César Rossatto

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César Rossatto

Associate Professor, Teacher Education
Director, Socio-Cultural Foundations of Education (SCFE) Director/Chair

Dr. Rossatto is an expert on: critical pedagogy, critical multiculturalism, social justice, sociology of education, and educational foundations; teaching to university wide professors, graduate students, undergraduate students, principals, and educators in general. He is one of the leaders and directors of the Sociocultural Foundations of Education Unit within the Department of Teacher Education with several junior and senior professors. Duties also include mentoring of junior faculty and enhancement of programs' quality. He is an international lecturer on a variety of topics within critical social analysis of race and sociology of education. He has authored and edited national and international first tier academic books and journals. He has experience fund raising, organizing, and directing successfully four times the: International Conference on Education, Labor and Emancipation. He has a commitment to social justice, activism, dialectic, and dialogical education and praxis. His experience also includes hands-on experience teaching disenfranchised groups in non-traditional settings. He has done extensive work in participatory, quantitative, and qualitative academic research. He is well versed on critical educational theories, critical pedagogy, Paulo Freire's work, critical temporal theory, social context of education, organizational politics, multiculturalism, and urban education, critical race theory, critical theory, global/international education.


  1. Critical Pedagogy and Social Justice
  2. Critical race theory
  3. Current Topics in Multiculturalism
  4. Curriculum Studies,
  5. Deconstruction of whiteness
  6. Diversity in Classroom Settings


  1. Education for the 21st Century Demographic
  2. Global Enterprise & Border Studies
  3. Cross-cutting: U.S. –Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues
  4. Other