Alexandra Pasqualone

History and Humanities

apasqualone@wisc.edu

Alexandra Pasqualone is a PhD student in Educational Policy Studies concentrating in history. Her research interests center around the implications of schools on Arab-American identity formation during the mid-twentieth century. She is also broadly interested in the historical role of youths as major activists who spurred changes within their communities. As part of her MA thesis in history at the University of Cincinnati, Alexandra conducted an oral history project attending to the protests of high school students in Philadelphia during the late 1960s and 1970s. Additionally, Alexandra spent several years teaching in various capacities, including positions as a high school teacher in NJ, an English teacher at Akdeniz University in Turkey, and a Career Access and College Readiness coordinator in Philadelphia public schools. Outside of teaching and academia, Alexandra enjoys spending time with her cat, Calvin.