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  • Adam Foley, Human Development and Family Studies

    Human Development and Family Studies
    Associate Director, Diversity & Inclusion
    University of Delaware
    305 Hullihen Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-8063

    Biography

    ​Dr. Foley is a feminist multicultural sexuality educator and approaches his work from these intersecting theoretical perspectives. He is broadly interested in the social construction of sexuality and the influence it continues to have in our society. This influence encompasses education, social policy, leadership studies, feminist pedagogy, sexual health, reproductive justice, intimate partner violence, the scholarship of teaching and learning, and notions of identity, privilege, and power.

    Degrees

    PH.D., Curriculum & Instruction, Multicultural & International Curriculum Studies, Iowa State University, 2013

    M.A.Ed., Higher Education and Student Affairs, Virginia Polytechnic & State University, 2005

    B.S., Residence Life Studies and Sexual Health Education, University of Minnesota, 2003

    Journal Articles

    • Sexuality education policy implementation in two rural Midwestern school districts. "Sexuality Research and Social Policy." 2015.

    • "Talking about sex(uality) in the classroom: A feminist perspective." Targeted submission to "Feminist Formations." (Presentation).

    • "Feminist pedagogical perspectives from a White male feminist educator." Targeted submission to "Feminist Teacher." (Presentation).

    • The LGBT experience in Iowa. In C. Stewart. (Ed.). Proud Heritage: People, Issues, and Documents of the LGBT Experience. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO. 2014.

    • "Sexuality education policy implementation in two rural midwestern communities: A Case Study." Paper presented at American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 2014.

    • "Sexuality Education Policy Implementation in Two Rural Midwestern Communities: A Comparative Case Study." (Doctoral dissertation). 2013. 

    • My own golden ticket: reflections on the OPE experience. "UMR-ACUHO Newsletter." 2007.

    • Top 10 most important legal cases affecting higher education. "UMR-ACUHO Newsletter." 2006.

    • Creating a baseline for leadership education. "Interchange: Commission for Student Involvement Newsletter," 34(2). 2005.

    • "Leadership Skills of First-Year Students." Unpublished master’s thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia. 2005.

    • Let your advising light shine: Three areas to help you develop as an advisor. "Reslife.net: Leadership Development and Advising." 2004.

    • "Barnard college graduate hall director manual." New York: Barnard College. 2004. 

    • "Barnard college resident assistant manual." New York: Barnard College. 2004.

    Current and Past Courses

    •BHAN/HDFS/WOMS 401: Foundations of Human Sexuality 

    •WOMS 200: Introduction to Sexuality & Gender Studies

    •WOMS 202: Women in Global Context

 

 

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