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Patti Lather to keynote 3rd Annual Qualitative Research Conference

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
University News Service
December 2, 2014

Patti Lather
Patti Lather

Texas State University will host the third annual Texas State Qualitative Research Conference 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 6 at the LBJ Student Center on campus.

The event is free and open to the public.

The conference will feature a number of informal breakout sessions and a keynote speech by Patti Lather, professor emeritus at Ohio State University, during the morning session. She has taught qualitative research, feminist methodology and gender and education at Ohio State since 1988. She is the author of four books, Getting Smart: Feminist Research and Pedagogy With/in the Postmodern (1991 Critics Choice Award), Troubling the Angels: Women Living with HIV/AIDS, co-authored with Chris Smithies (1998 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title), Getting Lost: Feminist Efforts Toward a Double(d) Science (2008 Critics Choice Award) and Engaging (Social) Science: Policy from the Side of the Messy (2010, 2011 Critics Choice Award).

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology; Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Office of the Provost; Graduate Organization for Leadership Development in School Improvement; American Association of University Women and the International Journal of Leadership Education.

More information and registration for the conference can be found at