Edmund Adjapong, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University

New York City, New York

Edmund Adjapong is a native of the Bronx in New York City and is an assistant professor in the Education Studies Department at Seton Hall University. Dr. Adjapong holds a Ph.D. and three masters degrees in science education from Teachers College at Columbia University and received a bachelor’s of science in biochemistry with a minor in Africana studies from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh.

Edmund holds a teacher certification in science secondary education and is a former is a middle school science pedagogue at a New York City public school in the Bronx.

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Posted Oct. 25, 2017

VIDEO: Meet the Bronx Educator Who Uses Hip-Hop to Teach Science

As a science teacher in the same school system where I attended elementary and high school, I have noticed a significant lack of engagement and what many call an aversion for learning science among Black male students.…

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