RESUME: SHERRY KEITH
San Francisco State University
Interdisciplinary Social Science Program & History Department
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132
Phone: (415) 338-1317/ (415) 338-1604
Ph. D. Stanford University, 1974: International Development Education.
M.A. University of Essex (Colchester, England) 1968: Sociology of Literature
B.A University of California (Berkeley)1967: Sociology
9/89 - present Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, San Francisco State University, San Franciso, California Associate Professor. Faculty member of interdisciplinary social science program, offering B.A. and M.A. degrees. Courses taughts: the Social Sciences (two semseter sequence); Rich Nations, Poor Nations; Women and International Policy; Methods of Curriculum and Instruction, The Individual in Modern Society , Research Methods, Sociology of Education, Community Service Learning in the Schools
9/88- 6/89 University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Education: Visiting Professor Graduate Seminar in Education and Economic Development
9/81 - 8/89 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Washington, D.C. Education Specialist. Analysis of education sector problems in developing countries; preparation, appraisal, supervision and evaluation education investment projects and program. Activities including sectoral research technical report writing, organization, leadership and supervision of specialized technical teams for sector and project work.
1977 - 1981 Center for International Relations/Latin American Studies Center, Stanford University. Project Director. Development and dissemination of cross-cultural curriculum for schools, K - 12, focusing on Latin America, Central American and the Caribbean. Activities included research, design and testing of curriculum; in-service teacher training, and general program administration
1/76 - 9/77 School of Education, Federal University of Minas Gerais; Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Visiting Professor.Sociology of Education, Classroom Dynamics and School Socialization
8/74 - 12/75 In-service Diploma in Education, School of Education, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. Assistant Professor. Research Methods; Sociology of Education; Comparative Education
10/6 -6/70 Department of Sociology, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica Lecturer.Introduction to Sociology
10/68 9/70 Ministry of Education, Government of Jamaica Educational Planner: Statistical projections and analysis of educational, budgetary, and demographic trends; special applied research projects.
1999 The World Bank Mozambique Country Team, Southern Africa Division, Analysis of gender related components of the country assistance program.
1995 UNIFEM (United Nations Fund for the Advancement of Women) evaluation of Brazilian environment, gender and development projects funded 1992 - 1995
1991-1994 The World Bank, Latin American & Caribbean Human Resources Division, Jamaica: Technical assistance in preparation of Secondary School Reform Program focusing on in-service and pre-service teacher training for implementation of new curriculum.
1993 UNIFEM, (United Nations Fund for the Advancement of Women)
Training in team building and international negotiation.
1991 UNESCO/ILO/World Bank, Commissioned study of the impact of structural adjustment lending policies on education in Tanzania.
1990 The World Bank, Southern Africa Human Resource Division. Lesotho: technical assistance to local researchers in research design for study of primary school administration in Lesotho.
1990/1991 Stanford University, School of Education. Guest Lecturer in New Approaches to Teacher Training, the World Bank Professional Development Workshop
1987-1993 Stanford University, School of Education Visiting faculty in Human Resource Management for Southeast Asian Senior Educator's Workshop.
1990 The World Bank, Southern Africa Human Resources Division. Technical Assistance to Ministry of Education in preparation of investment program for primary education in Mozambique. Special focus on teacher training and curriculum components.
1989 The World Bank, East Africa Human Resources Division Project Preparation for teacher training, examinations , school administration and supervision components of investment program in primary education for Somalia.
1989 USAID Honduras. Design of education sector study for Honduras basic education
1988 USAID Belize. Primary Education Specialist for Human Resource Sector Survey of Belize
1986 Interamerican Foundation Dominica. Project Evaluation of grassroots management consulting firm in Dominica
1985-1986 The World Bank, Public and Private Sector Management Unit. Study of problems and means to improve management of rural primary schools in the Third World
1985 USAID Caribbean Regional Development Office. Primary School Education Specialist for Human Resource Sector Survey of the Eastern Caribbean Countries (Antigua, St.Kitts-Nevis, Dominica, St.Vincent; St. Lucia, Grenada)
1985 The World Bank, West Africa Education Projects Division. Mission leader: Education Sector Survey, Ghana.
1981 The World Bank, Latin America and Caribbean Education Projects Division. Primary Education Specialist for Education Sector Survey, Colombia
1978 - 1980 California State Board of Education Social Studies Curriculum Framework, K -12 grades, for state of California Committee Member.
1978 - 1980 California State Board of Education Instructional Materials Evaluation Panel for Social Studies, K - 8th grades. Review Panel Member
Books, Monographs, and Technical Reports
1998 A Escola Participativa co-authored with Robert Girling, Heloisa Luck and Katia Siqueria de Freitas, Rio de Janeiro: Editora D P & A
1996 Action Guide for Girls Education, co-authored with members of the San Francisco Bay Area Girls Education Network, New York: Womens Inc., United Nations.
