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Research interests

Topics of research interest include achievement gap, opportunity gap, and educational disparities.

Research interests

  • achievement gap
  • educational disparities
  • opportunity gap

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Research Output 2007 2017

Physical and symbolic violence imposed: The difficult histories of Lesbian, gay and trans-people

Mayo, J. B., Jan 1 2017, Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach. Taylor and Francis, p. 209-221 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

symbolic violence
4 Citations (Scopus)

Adults’ complicity in limiting students’ understanding of sex, gender and sexuality at school

Mayo, J. B., Jan 2 2016, In : Sex Education. 16, 1, p. 105-110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Citation (Scopus)

Research on LGBT issues and queer theory in the social studies

Mayo, J. B., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Social Studies Research. 40, 3, p. 169-171 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

social studies
queer theory

Reciprocity and Relationship: Urban Teacher Preparation Through Partnership

Beaton, J. & Mayo, J. B., Jan 1 2015, Rethinking Social Studies Teacher Education in the Twenty-First Century. Springer International Publishing, p. 225-242 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

study program
social studies
6 Citations (Scopus)

Youth Work in Gay Straight Alliances: Curriculum, Pedagogy, and Activist Development

Mayo, J. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Child and Youth Services. 36, 1, p. 79-93 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

youth work

Fellowships, Honors, and Prizes

Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellows, Fall 2011

J.B. Mayo (Recipient), Jill M Doerfler (Recipient), Amy K Kaminsky (Recipient) & Joseph L Staats (Recipient), Sep 1 2011

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively