» Paulo Freire Democratic Project Contacts

The Paulo Freire Democratic Project is committed to the development of resources that can assist individuals, groups, and collectives in their various efforts to improve schools and communities and strengthen the democratic practices of state and federal governments.

For further information on the Paulo Freire Democratic Project, please contact Dr. Lilia Monzo at monzo@chapman.edu

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Dr. Peter McLaren

Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project
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Dr. Lilia D. Monzo

Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project
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Dr. Anaida Colon-Muniz

Professor of Scholarly Practice (retired)
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Dr. Jorge Rodriguez

Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
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Dr. Suzanne Soohoo

Professor Emeritus of Education and Founding Director Emerita of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project
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Dr. Cathery Yeh

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Thomas C. Wilson

Paulo Freire Democratic Project
One of the founders of Paulo Freire Democratic Project (PFDP), Tom Wilson passed away in late December 2018. He came to Chapman University in 1992 to direct the Masters of Art in Education program. Dr. Wilson guided the PFDP and lectured and conducted workshops in the US as well as Canada, England, Poland, Russia, and Scotland. His lectures focused on themes of democratic education, organizational behavior, educational ethics, moral education, critical pedagogy, and social justice. He made more than 100 presentations at various academic conferences and similar venues.