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Larisa Callaway-Cole

Callaway-Cole, Larisa
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Oklahoma State University
233 Nancy Randolph Davis
Stillwater, OK 74078

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Early Care and Education Bachelor's Degree - Instructor


Larisa Callaway-Cole (she/her) is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at Oklahoma State University. Prior, Callaway-Cole spent several years teaching in early childhood and higher education contexts throughout California. She has an Ed.D. in educational leadership from a joint doctoral program between California State University Channel Islands and Fresno State University. Callaway-Cole’s research interests focus on the dynamic counternarratives of minoritized children and families in her community, specifically regarding the power of storying and prioritizing loving-relationality in research methodologies.


Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Fresno State University and California State University Channel Islands, 2019
M.A. in Equity and Social Justice Education, San Francisco State University, 2012
B.A. in Early Childhood Studies, 2011
A.S. in Early Childhood Education, 2009