Invited Articles and Op-Eds
Patel, L. (Feb 3, 2021). When college graduates participate in a white supremacist riot. Beacon Broadside.
Patel, L (May 22, 2019). The SAT’s Adversity Score is a Poor Fix for a Problematic Test. The Conversation. (reprinted in 14 other outlets). https://theconversation.com/the-sats-new-adversity-score-is-a-poor-fix-for-a-problematic-test-117363
Patel, L. (June 26, 2018). Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of All Children after Tumultuous Weeks in Immigration Policy. Teachers College Press News & Press.
Chadwick, J. A., Patel, L., & Lindblom, K. (2018). Educational Leaders Discuss the Essence of Leadership. English Journal, 107(4), 13-19.
Patel, L. (2018). On leadership, learning, and leading. The English Journal http://www.ncte.org/library/NCTEFiles/Resources/Journals/EJ/1074-mar2018/EJ1074Educational.pdf
Patel, L. (2015). The absolution of racism on college campuses. Beacon Broadside. Available: http://www.beaconbroadside.com/broadside/2015/12/the-absolution-of-racism-on-college-campuses.html
Patel, L. (2015) Immigration, nationalist narratives, and decolonization. Decolonization, Indigeneity, Education, and Society, available: https://decolonization.wordpress.com/2015/09/17/nationalist-narratives-immigration-and-coloniality/
Patel, L. (2014). Disentangling radical love from narcissistic love. The Feminist Wire. Available: http://thefeministwire.com/2014/05/disentangling-radical-love-narcissism/
Patel, L. (2021). No study without struggle: Confronting settler colonialism in higher education. Beacon Press.
Patel, L. (2015). Decolonizing educational research: From ownership to answerability. Routledge: NY.
Patel, L. (2013). Youth held at the border: Immigration, education and the politics of inclusion. Teachers College Press: New York, NY.
Stevens, L. P., & Bean, T. W. (2007). Critical literacy: Context, research and practice in the K-12 classroom. New York: Sage.
Vadeboncoeur, J., & Stevens, L. P. (Eds). (2005). Reconstructing the ‘adolescent’: Sign, symbol, and body. New York: Peter Lang.
Patel, L. (2021). Social categories and the differences within: A theoretical call for dynamic analyses. International Journal for Qualitative Studies in Research. DOI: 10.1080/09518398.2021.1982046
McNeill, O., Patel, L., Love, B., & Stovall, D. O. (2021). "No trifling matter:" A kitchen-table talk on abolition and fugitivity. Equity and Excellence in Education. 54:2, 112-120
Patel, L. (2021). A gathering of the three r’s: Resistance, refusal, and refuge. The High School Journal
Patel, L. (2021). The politics of affect in literacy research. Reading Research Quarterly.
Patel, L. (2021). Literacy and equity: Reading the fault lines of racialized inequity. Language Arts
Patel, L. (2020). Epilogue: (re)membering and witnessing youth knowledge. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 33:1, 130-133.
Patel, L. (2019). The SAT adversity score: A poor fix for a problematic fix. ReThinking Schools, Summer 2019
Patel, L. (2019). Fugitive practices: Learning in a settler colony. Educational Studies (55, 3) 253-261.
Patel, L. (2019). Qualitative research and literacy. Research in the Teaching of English,
Patel, L. (2018). Immigrant populations and sanctuary schools. Journal of Literacy Research, 50(4), 524-529.
Frederick, R., & Patel, L. (2018). Unsettling voyeurism through art and dialogue. Carrie Mae Weems: Catalogue. Boston College, Newton, MA
Sandwick, T., Fine, M., Greene, A. C., Stoudt, B & Torre, M. E. with Patel, L. (2018). Promise and provocation: Humble reflections on critical participatory research for social policy. Urban Education, (53) 4, 473-502.
Patel, L., (2017). Walking the Tightrope of Visibility. Bank Street Occasional Paper Series 38. Retrieved from: bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/38
*Sánchez, J.G., & Patel, L. (2017). Growing up tested: Teachers’ lived experiences of testing as students. Peabody Journal of Education, 440-444.
Patel, L. The ink of citizenship. (2017). Curriculum Inquiry, 47(1), 62-68.
Patel, L, & *Price, A. (2016). The origins, potentials, and limits of racial justice. Critical Ethnic Studies, 2(2), 61-81.
Patel, L. (2016). Pedagogies of resistance and survivance: Learning as marronage.
Equity, Excellence & Education, 49(4), 397-401.
Patel, L. (2016). The irrationality of white anti-racism. The English Journal. 106(2), 81-84.
Selected Funded Projects
Study and struggle: The public and private pedagogies of social movements
Spencer Foundation Discretionary Grant. Amount awarded: $75,000
Interrupting the internalization of inequity
Education research service project funded by the American Educational Research Association to provide technical research assistance to two youth development organizations, Youth in Action Rhode Island and Pittsfield Listens, in their work to engage young people in analyzing and interrupting intersectional inequities. Amount awarded: $4650.00
Out of school language learning in culturally based organizations: A youth participatory project
Robert Browne Foundation grant to support youth-led research into out-of-school practices and settings that facilitate learning in multi-ethnic and multi-lingual contexts.
Social locations and intersectionality: A cross-setting collaborative project
Boston College-sponsored competitive collaborative research grant of $93,000 to support, research, and further knowledge about the ways to structure and support educational praxis for migrant and U.S. born youth exploring identity in school and out of school settings.
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