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Denise Taliaferro Baszile


  • B.A., Communication Studies, 1990
  • M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, 1996
  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, 1998

Miami Employment:

  • Associate Dean for Student Services and Diversity, College of Education, Health and Society, 2015 – Present
  • Professor, Educational Leadership, 2002 – Present


Denise Taliaferro Baszile has been a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Miami University since 2002. As of 2015, she also serves as Associate Dean for Student Services and Diversity in the College of Education, Health, and Society. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of California at Los Angeles (1990), M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from Louisiana State University (1996), and a Ph.D. in Curriculum Instruction from Louisiana State University (1996). According to her faculty biography, “her research focuses on understanding curriculum as racial/gendered text with an emphasis on disrupting traditional modes of knowledge production, validation and representation.”



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Published: February 01, 2023

Oral History

Production Details

  • Interviewer: Andy Rice
  • Interview Date: December 16, 2022
  • Interview Location: McGuffey Hall, Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)

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Published: February 01, 2023

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