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Dana Mitra

Professor, Education Policy Studies

302D Rackley Building
814-863-7020
dlm54@psu.edu

Introduction

Dana is currently a Students-at-the-Center "Distinguished Fellow" with Jobs for the Future/the Nellie Mae Foundation. She is the founding editor of the International Journal of Student Voice and the co-editor of the American Journal of Education. She was a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in 2012, studying child participation and educational reform in Bangalore, India. Her prior work experience also includes teaching elementary school in the Washington, DC area and serving as the coordinator for two White House Conferences on Character Education.

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Recent Publications

The effectiveness of a teacher delivered mindfulness-based curriculum on adolescent social-emotional and executive functioning

Frank, J. L., Broderick, P. C., Oh, Y., Mitra, J., Kohler, K., Schussler, D. L., Geier, C., Roeser, R., Berrena, E., Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Greenberg, M. T. (2021). The effectiveness of a teacher delivered mindfulness-based curriculum on adolescent social-emotional and executive functioning. Mindfulness, 12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-021-01594-9

Stress and well-being: A systematic case-study of adolescents’ experiences in a mindfulness-based intervention

Schussler, D. L., Oh, Y., Mahfouz, J., Levitan, J., Frank, J. L., Broderick, P. A., Mitra, J. L., Berrena, E., Kohler, K., Greenberg, M. T. (2021). Stress and well-being: A systematic case-study of adolescents’ experiences in a mindfulness-based intervention. Journal of Child and Family Studies 30, 431-446. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-020-01864-5