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Presentations

Mitsunori Misawa, Ph.D.

Asst Professor

Leadership

Office Location: 302 Browning Hall

Phone: (901) 678-4060

Email: mmisawa@memphis.edu

  • Refereed Conference Presentations

  • Misawa, M. (2005, June). The intersection of race and sexual orientation in adult and higher education. Paper presented at the 46th Annual Adult Education Research Conference, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  • Misawa, M. (2005, June). Queer space and adult education: Gay men's sociocultural experiences in adult learning. Paper presented at the 2005 AERC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Allies (LGBTQ&A) Pre-conference, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  • Misawa, M. (2005, October). Social justice in adult learning: Anti-oppressive education and the intersection of race and sexual orientation. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. Honolulu, HI.

  • Misawa, M. (2005, November). Hear our voices!: Social justice and intersectional positionality of race and sexual orientation. Paper presented at the 54th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Misawa, M. (2006, January). Social justice and intersectional positionalities in adult learning: Listening to the voices of gay male students of color in higher education. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

  • Misawa, M. (2006, May). Queer race pedagogy in adult higher education: Dealing with power dynamics and positionality of gay students of color. Paper presented at the 47th Annual Adult Education Research Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN.

  • Misawa, M. (2006, November). Life journeys of a gay man of color: Transformational experiences through regular exercise. Paper presented at the 55th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

  • Misawa, M. (2006, November). Invisible perspective: Revealing experiences of gay male students of color in higher education. Paper presented at the 55th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

  • Misawa, M. (2006, November). Aren't we family?: Gay men of color negotiate queer space in higher education. Paper presented at the 55th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Milwaukee, WI.

  • Misawa, M. (2007, January). Pedagogy and classroom dynamics: Teaching positionality, power, and identity intersections. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. Chicago, IL.

  • Misawa, M. (2007, April). The intersection of race and sexual orientation in adult and higher education. Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Conference: American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies. Chicago, IL.

  • Misawa, M. (2007, November). Fitness and health in adulthood: A Ph.D. student's life journey. Paper presented at the 56th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Norfolk, VA.

  • Misawa, M. (2007, November). Adult bullying education. Paper presented at the 56th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Norfolk, VA.

  • Misawa, M. (2008, June). Racist and Homophobic bullying in adulthood: Narratives from gay men of color in higher education. Paper presented at the 2005 AERC Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer & Allies (LGBTQ&A) Pre-conference, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO.

  • Misawa, M. (2008, June). Adult bullying in academia: Narratives from gay men of color in higher education. Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Teacher Education and Social Justice. Chicago, IL.

  • Williams, S. M., & Misawa, M. (2008, October). Race, space, and place: Creating equitable learning environments in schools. Presentation for State Social Workers of Georgia 2008 Fall Conference. Athens, GA.

  • Misawa, M. (2008, November). Political aspects of the intersection of race and sexual orientation in higher education. Paper presented at the 57th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Denver, CO.

  • Misawa, M. (2008, November). Bullying in adulthood: The intersection of racist and homophobic bullying. Paper presented at the 57th National Adult and Continuing Education Conference. Denver, CO.

  • Williams, S. M., & Misawa, M. (2008, November). Creating equitable learning environments: Rethinking school leadership for the 21st century. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the University Council of Educational Administration. Orlando, FL.

  • Misawa, M. (2011, June). The intersection of racist and homophobic bullying in adult and higher education. Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Adult Education Research Conference, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada.

  • Misawa, M. (2011, September). The intersection of racist and homophobic bullying in adult and higher education. Paper presented at the 30th Anniversary of the Midwestern Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Continuing, and Community Education, St. Louis, MO.

  • Misawa, M. (2011, November). Surviving adult bullying in higher education: Experiences of gay male faculty of color. Paper presented at the 60th Annual Conference of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Misawa, M. (2011, November). A narrative study on the intersection of racist and homophobic bullying in higher education. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference for National Association for Multicultural Education, Chicago, IL.

  • Misawa, M. (2012, June). Social justice narrative inquiry about adult bullying in higher education: A queer crit perspective. Paper presented at the 53rd Annual Adult Education Research Conference. Saratoga Springs, NY.

