Etta Hollins

Etta HollinsKauffman Endowed Chair
for Urban Teacher Education

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Research conducted has focused on learning to teach literacy in urban schools and on the preparation of teacher educators.


  • Hollins, E. R. (2012). Learning to Teach in Urban Schools. New York: Routledge
  • Hollins, E. R. (2012). Learning Styles. In J. A. Banks (Editor). Encyclopedia of Diversity. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publication.


Professional Activities:

  • American Educational Research Association, Vice President for Division K—Teaching and Teacher Education
  • Founding member of the NCATE/CAEP Transformation Initiatives Committee
  • Research and Policy Advisory Council for the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME)
  • Bias and Sensitivity Review Team for the Teacher Performance Assessment Consortium, Stanford University
  • UMKC Honors College Task Force
  • Invited speaker, University of Pennsylvania, Race in the Academy Series.
    March 12, 2013. Topic: Disrupting the Synergism among Education, Race, and Poverty