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Shanti Elliott

Shanti Elliott

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education
English Teacher, Francis Parker School


Biography

Shanti Elliott is the director of civic engagement at Francis Parker School in Chicago, and co-leads the Teachers’ Inquiry Project. In addition to teaching English at the high school level for many years, she has taught English and comparative literature with a focus on Arabic and Russian literatures at University of California-Berkeley and at Northwestern. Her new book, Playing with Power: Experiments in Democratic Education, will be published by Teacher’s College Press in 2015.

Elliott has published in journals such as Schools, Folklore Forum, Russian Review and Volonterstvo and has consulted with numerous schools, districts and organizations on civic education.


Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
PhD, Comparative Literature University of California-Berkeley
BA, MA, Comparative Literature University of California-Berkeley


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