Charlotte Jacobs

About Charlotte E. Jacobs, Ph.D.

Dr. Jacobs’ research interests focus on issues of identity development and gender in education concerning adolescent girls of color, teacher education and diversity, and youth participatory action research. Dr. Jacobs earned her doctorate in Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education from the University of Pennsylvania, has an M.Ed. in Middle School Humanities from Lesley University, and a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish Literature & Language from Columbia University. Currently, Dr. Jacobs is an Associate Director of the Independent School Teaching Residency program at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Dr. Jacobs is also the Executive Director of the Girls Justice League, a non-profit organization supporting the social, educational, and economic rights of girls in Philadelphia. Dr. Jacobs recently co-authored the book Teaching Girls: How Teachers and Parents Can Reach Their Brains and Hearts.

Supporting Girls in Living Their Best Lives: Development Beyond the Classroom

When thinking about what works for girls in schools, one thing to keep in mind is that girls are not simply students in a classroom. They are complex, multi-dimensional beings who bring with them multi-layered [...]

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