1993 The Impact of the California State University on California's Economy, 1993 - 2002. monograph published by Chancellor's Office, California State University, Long Beach, CA
1991 Education, Management and Participation co-authored with Robert H. Girling, Boston: Allyn & Bacon,
1989 Improving Support Services for Rural Schools: A Management Perspective monograph. The World Bank Washington, D.C.
1988 Human Resources Sector Survey: Belize technical report. The Academy for Educational Development Washington, D.C. (primary education section)
1985 Education Sector Survey: Ghana technical report. The World Bank, Washington, D.C. (entire report)
1985 Human Resources Sector Survey of the Eastern Caribbean . Miranda Associates, Washington,D.C., (primary education section)
1984 Staff Appraisal Report: Urban Basic Education in North and Centerwest Brazil, The World Bank. (entire report)
1983 Sector Report: Brazil, Basic Education, The World Bank, (entire report)
1981 The Limits of Female Education in Mexico monograph Fundacion Xavier Barros Sierra, Mexico City
1981 The Politics of Textbook Selection monograph Institute for Research on Education Finance and Governance, Stanford University
1980 Teacher's Guide to State Adopted Materials on Latin America, Center for International Studies, Stanford University
1978 Caribbean Conflict: Jamaica and the US monograph North American Congress on Latin America, Vol. XII, No. 3, May-June, 1978.
1978 Bay Area Resource Guide to Teaching on LatinAmerica Center for Latin American Studies, Stanford University
1977 Emergency Employment Scheme Programme: Jamaica's Employment Crisis, A Political-Economic Evaluation monograph with Robert Girling in World Employment Programme Working, International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland
1977 Transnationlization of Educational Publishing in Latin America monograph, Instituto Latinoamericano de Estudios Transnacionales, Mexico City
Articles and Book Reviews
1999 "Mainstreaming Gender in the World Bank Mozambique Country Assistance Program" a position paper for the Mozambique Country Assistance Team, The World Bank, Washigton, DC.
1998 "Revendo a Administracao de Escolas no Brasil" in Estado e Politica Educacional , Colecao EPEN, Volume 4, Brasil: EDFURN, Editoria da Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Norte
1996 "Women and the Environment: Four Projects in Brazil" in Gender and Susatainable Development: A New Paradigm (Ana Maria Brasileiro, ed.) New York: The United Nations Development Fund distributed byWomens Inc. of the United Nations
1994 " The Future of Social Studies" School Review, Vol 3, No. 2
1991 "Teaching Morality: A Commentary" School Review, Vol. 1, No. 2
1991 "Determinants of Textbook Content" in Textbooks in American Society Philip Altbach, et al (ed) ,N.Y.: SUNY Press
1988 "Management Education in Developing Countries: The Brazilian Experience" (book review) Revista Interamericana de Bibliografia, vol. XXXVIII,No.1
1986 "The Contributions of the Social Sciences to Educational Policy and Practice: 1965 - 1985" (book review), Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Winter, 1986, Vol.8, No.4
1985 "Choosing Textbooks: A Study of Instructional Materials Selection for Public Education: inBook Review Quarterly, Vol.1, No.2, Summer
1985 "Educational Publishing in Latin America" (book chapter) in Publishing in the Third World Philip Altbach, et.al. ed., London: Heinemann
1982 "Investment in Basic Education" Report, Washington, D.C.: The World Bank
1980 "The Planning and Management of Jamaica's Special Employment Program: Lessons and Limitations" Social and Economic Studies, Vol. 29, No. 2, June
1980 "Women and Development: Theoretical Notes and Background for Teachers" Social Studies ReviewVol.19,No.3, Spring
1978 "An Historical Overview of the State and Educational Policy in Jamaica" Latin American Perspectives, vol. V, No.2, Spring
1976 "Towards a Theory of Development Education" Papers in Educational Development ,no. 3; Dar es Salaam: Department of Education, University of Dar es Salaam
1976 "Socialization in the Jamaican Primary School: A Study of Teacher Evaluation and Student Participation" (book chapter) in Sociology of Education: A Caribbean Reader Peter M. Figuero and Ganga Persuad (eds), London: Oxford University Press
1975 "Loom, Broom, Womb: Producers, Maintainers, and Reproducers" in Frontiers Vol. 1, No.1, 1975
1996 One Summer in Berkeley: autobiographical reflections on a broken neck
1990 "Characteristics of Effective School Managers: The Case of Barbados"
1987 "Women and Development: An Overview of Issues and Research"
1986 "Comparing Approaches of International Donors to Human Resource Development" unpublished paper presented at the annual meeting of the Western Regional conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, Honolulu.
