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Vialogues features research of UW-Madison's McKinney de Royston

August 02, 2018

A new Vialogues video features UW-Madison’s Maxine McKinney de Royston discussing an article she co-authored and that appeared in the Teachers College Record.

McKinney de Royston is an assistant professor with the School of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction

McKinney de Royston on VialoguesVialogues is a community of learners that center discussion through video. The article was titled, "He's More Like a 'Brother' Than a Teacher": Politicized Caring in a Program for African American Males."

Positive student-teacher relationships are known to benefit students' experiences in school and academic success, but positive student-teacher relationships are not the norm for African-American male students. In the article, McKinney de Royston researches what characterizes teacher-student relationships within all-black, all-male classrooms. 

Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues. Read more from the original Teachers College Record article here.

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