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Emihovich, Catherine



Professor
School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education

College of Education
University of Florida
1215 Norman Hall
PO Box 117049
Gainesville, FL 32611
352-273-4472

cemihovich@coe.ufl.edu

Research Biography

I have a doctorate in educational psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a minor in Anthropology and Education.

My major research interests include race, class and gender equity issues; school-university partnerships; teacher education, and technology in education . I have extensive experience as an evaluation consultant with organizations such as the Getty Foundation, the Educational Testing Service, state and federal agencies, and public school districts.

Degrees

Ph.D. – State University of New York at Buffalo, 1983

M.S. – State University of New York at Buffalo, 1980

B.S. – Syracuse University, 1970

Key Professional Appointments

Dean, College of Education, University of Florida, August, 2002 – 2011.

Professor, Department of Anthropology (affiliated) and School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education, University of Florida, August, 2002 – present

Dean, College of Education, California State University-Sacramento, August, 2000 – July, 2002

Activities & Honors

Discussant for invited panel, “Inspiration in applied educational anthropology,” 71st annual meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Seattle, March, 2011.

Discussant for invited panel, “NCATE Blue Ribbon Report on Clinical Preparation in Teacher Education,” Association of Teacher Educators, Orlando, FL, February, 2011.

Discussant for invited panel, “Teacher education policy in the United States,” American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, February, 2011.

Member, AAA Anthropology and Education Task Force, 2010 – 2013.

Discussant for invited panel, “The End(s) of Culture,” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, November 2010.

Member, NCATE Blue Ribbon Panel on Clinical Preparation in Teacher Education, Jan-May, 2010.

Discussant, AERA symposium, April, 2010.

Member, Editorial Board of the American Educational Research Journal – Section on Social and Institutional Analysis, 2008 – 2014.

Delegate Leader, People to People Ambassadors Program to China, September 9 – 21, 2007.

Member, Anthropology and Education Commission, American Anthropological Association, 2006 – 2009.

Presenter, “Structured Abstracts in Education Research, Workshop for the National Research Council: Washington, DC, January 7, 2005.

Grants

Dunn, B., Emihovich, C., Julian, D., & Koroly, M.J. (2010). “Science for Life: Enhancing undergraduate and pre-collegiate students’ experiences in the life sciences.” Howard Hughes Medical Institute, $1.2 million.

Miller, D., & Emihovich, C. (2010). Evaluation of ‘New Town.’ Jacksonville Children’s Commission, Jacksonville, FL, $180,958.

Miller, D. & Emihovich, C. (2009). Needs assessment and evaluation. Jacksonville Children’s Commission, Jacksonville, FL., $111,000.

Duran, R., Emihovich, C., Dunn, B., & Julian, D. (2006). “Science for Life: Enhancing undergraduate and pre-collegiate students’ experiences in the life sciences,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute, $1.5 million.

Selected Publications

Emihovich, C., Dana, T., Vernetson, T., & Colon, E. (2011). Changing standards, changing needs: The gauntlet of teacher education reform. In P.M. Early, D.G. Imig, & N.M. Michelli (Eds.), Teacher education policy in the United States (pp. 47-75). New York: Routledge.

Emihovich, C. (2005). Fire and ice: Activist ethnography in the culture of power. Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 36(4), 305-314.

Dana, N. F., & Emihovich, C. (2004). Actualizing a culture of engaged scholarship in the College of Education at the University of Florida. Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 10(1), 29-46.