1986 "Women and the Priorities of Development Assistance Agencies" unpublished paper presented Annual Meetings of the Comparative and International Education Society, Stanford University.
1999 "Social and Educational Problems in Contemporary Brazil" The Towers, San Francisco, CA.
1998 "Participatory Education and Democracy in Brazil" The Urban Institue San Francisco State University. San Francisco , CA
1997 " Participation and Municipal Educational Planning" Training for Northeastern municipal secretaries of education, Alogoas, Brazil
1996 "Participation, Education and School Improvement in Brazil" , Society
for Comparative and International Education, Williamsburg , VA
1995 "Participatory Approaches to Managing Schools" presented to the Faculty of Education of the National University of Brazil, Brasilia.
1995 "Participatory Management and School Improvement" at Conference on Education and Assessment, sponsored by the State Secretariat of Education , Govrnment of Parana, in Curitiba, Brazil
1994 "Macro & Micro Social Policy Analysis: Integrating Qualitative and Quantiative Data" International Development and Research Center, Ottawa, Canada
1994 "Developing an Action Guide for Girls Education" Society for Comparative and International Education, Annual Meetings San Deigo
1994 " Issues in Girls Education" at the Global Priorities for Women Forum, San Francisco State University,
1994 "Integrating Gender in the Sociology and Social Science Curriculum" at the Bay Area Consortium on Social Sciences Curridulum. Mills College
1993 "Access and Equity in Girls Education: A Comparative Perspective" Global Issue for women: Bay AreaForum and Fair, University of California, Berkeley
1993 "The Impact of Structural Adjustment Policies on Education in Tanzania" Annual Meeting of Societyfor Comparative and International Education; Kingston, Jamaica
1992 "The Impact of Structural Adjustment Policies on Education in Tanzania" West Coast Regional Meetings of Society for Comparative and International Education
1992 "The Equitable Distribution of Resources" San Francisco World Affairs Council, Annual Asilomar Conference
1991 "Characteristics of Effective School Principals in the Caribbean" Ministry of Education ConferenceAdministrative Decentralization in Jamaica, Kingston, Jamaica
1990 "The Management Factor in Educational Effectiveness: The Case of Barbados" at the Annual Meetings of the Comparative and International Education Society, March, Anaheim, CA.
1988 "Women in International Management" Sonoma State University
Management Lecture Series
1988 "Management Issues in the Delivery of Educational Support Services"
seminar sponsored by the
Public and Private Sector Management Unit, The World Bank, Washington, D.C.
1987 "The World Bank, Women and Development: For the Record" presented at the
Conference, Women and Development, University of California, Berkeley
1987 "The World Bank and Educational Development Efforts" guest lecture, World College West, CA.
1986 "Comparing Approaches of International Donors to Human Resource Development
Eastern Caribbean" presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Division of the
Comparative and International Education Society, Honolulu
1985 "Women, Development and Education, A Commentary" presented at the Annual
the Comparative and International Education Society, Stanford University, CA.
1984 "An Overview and Critique of World Bank Research on Education in Developing
presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Education Research Association, New Orleans
AWARDS and GRANTS
2000 Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, Brazil
1998 Internationalizing the Curriculum Grant International StudieProgram San Francisco
1997 Course Planning Grant to develop community service learning
Office of Community Service Learning San Francisco State University
1996-97 Visiting Professor/Research, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador Brazil National
Council for Scientfic Research, Federal Government of Brazil
1995-97 Funding for the Program in Participatory School , Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil Ford Foundation, Rio de Janeiro office
1995 Fulbright Senior Lecturer/Research Award: Post Graduate Program
in Education, Federal University of Bahia, Salvador, Brazil
1992 Grant "The Economic Impact of the California State
University System on California's Economy" from the CSU Chancellor's Office
1991 Mini-grant to initiate research on the impact of UNICEF and World Bank Programs on women.
1990 President's Research and Professional Development Grant, SFSU.
1973 Social Science Research Council: Latin American Joint Research Seminar, Santiago, Chile.
1970 Ford Foundation: Doctoral Studies Fellowship
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
American Association of University Women
Association for Supervision and Curriculum in Education
Association of Women in Development
Comparative and International Education Society: Member of Board of Directors, 1990 - 1994
English (native speaker)
Portuguese (fluent speaking, reading and writing)
Spanish (good speaking and reading, fair writing)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE OVERSEAS
Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, England, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Lesotho, Mexico, Mozambique, Nicaragua, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Somalia, Spain.
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