Clinical Assistant Professor
DOE Liaison for Alternative Certification Programs
School of Education
- @New York City
163 William Street 11th Floor
New York City
Mon (by appointment)
Tue (by appointment)
Dr. Wiggins has nearly 25 years of experience as an educator. She bridges research and practice by exploring the triumphs and challenges of community-based youth organizations as educational spaces.
EdD , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, PA , 2013
Educational & Organizational Leadership
M.Ed. , Temple University , Philadelphia, PA , 1999
BA , Swarthmore College , Swarthmore, PA , 1992
English & Education
Medina, J. C., Baldridge, B. J. & Wiggins, T. G. (2020, March). Critical Reflections on Tensions in Authentic Youth-Adult Partnerships. At Our Best: Building Youth-Adult Partnerships in Out-of-School Time Settings. Charlotte, NC, United States: Information Age Publishing.
Matloff-Nieves, S., Wiggins, T. G., Fuqua, J., Ragonese, M., Pullano, S. & Brender, G. (2018). Returning to Responsive Youth Work in New York City. SAGE Handbook of Youth Work Practice. Los Angeles, CA, United States: SAGE Reference.
Wiggins, T. G. (2020, April). AERA Annual Meeting. Critical Reflections on Tensions in Authentic Youth-Adult Partnerships. American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA
Wiggins, T. G. (2017, April). AERA Annual Meeting. The Role and Influence of Friendships In the Educational Achievement of Adolescent Males In A Community-Based Educational Space. American Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX
Wiggins, T. G., Bornstein, J. & Grant, K. (2016, April). PA-NAME Conference. Continuing the Craft: Reflecting on the Process to Prepare Tomorrow's Teachers. National Association of Multicultural Education-Pennsylvania Chapter
Youth-generated social capital, Community-based educational spaces beyond the school
American Educational Research Association
The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.
National Association of Multicultural Education
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
Future Educators Association [Faculty Advisor]
Kenan Fund for Scholarly Research
Future Educators Association
School of Education Adolescent Program Committee
School of Education Faculty Affairs Committee
Director of School Partnerships Search Committee