  • Misawa, M. (2012, November). Three types of adult bullying in higher education centering on racism, homophobia, and heterosexism. Paper presented at the 61st Annual Conference of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Misawa, M. (2013, June). Consequences of racist and homophobic bullying in higher education for a better educational environment. Paper presented at the 54th Annual Adult Education Research Conference. St. Louis, MO.
  • Misawa, M., & Mullins Nelson, B. (2013, November). A critical cross-cultural examination of teaching philosophy: Improving online instruction for adults in graduate school. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Lilly International Conference on College Teaching, Oxford, OH.
  • Misawa, M. (2013, November). Understanding how professional career decisions were made by victims of academic bullying. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Conference of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Lexington, KY.
  • Misawa, M. (accepted, 2014, April). Using narrative inquiry to promote anti-bullying social justice in postsecondary education. Paper will be presented at the Tenth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. Urbana-Champaign, IL.
  • Misawa, M. (accepted, 2014, June). Autoethnography as a way to foster critical thinking skills for academicians in adult and higher education: A queer (Asian) crit perspective and example. Paper will be presented at the 55th Annual Adult Education Research Conference. Harrisburg, PA.
  • Invited Conference Presentations and Workshops

  • Misawa, M. (2002, May). Japanese calligraphy. Invited presentation at the Campus Bookstore, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.

  • Misawa, M. (2003, October). Knowing the students in our classroom. Invited presentation at the Center for Faculty Excellence, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.

  • Misawa, M. (2003, November). Language etiquette and body language. Lecture presentation given at Anthropology 361, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.

  • Misawa, M. (2004, April). Analyzing the intersection of race and sexual orientation using Critical Race Theory, Queer Theory, and Postmodern Perspectives. Invited presentation at the Department of Adult Education of the College of Education, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.

  • Misawa, M. (2004, August). Intersection of race and sexual orientation in adult and higher education. Paper presented at the College of Education, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.

  • Williams, S. M., & Misawa, M. (2008, October). Race, space, and place: Creating equitable learning environments in schools. Presentation for State Social Workers of Georgia 2008 Fall Conference. Athens, GA.

  • Johnson-Bailey, J., Drake-Clark, D., & Misawa, M. (2009, May). Culturally inclusive research: Comprehensive, accurate, & holistic inquiry. Workshop and presentation for Bridgewater State College. Bridgewater, MA.

  • Invited Presentations and Workshops

  • Misawa, M. (2009, July). Qualitative data analysis: Narrative and case study in social justice research. Lecture presentation given at QUAL 8420: Analyzing qualitative data, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 

  • Misawa, M. (2011, November). Narrative inquiry. Lecture presentation given at EDPR 8565: Qualitative Methods and Analysis, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.

  • Misawa, M. (2012, February). An overview of qualitative research. Lecture presentation given at LDPS 8111: Educational Administration Performance Laboratory, University of Memphis, Millington, TN.

  • Misawa, M. (2012, October). An overview of the intersection of race, gender, and sexual orientation in adult and higher education. Lecture presentation given at ADU ED 6417: Multicultural Issues in Adult Education, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.
  • Misawa, M. (2012, October). An overview of international adult education: UNESCO. Lecture presentation given at HIAD 7542/8542: Global and Comparative Issues in Leadership, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.
  • Misawa, M. (2013, March). An overview of the intersection of race and sexual orientation in adult and higher education. Lecture presentation given at HIAD 7443/8443: College Environments, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.
  • Misawa, M. (2013, October). An overview of international adult education: UNESCO. Lecture presentation given at HIAD 7542/8542: Global and Comparative Issues in Leadership, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.
  • Misawa, M. (2013, October). An overview of the intersection of racist and homophobic bullying in higher education. Lecture presentation given at LEAD 8500: Adult Learning and Leadership, University of Memphis, Millington, TN.
  • Misawa, M. (2014, April). Troubling intersection of social justice and educational research: An examination of positionality and subjectivity on race, gender, and sexual orientation in post-secondary education. Lecture presentation will be given at the Educational Psychology Colloquium, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN.


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