Erin Murphy-Graham is interested in the role education plays in promoting or inhibiting social change. Her research focuses on three areas: the role education in promoting gender equity, the expansion and reform of secondary education in Latin America, and the connection between research and policy. Her most recent research is a qualitative study of the ways in which an innovative secondary education program empowers marginalized women in Garifuna villages on the north coast of Honduras.
Research Expertise and Interest
educational equity, cultural studies, gender equity, diversity, international education, alternative schooling, democratic education, ethnic issues