Our Faculty

Tanya Wiggins

Clinical Assistant Professor

School of Education

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Buchsbaum House
  • @New York City
    163 William Street 11th Floor
Office Hours
Westchester

11:00am-4:00pm

Office Hours
New York City

Wed (by appointment)

Biography


Dedicated educational leader with over 20 years of experience supporting youth through teaching, professional development, nonprofit leadership and higher education.

Education


EdD , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, PA , 2013
Educational & Organizational Leadership

M.Ed. , Temple University , Philadelphia, PA , 1999
Urban Education

BA , Swarthmore College , Swarthmore, PA , 1992
English & Education

PRESENTATIONS


Wiggins, T. G. (2017, April). AERA Conference. 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

Wiggins, T. G., Bornstein, J. & Grant, K. (2015, April). PA-NAME Conference. Multicultural Education and Urban School Partnerships: Establishing Equitable Relationships.

RESEARCH INTEREST


Youth-generated social capital, Community-based educational spaces beyond the school

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Educational Research Association , January 2013
    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 [Member]
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority [Member]

COLLEGE SERVICE

  • Future Educators Association [Faculty Advisor]

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Kenan Fund for Scholarly Research [Committee Member]
  • Future Educators Association [Faculty Advisor]
  • School of Education Adolescent Program Committee [Committee Member]
  • School of Education Faculty Affairs Committee [Committee Member]
  • Director of School Partnerships Search Committee [Committee Member]
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