Conclusion: Lessons Learned and Implications for Future Scholarship



Makris suggests pedagogical applications based on the effective traits exhibited by outsider teachers in this study, including practicing proactive inclusiveness, leveraging outsider characteristics, relating through past experiences, and observing the interplay of outsider/insider dynamics. Additionally, she makes the argument for further study of this growing group of educators, emphasizing the need for applying intersectionality theory and the effectiveness of narrative inquiry as a research methodology. The chapter concludes with a personal narrative demonstrating application of the lessons.


Intersectionality Narrative inquiry Personal narrative 


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  1. 1.Independent ScholarUniversity ParkUSA

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