Donaldo Conceição Pereira de MACEDO, ®
- Nascimento: 15 Dez 1950, Ilha Brava, Cabo Verde
Eventos de relevo na sua vida:
• Condecoração: Primeira Classe da Medalha de Mérito, 20 Out 2015, Estados Unidos da América. O PR, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, galardoa com a Primeira Classe da Medalha de Mérito este emérito académico.
• Nota biográfica. Donaldo Macedo is a full professor of English and a Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Education at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He is the Chair of the Applied Linguistics Graduate Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has published more than 100 articles and books in the areas of linguistics, critical literacy, and multicultural education. His publications include: Literacy: Reading the Word and the World (with Paulo Freire, 1987), Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know (1994), Dancing With Bigotry (with Lilia Bartolome, 1999), Critical Education in the New Information Age (with Paulo Freire, Henry Giroux and Paul Willis, 1999), Chomsky on Miseducation (with Noam Chomsky, 2000), The Hegemony of English (with Panayota Gounari and Bessie Dendrinos, 2003), Howard Zinn on Democratic Education (with Howard Zinn, 2005).The Globalization of Racism (with Panayota Gounari, 2005), Media Literacy (with Shirley Steinberg, 2007) and Ideology Matters (co-authored with Paulo Freire, forthcoming). His works have been translated and published in Capeverdean, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish.
Donaldo Macedo received one of the most prestigious awards in education when he was selected as a member of the Laureate Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi '96 International Society in Education. Past recipients of this award include, among others, the following individuals: Albert Einstein (1950), Walter Lippman (1960), Margaret Mead (1962), Charles E. Skinner (1966) and Jean Piaget (1974). This is international award recognizes Donaldo Macedo's scholarly contributions over the years and the influence that his work has had in both the United States and many other countries.