Kennesaw State University

Reta Whitlock Tenured Faculty Enhancement Leave Program

Enhanced leave funding will support the writing and revision stages of my book, Understanding Place through Life History Research: A Curriculum of place. Following an endorsement by editors at Palgrave-Macmillian, I was awarded a contract based on its potential to explore place as a pathway for looking beyond the borders of the US. Worldwide visioning through narrative regional voices is central to my research agenda on place, one that disrupts boundaries in order to understand place; this agenda is consistent with the scholarship of integration, which Boyer (1990) describes as "doing research at the boundaries where fields converge" (p. 19).

Project Lead(s)

Reta Whitlock
Associate Professor
Secondary and Middle Grades Education