About Gloria J. Ladson-Billings:
Gloria J. Ladson-Billings is an American pedagogical theorist and teacher educator on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin--Madison School of Education and researcher at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. Ladson-Billings is known for her groundbreaking work in the fields of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Critical Race Theory. Ladson-Billings work "The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African-American Children" is a significant text in the field of education.
About Thomas Popkewitz:
Thomas Popkewitz's studies are concerned with the knowledge or systems of reason that govern educational policy and research related to pedagogy and teacher education. His research includes historical, ethnographic, and comparative studies of national educational reforms and the education sciences in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Southern Africa, and the US. Professor Popkewitz has written or edited approximately 30 books and more than 200 articles in journals and as book chapters.