

Previously, Tuck was Associate Professor of Educational Studies and Coordinator of Native American Studies at State University of New York at New Paltz.

She is thrilled to be joining this vibrant intellectual and political community.


From the department chair, Abigail Bakan: 

I am very pleased to inform you that Dr. Eve Tuck will be joining the Department of SJE as of July 1, 2015, as Associate Professor in the area of Critical Race/Indigenous Studies in Education.

Dr. Tuck received her Ph.D. in 2008 in Urban Education at The Graduate Center, The City University of New York.  The title of her dissertation was “Gateways and Get-aways: Urban Youth, School Pushout and the GED.” She is currently Associate Professor of Educational Foundations, and Coordinator of Native American Studies, at State University of New York at New Paltz. Her publications include, with K. W. Yang, eds., Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change (2014); and, with M. Smith, A.M. Guess, T. Benjamin and B.K Jones, “Geotheorizing Black/Land: Contestations and Contingent Collaborations”, Departures in Critical Qualitative Research (2014). She was recently named William T. Grant Foundation Scholar, adding to a list of prestigious awards, including an Early Career Award from the Committee on Scholars of Color in Education of the American Educational Research Association (2014), a Ford Foundation Diversity Postdoctoral Fellowship (2011-2012), the Outstanding Book of the Year Award from the Qualitative Research SIG of AERA (2013), and a Critics Choice Book Award (2013) from the American Educational Studies Association. Dr. Tuck is Unangax, a member of the Tribal Government of St. Paul Island, in Alaska.

This is excellent news for our department. Please welcome Dr. Tuck to this new position, joining and contributing to our outstanding faculty, students and staff.