Teacher preparation and socialization
Ph.D., Arizona State University
Professor Gair completed her Ph.D. in Leadership & Policy Studies with an emphasis in the Foundations of Education at Arizona State University before joining the faculty of St. Francis College. Her academic and teaching interests also include Sociology of Education, Anthropology, Critical Theory, and Visual Ethnography. Drawing on her dissertation work (Socrates Never Took Attendance: The Functioning of Hidden Curricula in a Teacher Preparation Program), Marina's current research agenda focuses on the professional socialization of preservice teachers, specifically investigating the ways in which elements of hidden curricula function in teacher training practice.