Scholar's Hub: Phitsamay Uy



EDD, Harvard University Graduate School of Education, 2011.
Major: Educational experiences of Southeast Asian and immigrant students
Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Communities and Schools
Dissertation Title: The Educational Experiences of Lao and Khmer High School Students: The Influence of Families, Friends, and Teachers on Academic Achievement

BS, Boston College, 1995. Major: Human Resource Management
M.Ed., Boston College, 1996. Major: Elementary Curriculum and Instruction
M.Ed., Harvard University, 2003. Major: Education. Administration, Planning, and Social Policy
Doctoral Coordinator, University of Massachusetts Graduate School of Education. (2012 - Present).
Leadership in Schooling Course and Program Development. (2011 - Present).
Teacher Leader Certificate Course and Program Development. (2011 - Present).
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell Graduate School of Education. (2011 - Present).
Research Associate, Education Development Center, Inc. Boston Science Partnership (BSP),
Broad Institute Evaluation, Massachusetts Technician Collaborative (Mass-TEC). (2005 - 2010).
Instructor in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education. (2008).
Teaching Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Education. (2005 - 2006).
Research Assistant, Harvard University Civil Rights Project. (2004 - 2005). Asian American Studies Instructor, Boston College. (2003 - 2004).
Teaching Fellow, Harvard University Graduate School of Education. (2003 - 2004).
Asian American Studies Instructor, University of Massachusetts Boston. (2001 - 2003).
Teacher Mentor, Massachusetts Institute for New Teachers (MINT). (2001 - 2002).
Development & Administrative Coordinator, Coalition for Asian Pacific American Youth. (2000 - 2002
Literacy Specialist, Devotion Elementary School, Brookline, MA. (2000 - 2002).
Elementary Teacher, International Elementary School, Long Beach, (1997 - 2000)
Special Education Aide, Baker Elementary School, Brookline, MA. (1996 - 1997).
Para-professional, Williams Elementary School, Newton, MA. (1995 - 1996). 

Professional Activites

Professional Memberships

National Association of Multicultural Education. (2011 - Present).
American Educational Research Association. (2002 - Present).

Awards and Honors

Harvard University, James N. Snitzler Scholarship, Harvard University. (2010).
University of Massachusetts Boston, Institute for Asian American Studies Research Fellowship, (2008).
Boston College, Matthew R. Copithorne Scholarship, (2002).
High Impact Teaching, University of Massachusetts Lowell Transformational Education, 2nd Annual Symposium. (2014).
Facing History Upstander Award. (2007).
Harvard Graduate School of Education Dean's Summer Fellowship, (2005)
Harvard University Presidential Fellowship, (2005). 

Positions Held

Teaching 5 Courses. (2011 - Present).
Research & Evaluation Director, Transformation by Design. Sacramento Priority Schools Student Work Study. (2011 - Present).
Educational Consultant, Southeast Asian Resource Action Center (SEARAC), Washington D.C. (2010 - Present).
National Committee Member, Chief Justice Warren Institute on Race, Ethnicity, and Diversity Civil Rights Research Roundtable, Washington D.C. (2007 - Present).
Diversity Trainer, Anti-Defamation League (ADL), World of Difference Middle and High School Curriculum. (2004 - 2010).
Research Assistant, Education Development Center, Inc. Inquiry Science Synthesis Project. (2004 - 2005). Research Assistant, Harvard University Graduate School of Education. (2003 - 2005). 
Project Consultant, Southeast Asian Resource Action Center, (SEARAC). (2002).
Project Consultant, National Coalition of Advocates for Students (NCAS). (1998 - 2000).