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Dr. Toni Sturdivant

Assistant Professor

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Email: Toni.Sturdivant@tamuc.edu

Professional Vita



Research

Peer-Reviewed Journals


Sturdivant, T. D. (2021) Complying and Resisting: A Qualitative Metasynthesis of the Race and Gender Discourses found in the Play of Young Children. Journal of Educational Studies and Multidisciplinary Approaches. 1(2), 85-96. Doi: https://doi.org/10.51383/jesma.2021.10


Sturdivant, T. D. & Alanis, I. (2019). Teaching through culture.  Journal of Multicultural Education, 13(3), 203-214. doi:http://dx.doi.org.libweb.lib.utsa.edu/10.1108/JME-03-2019-0019


Sturdivant, T.D. & Alanis, I. (2020) I’m gonna cook my baby in a pot: Young Black girls racial preferences and play behaviors. Early Childhood Education Journal. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10643-020-01095-9


Sturdivant, T. D. (2020). Sociodramatic play with racially diverse dolls in a child development center. Dimensions of Early Childhood, 48(3) 10-14


Sturdivant, T.D. (forthcoming). She’s Not a Real Princess: A Preschool Teacher’s Journey in Cultural Relevance. Early Years

In-Review


Sturdivant, T.D. (in review). Racial awareness and the politics of play with racially diverse dolls in a preschool classroom. In review by International Journal of Early Childhood


Sturdivant, T.D. (in review). Supporting Positive Racial Identity with Hands-On Math. In review by Teaching Young Children


Book Chapters


Sturdivant, T.D. (forthcoming). Play discourse as an opportunity for social justice action. In O.S. Jarrett, V. L. Stenhouse, M. M. Patte & J.A. Sutterby (Eds.), Play and social justice across systems of inequity. Peter Lang


Other Publications

Sturdivant, T.D. (2021) What I Learned When I Recreated the Famous ‘doll test’ that looked at how Black kids see race. The Conversation.https://theconversation.com/what-i-learned-when-i-recreated-the-famous-doll-test-that-looked-at-how-bla

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Sturdivant, T.D. (2018). Play with Free Stuff: No Batteries Required. NAEYC for Families Website. https://www.naeyc.org/resources/blog/play-free-stuff-no-batteries-required

Sturdivant, T.D. (2016). Forget the Playroom… Take Them Outside. NAEYC for Families Website. http://families.naeyc.org/content/take-them-outside

Sturdivant, T.D. (2015). Science Time Without Spending A Dime. NAEYC for Families Website.http://families.naeyc.org/content/splish-splash-science-time-without-spen

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