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Faculty

Susan K Birden

Professor
(716) 878-4303
Campus Address: Bacon Hall 122

EDUCATION        
  • Ph.D., Philosophical, Historical, and Social Foundations of Education
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • M.B.A, Business Administration,
  • Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK    
  • M. Mus., Music 
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • B. Mus.,  Music
  • University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK                           
AWARDS & HONORS
  • Invited Speaker, 2015, Buffalo State Honors Convocation.
  • Presidential Address, Society for Educating Women, 2011.
  • Keynote Speaker, Oklahoma Educational Studies, Association, 2011.
  • Fellowship for Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2002-2003.
COURSES OFFERED
  • ADE 605 – Foundations of Adult Education (SUNY— Buffalo State College)
  • ADE 610 – Methods of Adult Education (SUNY— Buffalo State College)
  • ADE 640 – Human Resource Development (SUNY— Buffalo State College)
  • ADE 655 – Diversity Issues in Adult Education (SUNY— Buffalo State College)               
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS & EXPERTISE 
  • Theory and Practice of Adult Education; Philosophical, Historical, and Social Foundations of Education; Multicultural Education; Gender Studies
CURRENT COLLABORATIVE SERVICE & INVOLVEMENT
  • Co-Director (2011-present). SUNY Buffalo State, Global Book Hour. Buffalo, NY.
  • Consultant and Long-Term Volunteer (2012-present). Fundación Alternativa. Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Co-Director of the 2015 National Conference for Equity and Social Justice, March 7, 2015.
  • Editorial Board (2012 – present), Journal of Thought.
  • Editorial Board (2011- present), Educational Studies. 
  • Editorial Board (2011- present), Educating Women. 
  • Editorial Board for Journal of Philosophy and History of Education, 2010 - present.
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Birden, S.  (2005).  Rethinking sexual identity in education.  Lanham, MD:  Rowman & Littlefield, Publishers, Inc.
  • Birden, S.  (2011).  “Aesthetic disclosure”:  An educator rethinks confession.  Journal of thought, 46, Spring/Summer. 
  • Birden, S.  (2010).  Re-imagining classroom confessions:  Aesthetic self-fashioning and rhetorical agency.  Journal of philosophy and history of education, 60, 81.
  • Birden, S.  (2004).  Theorizing a coalition-engendered education: The case of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective’s body education.  Adult Education Quarterly, 54(4), 257.
  • Birden, S.  (2004).  The growth metaphor revisited:  Activist education as rhizome.  Journal of thought, 39(3), 99. 
  • Birden, S.  (2003). Critical and postmodern challenges for education. Adult education theories:  A primer.  Columbus, OH: Center on Education and Training for Employment, 392.  
  • Birden, S.  (2002). Teaching with “attitude”:  Coming to grips with the truths and consequences of ignoring sexual diversity in schools.”  Educational foundations, 16(4), 53. 
  • Birden, S. (2002)  Re-thinking resistance:  On Welch and Foucault.  Philosophy of education yearbook 2002.  Champagne-Urbana, IL:  Philosophy of Education Society and the University of Illinois. 
  • Birden, S., Gaither, L.L., and Laird, S.  (2000).  The struggle over the text:  Compulsory heterosexuality and educational policy.  Educational policy, 14(5), 638.

Adult Education

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Bacon Hall 122
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-4303 •  Fax: (716) 878-5833

adulteducation@buffalostate.edu