PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, 2018
BA, Dickinson College, 2011
Dr. Tyler Derreth is the Associate Director of SOURCE and faculty in the department of Health, Behavior, and Society. His research concentrates on urban community–university partnerships, critical pedagogies, and equitable educational practices. He also centers his research agenda on issues of social justice, race, and identity. In particular, he is focused on developing equitable urban university–community partnerships through service-learning and other academic practices that center marginalized voices in a critical educational environment. He primarily uses qualitative methods to examine institutional, social, and cultural questions around education and justice.
Dr. Derreth earned his PhD in Higher Education at Penn State University. Before entering academia, he was a middle school English teacher in the Baltimore City School District.
Honors and Awards
2020 Delta Omega Award for Innovation in Curriculum
2016 James T. and Mary C. Harris Endowed Student Research Award