D. Scott Tharp, PhD ’18

D. Scott Tharp, 2018 graduate of UIC's College of Education, publishes his first book.

D. Scott Tharp, who earned his PhD in 2018 from UIC's College of Education, published his first book, "Doing Social Justice Education: A Practitioner's Guide for Workshops and Structured Conversations." The book provides a comprehensive introduction to the planning, design, and facilitation of social justice experiences, grounding readers in relevant theory, taking into account participants' prior understandings of issues of race and privilege, institutional environment and campus climate, and the facilitator's positionality. It provides guidance on defining outcomes and developing content and exercises to achieve workshop goals. More information about this book is available on the publishers website: https://styluspub.presswarehouse.com/browse/book/9781642670370/Doing-Social-Justice-Education .