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Konstantinos Alexakos
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Phone: (718)951-5000 x3869
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. in science education from Columbia University
Research Interests: Critical sociocultural research with a focus on emotions and mindfulness in teaching and learning.  

Konstantinos Alexakos is a professor and program coordinator for Adolescence Science Education at the School of Education, Brooklyn College, CUNY. He is affiliated with the Learning Science specialization in the Ph.D. Program in Urban Education, the Graduate Center, CUNY.
 

Professor Alexakos research on emotions focuses on critical social issues such as race gender and sexuality in in teaching and learning with the goals of improving learning, teaching and personal wellness, as well as creating spaces for discussing challenging topics, valuing difference, and learning from each other. His more recent work includes a book on teachers doing research in their own practices, exploring “thorny” issues like gender and race in the classroom, and a critical narrative on mindfulness and sexual wellness.