Research on Teacher Identity: Introduction to Mapping Challenges and Innovations

  • Paul A. SchutzEmail author
  • Dionne Cross Francis
  • Ji Hong


In this chapter, we introduce the book, authors, and issues related to research on teacher identity. Our goal is to lay the groundwork for the organization of the content and issues to be discussed in the book.


Teacher identities Teacher identity development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul A. Schutz
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dionne Cross Francis
    • 2
  • Ji Hong
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Educational PsychologyUniversity of Texas at San AntonioSan AntonioUSA
  2. 2.Department of Curriculum and InstructionIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Educational PsychologyUniversity of OklahomaNormanUSA

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