Patrick Camangian, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Teacher Education
Patrick Camangian is an assistant professor in the Teacher
Education Department at the University of San Francisco. He was an
English teacher for seven years at Crenshaw High School in Los
Angeles, where he was awarded "Most Inspirational Teacher" by
former mayor Richard Riordan and the school's student
body. Professor Camangian currently volunteers at Mandela High
School in Oakland teaching tenth grade English. He has collaborated
with groups such as California's Association of Raza
Educators, the Education for Liberation national network, and San
Francisco's Teachers 4 Social Justice.
Ph.D., Education, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Communication Studies with and English emphasis, California State University, Los Angeles
Teaching Credential - English Single Subject, Cross Cultural and Academic Development (CLAD) specialization
Critical pedagogy and transformative teaching in urban schools; action research, critical literacy, culturally empowering education, and urban teacher development.
- Single Subject Curriculum and Instruction: Academic Literacy
- Action Research and Service-Learning for Urban Teachers
Camangian, P. (2010). Making people our policy: Grounding
literacy in lives. Journal of
Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
Camangian, P. (2010) Starting with self: Teaching autoethnography
to foster critically caring literacies. Research in the Teaching of English,
Camangian, P. (2009). "Real Talk: Transformative English Teaching
and Urban Youth." In W. Ayers, T. Quinn, D. Stovall (Eds.), Handbook of Social Justice in
Education. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, Inc.
Camangian, P. (2008). "Untempered Tongues: Teaching Performance
Poetry for Social Justice." English Teaching: Practice and
Critique. For Volume 7, Number 2.