In 1979 from the University of Wisconsin. She has written numerous journal articles and book chapters in the areas of gender, schooling, and women's culture. She works with the hutton Philanthropic Initiative, where students use storytelling to interact with community children in a meaningful way. Kactis became an essential part of her first service-learning course, Social Context of Schooling.
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Students in her community building Across Generations course take their storytelling to a nursing home and a program for children whose families are escaping domestic violence. Her current research involves in-depth interviews with storytellers from different cultures to better understand the role of storytelling in teaching about social differences and social dynamics.
Eder has a deep interest in the sociology of education—and in community.
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