PROFESSIONAL PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS


McQuillan, P.J.  (2001).  Concentrated Poverty and Educational Opportunity: An Examination of One Urban School District.  Paper presented at the Symposium on School Poverty sponsored by the Independence Institute, Golden, CO.

McQuillan, P.J.  (2001).  High-Stakes Accountability: Examining Some Assumptions.  Session organized for the Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound National Conference, Denver, CO.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (2001).  The Assumptions of School Accountability: A Challenge to Prevailing Wisdom from an Urban High School.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, Seattle, WA.

McQuillan, P.J. & Englert, K.S.  (2000). The Return to Neighborhood Schools, Concentrated Poverty, and Educational Opportunity: An Examination of Some Issues.  Paper presented at The End of School Desegregation? Conference, School of Law, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (2000).  The Tensions and Promise of Student Empowerment.   Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

*Meacham, S. & McQuillan, P.J.  (2000).  African American and Latino Coalitions: Collaborating for Greater Equity.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

McQuillan, P.J.  (2000).  Cross-Cultural Miscommunication and Educational Opportunity in the United States.  Paper presented at 5th Annual Chancellorís Diversity Summit.  University of Colorado at Boulder, March.

*McQuillan, P.J. & Donato, R.  (1999).  Learning From History or Repeating History: A Preliminary Examination of the Return to Segregated Schools.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Allen, B.J. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1998).  Rethinking University Service.  Paper presented at ëBeyond the Choirí: Third Annual Chancellorís Diversity Summit, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

Donato, R. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1997).  Latino School Resegregation.  Paper presented at The Latino Civil Rights Crisis, a research conference sponsored  by the Harvard Civil Rights Project and the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute, Los Angeles, December.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1997).  Student-Teacher Interaction as Cross-Cultural Miscommunication.  Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, Washington, D.C.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1997).  Participatory Action Research.  Invited presentation for the Bilingual Special Education Summer Institute, BUENO Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

McQuillan, P.J., Miramontes, O., Ramirez, A., & Border, L.  (1997).  Rethinking Scholarship, Service, and Tenure: Some Tensions and Possibilities.  Paper presented at the University of Colorado Systemwide Diversity Conference, Denver, CO.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1997).  Students and Power: Formal Nonentities, Informal Magnates.  Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting, Seattle, WA.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1996).  Media Representations of Educational Opportunity in an Urban American High School: A Cultural Analysis.  Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1996).  Individualism and Educational Opportunity: Reconsidering a Cultural Taken-for-Granted.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, New York, NY.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1996).  The Role of Culture in School Reform.  Invited presentation for The Bertram Morris Colloquim on Social Philosophy.  Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1995).  Knowing and Empowerment.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA.  (This paper was also selected to be part of  VirtCon II, the second annual AERA "virtual conference.")

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1994).  Experiential Learning as a Metaphor for Promoting a Shared Vision in School Reform.  Paper presented at the Association for Experiential Education Meeting, Austin, TX.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1994).  Ritual Reaffirmation of Individualism in High School Assemblies.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1993).  Issues in School Reform and Restructuring.  Lecture delivered to the University of Colorado at Boulder chapter of the Phi Delta Kappan Society, August 31.

*Muncey, D.E. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1991).  Ethnographic Complexity and Public Policy Formulation: Is Ignorance Bliss?  Paper presented at American Anthropological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.

*McQuillan, P.J. & Muncey, D.E.  (1991).  Incorporating Action and Belief into School-based Reform.  Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.

*McQuillan, P.J. & Muncey, D.E.  (1991).  School-Within-a-School Restructuring and Faculty Divisiveness: Examples from a Study of the Coalition of Essential Schools.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.

*Muncey, D.E. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1991).  The Meeting of Many Worlds: Professional Development Activities in a Grassroots Educational Reform Movement.  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, Chicago, IL.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1991).  Qualitative Research in Education.  An invited presentation at the University of Southern Maine, May.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1990).  Using Ethnography to Promote School Change.  An invited presentation at the University of Massachusetts at Boston, Center for Secondary Education, October.

*Muncey, D.E. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1990).  Some Observations on the Possibility of Major Restructuring in American Schools: An Ethnographic Perspective.  Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1989).  The Tensions of University Intervention in Secondary Education.  Paper presented at the Northeastern Anthropological Association Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

*McQuillan, P.J. & Muncey, D.E.  (1989).  What Are Data?  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

*McQuillan, P.J. & Muncey, D.E.  (1989).  Researchers and Practitioners: Working Together to Create and Document Change.  Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting, Santa Fe, NM.

*Muncey, D.E. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1989).  "Why Change?"  Secondary School Teachers and Educational Reform.  Paper presented at the American Anthropological Association Meeting, Washington, D.C.

*Muncey, D.E. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1989).  Educational Reform as Religious Revitalization.  Paper presented at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1988).  Differential Constructions of Reality: Students and Teachers in Negotiation.  Paper presented at the Northeastern Anthropological Association Meeting, Albany, NY.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1988).  The Convergence of Two Worlds: Taking the Ivory Towers to the Trenches.  Paper presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology Meeting, Tampa, FL.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1988).  Integrating the Computer into the Curriculum: Some Gender, Socioeconomic, and Pedagogical Considerations.  Paper presented to the Northwest Regional Consortium for the Improvement of Math and Science Teaching, North Adams State College, North Adams, MA.

*Muncey, D.E. & McQuillan, P.J.  (1988).  Student Response to Educational Reform: Empowerment and the Negotiation of Change. Paper presented at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

*McQuillan, P.J.  (1987).  The Effects of Developing Computer Software on University Pedagogy.  Paper presented at the Northeastern Anthropological Association Meeting, Amherst, MA.

McQuillan, P.J.  (1985).  Mass Communication, Community, and Cooperation: A Sociocultural Interpretation of Live Aid.  Paper presented at the Conference on Live Aid and the Famine in Africa, The New School for Social Research, New York, NY, November.

(*designates peer-reviewed papers)