Katherine L Clonan-Roy (Katie)
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 Title: Assistant Professor
 Dept: Curriculum & Foundations
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 Email: k.clonanroy@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. , Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Education, Adolescent Development, Positive Youth Development, Gender, Sexuality, Girlhood, Resistance, Resilience, Critical Consciousness, Ethnography
 
Education:
Ph.D., Education, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
M.A.T., Secondary Science Education, American University, 2011
B.A., Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies / Spanish, The Ohio State University, 2009
 
Brief Bio:
Katie Clonan-Roy is an Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University, in the College of Education and Human Service¿s Department of Curriculum and Foundations.

Katie's research focuses on the intersections of education, adolescent development, and gender and sexuality studies. Katie¿s current work takes on intersectional and critical perspectives in examining the development of critical literacy in after school spaces for girls, the inclusion and responsivity of sex education curricula of/to sexual and gender minority youth, and the preparation and education of equity-focused teachers.

Katie is also a member of the THRiVE Research Collaborative at CSU with Dr. Kimberly Fuller (Social Work), Dr. Elizabeth Goncy (Psychology), and Dr. Shereen Naser (Psychology). The THRiVE Research Collaborative is an interdisciplinary team of researchers, who seek to enhance the health and wellbeing of children, adolescents, and young adults through understanding how intersecting systems impact healthy development for youth. THRiVE achieves its mission by utilizing qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, centering data sharing with communities, and actively working to include youth voice in all of the Collaborative¿s work. THRiVE is invested in contributing to CSU's role as an urban community collaborator in enhancing the well-being of youth and young adults.
 
Honors and Awards:
CSU, Merit Recognition Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research and Teaching (2019)

Penn, Graduate School of Education, Dissertation Passed with Distinction (2016)

Penn, Center for Teaching and Learning, Graduate Fellowship for Teaching Excellence (2015)

American Association of University Women, American Dissertation Fellowship, Alternate (2015)

Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund, Doctoral Dissertation Grant Recipient (2014)

Penn, Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies Department, Leboy-Davies Fellow (2014)

American Association of University Women, Community Action Grant, Alternate (2014)

Penn, Graduate School of Education, Dean's Scholarship (2011)

American University, Robyn Rafferty Mathias Student Research Conference, Best Oral Presentation By a Graduate Student in the Social Sciences (2011)
 
Research Interests:
Intersections of development, education, and gender | sexuality studies; Adolescent identity development; Positive youth development; Adolescent resistance and resilience; Youth activism; Youth diasporic cultures; Girlhood studies; Social foundations of education; Education and social justice; Multicultural education; Women's, gender and sexuality studies; Feminist epistemologies and pedagogies; Emotions, feelings and affect; Latinx studies; Community based participatory research; Ethnographic and qualitative methods.
 
Teaching Areas:
Social Foundations of Education

Education and Social Justice

Qualitative Research Methods

Adolescent Development

Gender and Sexuality Studies
 
Professional Affiliations:
American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Association of Women in Psychology (AWP)

National Association of Multicultural Educators (NAME)

National Women¿s Studies Association (NWSA)
 
Professional Experience:
Colby College, Waterville, ME
Faculty Fellow in the Education Program
August 2016 - August 2017
 
University Service:
CSU, College of Education and Human Services, Dean¿s Diversity Council, Committee Member

CSU, College of Education and Human Services, Doctoral Studies Committee, Committee Member

CSU, Diversity Institute, Associate
 
Research Grants:
Jacobs, C., & Clonan-Roy, K. (2019). Examining the Experiences of Girls of Color in Independent Schools. Research Partnership Award. National Coalition of Girls¿ Schools.

Jacobs, C., & Clonan-Roy, K. (2019). Examining the Experiences of Girls of Color in Independent Schools. Trustees' Council of Penn Women, Faculty Research Fellowship. University of Pennsylvania.

Naser, S., Fuller, K., Goncy, E., & Clonan-Roy, K. (2019). Sexual Health Information Access for Gender Minority Youth. Undergraduate Summer Research Award. Cleveland State University.

Fuller, K., Clonan-Roy, K., Naser, S., & Goncy, E. (2018). Sexual Health Information Access for Sexual Minority Adolescents. Multi-College Interdisciplinary Research Program. Cleveland State University.

Fuller, K., & Clonan-Roy, K. (2018). Sexual Health Information Access for Sexual Minority Individuals. Undergraduate Summer Research Award. Cleveland State University.

Clonan-Roy, K. (2018). High Impact Practices Project. Cleveland State University.