Selected Readings | Autoethnography

Benoit, B. (2016). Schools as Artifacts: Critical Autoethnography and Teacher Renewal. Mcgill Journal Of Education51(3), 1121-1142.

Boyd, A. S., & Noblit, G. W. (2015). Engaging Students in Autobiographical Critique as a Social Justice Tool: Narratives of Deconstructing and Reconstructing Meritocracy and Privilege with Preservice Teachers. Educational Studies: Journal Of The American Educational Studies Association, 51(6), 441-459.

Boylorn, R. M. (2008). As Seen On TV: An Autoethnographic Reflection on Race and Reality Television. Critical Studies in Media Communication,25(4), 413-433. (available online)

Boylorn, R. M. (2011). Black Kids’ (B.K.) Stories: Ta(l)king (About) Race Outside of the Classroom. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies,11(1), 59-70.  (available online)

Bullough, R.V. and Pinnegar, S. (2001) Guidelines for quality in autobiographical forms of self-study research. Educational Researcher. 30 (3). 13-21. (available online)

Bushnell, M.; Henry, S. (2003). “The Role of Reflection in Epistemological Change: Autobiography in Teacher Education.” Educational Studies. 34(1), 38-59.

Carless, D. (2012). Negotiating sexuality and masculinity in school sport: An autoethnography. Sport, Education and Society, 17(5), 607-625.

Chang, H. (2008). Autoethnography as Method.  Chapter 3: Autoethnography. Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press. pp.43-57.

Chávez, M. S. (2012). Autoethnography, a Chicana’s Methodological Research Tool: The Role of Storytelling for Those Who Have No Choice but to do Critical Race Theory. Equity & Excellence in Education, 45(2), 334-348. (available online)

DeLeon, A. P. (2010). How Do I Begin To Tell a Story that Has Not Been Told? Anarchism, Autoethnography, and the Middle Ground. Equity & Excellence in Education, 43(4), 398-413. (available online)

Eldridge, L. (2012). A collaged reflection on my art teaching: A visual autoethnography. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 32, 70-79. 

Forber-Pratt, A. J. (2020). My Chameleon Life. Taboo: The Journal of Culture & Education19(4), 132–139.

Garza, E. Jr. (2008). Autoethnography of a first-time superintendent: Challenges to leadership for social justice. Journal of Latinos and Education, 7(2), 163-176.

Hoppes, S. (2014). Autoethnography: Inquiry Into Identity. New Directions For Higher Education2014(166), 63-71. (available online)

Hughes, S. A. (2008). Maggie and Me: A Black Professor and a White Urban School Teacher Connect Autoethnography to Critical Race Pedagogy. Educational Foundations22(3/4), 73-95.(available online)

Keskin, B. (2019). Writing/Thinking about Translucent Memories: Autoethnography as an Attempt at Self-Discovery and Understanding Others & Otherness. Journal of Cultural Diversity26(4), 145–148. (available online)

Miller, A. (2009). Pragmatic radicalism: An autoethnographic perspective on pre-service teaching. Teaching & Teacher Education, 25(6), 909-916. (available online)

Nutbrown, C. (2011). A box of childhood: small stories at the roots of a career. International Journal of Early Years Education, 19(3/4), 233-248.

Pennington, J.L (2006). The mission of disposition: A White teacher educator’s press for race consciousness. International Journal of Learning, 12(4), 299-308.

Pennington, J. L. (2007). Silence in the classroom/whispers in the halls: autoethnography as pedagogy in White pre-service teacher education. Race, Ethnicity & Education10(1), 93-113. (available online)

Pennington, J. L., & Brock, C. H. (2012). Constructing critical autoethnographic self-studies with White educators. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 25(3), 225-250. 

Rodriguez, D. (2009). The Usual Suspect: Negotiating White Student Resistance and Teacher Authority in a Predominantly White Classroom. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, 9(4), 483-508. (available online)

Smagorinsky, P. (2011). Confessions of a Mad Professor: An Autoethnographic Consideration of Neuroatypicality, Extranormativity, and Education. Teachers College Record, 113(8), 1701-1732. (Not available online)

Vasconcelos, E. S. (2011). “I Can See You”: An Autoethnography of My Teacher-Student Self. Qualitative Report16(2), 415-440. (available online)

Warren, J. T. (2011). Reflexive Teaching: Toward Critical Autoethnographic Practices of/in/on Pedagogy. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies11(2), 139-144.