Eve Tuck is Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations at the State University of New York at New Paltz.
She earned her Ph.D.in Urban Education at The Graduate Center, City University of New York in 2008. She has conducted participatory action research with New York City youth on the uses and abuses of the GED option, the impacts of mayoral control, and school non-completion. Her current research is with migrant youth in New York’s Hudson Valley. Her publications are concerned with the ethics of social science research and educational research, Indigenous social and political thought, decolonizing research methodologies and theories of change, and the consequences of neoliberal accountability policies on school completion. She is the author of Urban Youth and School Push-Out: Gateways, Get-aways, and the GED (Routledge, 2012). Tuck’s writings have appeared in Harvard Educational Review, Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education, and Society, International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Journal for the International Society on Teacher Education, Urban Review, and several edited volumes. With K. Wayne Yang she is co-editor of a special issue of International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (September, 2011) on youth resistance, and she is co-editor of a forthcoming special issue of Environmental Education Research on land education with Kate McCoy and Marcia McKenzie. Tuck is an enrolled member of the Tribal Government of St. Paul Island, in Alaska.