Aydin Bal

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Department of Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education
School of Education
UW-Madison
Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall, Rm. 431
MadisonWI  53706

Tel: 608/263.5970
Fax: 608/263.5970

Email: rpseinfo@education.wisc.edu
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Aydin Bal

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Aydin Bal


Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education (RPSE)

403 Education Building  binoculars icon
1000 Bascom Mall
MADISON, WI 53706
Office: 608/265-4095

abal@wisc.edu
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Education

BS, Psychology
Hacettepe University
Ankara, Turkey

Ph D, Behavioral Disorders
Arizona State University
Tempe

MA, Behavioral Disorders
Arizona State University
Tempe


 

 

Scheduled Teaching

  • Multicultural Issues in Special Education
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 710
     
  • Diversity in Special Education
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 699
     
  • Independent Reading – Cultural-Historical Activity Theory
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 699, Course Delivery Mode: Individual
     
  • Multicultural Issues in Special Education
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 710
     
  • Independent Reading - Disproportionality
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 699
     
  • Multicultural Issues in Special Education
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 710
     
  • Fall 2012 - Diversity in Special Education
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 466
     
  • Spring 2012 - Multicultural Issues in Special Education
     
  • Culture, Learning, & disability (2011)
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 660
     
  • Individuals with Learning and Behavioral Disabilities (2010)
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 470
     
  • Multicultural Issues in Special Education
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 710
     
  • Academic Instruction: Learning and Behavioral Disabilities (2010)
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 469
     
  • Individuals with Disabilities (2009-2010)
     
  • Individuals with Learning and Behavioral Disabilities (2010)
    Course Prefix: 194, Course Number: 470
     

Grants and Sponsorships

  • 2013-2014 - Amount: $123,688.00, "Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions And Supports (crpbis) Implementation.," Awarded By: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction., Aydin Bal.
  • 2012-2013 - Amount: $453,216.00, "Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions And Supports (crpbis) Implementation: An Equity-Oriented Systemic Transformation.," Awarded By: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Sponsor Type: State, Aydin Bal, Principal.
  • 2011-2012 - Amount: $13,335.00, "Disproportionality: Understanding Multiple Perspectives Of Families And Educators For A Systemic Change Effort," Awarded By: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), Sponsor Type: State, Aydin Bal, Principal.
  • 2011-2012 - Amount: $11,000.00, "Madison Metropolitan School District Disproportionalitydemonstration Project-Phase Ii," Awarded By: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Sponsor Type: State, Aydin Bal, Principal.
  • 2011-2011 - Amount: $53,334.00, "Culturally Responsive Positive Behavioral Interventions And Supports (crpbis) Framework Development And Research Design," Awarded By: Culturally Responsive Education for All: Training and Enhancement Center (CREATE), Aydin Bal, Principal.
  • 2010-2011 - Amount: $25,000.00, "Disproportionality Demonstration Project," Awarded By: Madison Metropolitan School District, Sponsor Type: Local, Aydin Bal, Principal.
  • 2008-2010 - Amount: $50,000.00, "The Arizona Lost Boys Center Behavioral Health Programs," Awarded By: African refugees Aetna Foundation & St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Sponsor Type: Local, Aydin Bal, Principal.
  • 2007-2009 - Amount: $225,000.00, "Cultural Relevant Behavioral Health Program For Sudanese Refugees," Awarded By: Gila River Indian Community State-Shared Revenue Program & St. Luke’s Health Initiatives, Sponsor Type: Local, Aydin Bal, Principal.

Publications

  • Bal, A. (2017). System of disability. Critical Education. 8(6), 1-27.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A., & Lo Bianco, J. (2016). Construction of difference: Its expansion and consequences. Learning from difference: Comparative accounts of multicultural education. Springer.
  • Bal, A., & Trainor, A.A. (2016). Culturally responsive research rubric for experimental intervention studies: The development of a rubric for paradigm expansion. Review of Educational Research. 86(2), 319-359.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A. (2016). From deficit to expansive learning: Policies, outcomes, and potentials for multicultural education and systemic transformation in the United States. Learning from difference: Comparative accounts of multicultural education. Springer.
  • Lo Bianco, J., & Bal, A. (2016). Learning from difference: Comparative accounts of multicultural education. Learning from difference: Comparative accounts of multicultural education. Springer.
  • Artiles, A., Dorn, S., & Bal, A. (2016). Objects of protection, enduring nodes of difference: Disability intersections with “other” differences, 1916 – 2016. Review of Research in Education. 40, 777–820.
  • Engeström, Y., Sannino, A., & Bal, A. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Agentive learning for sustainability and equity: Communities, cooperatives and social movements as emerging foci of the learning sciences. Proceedings of the International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ISLS) 2016, Singapore: ISLS.
  • Bal, A. (2016). From intervention to innovation: A cultural-historical approach to racial disproportionality in special education. Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education.. 47, 409-427.
  • Bal, A., Schrader, E., Afacan, K., & Mawene, D. (2016). Using learning labs for culturally responsive positive behavioral interventions and supports. Intervention in School and Clinic. 5(2), 122-128.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A. (2015). Culturally responsive positive behavioral interventions and supports [Monograph].
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A., Sullivan, A., & Harper, J. (2014). A situated analysis of special education disproportionality for systemic change in an urban school district. Remedial and Special Education. 35(1), 3-14.
  • Bal, A., & Arzubiaga, A. (2014). Ahıska refugee students’ configuration of resettlement and academic success in U.S. schools. Urban Education.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A. (2014). Becoming in/competent learners in the United States: Refugee students’ academic identities in figured worlds of difference. International Multilingual Research Journal. 8(2), 271-290.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Trainor, A.A., & Bal, A. (2014). Development and preliminary analysis of a rubric for culturally responsive research. The Journal of Special Education. 47(4), 203-216.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A., Kozleski, E., Schrader, E., Rodriquez, E., & Pelton, S. (2014). Systemic transformation in school: Using learning lab to design culturally responsive schoolwide positive behavioral supports. Remedial and Special Education. 35(6), 327-339.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A., Sullivan, A., & Harper, J. (2014). A situated analysis of special education disproportionality for a systemic change effort in an urban school district. Remedial and Special Education. 35, 3-14.
  • Sullivan, A., & Bal, A. (2013). Beyond simple disproportionality: Effects of individual and school variables on disability risk. Exceptional Children, pp. 475-494.
  • Bal, A., & Radke, T.E. (2013). Diverse perspectives on social-interactional strengths in children with disabilities: A socioecological study. International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education. 5(15-29).
  • Bal, A., & Perzigian, A. (2013). Evidence-based interventions for immigrant students experiencing behavioral and academic problems: A systemic review of the literature. Education and Treatment of Children. 36, 5-28.
  • Thorius, K., Rodriguez, E., & Bal, A. (2013). Re-mediating the role of school-family partnerships in systemic change within culturally responsive positive behavior interventions and supports. Madison, WI: CRPBIS. Retrieved from.
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Bal, A., King-Thorius, K., & Kozleski, E.B. (2012). Culturally responsive positive behavioral support matters. Tempe, AZ: The Equity Alliance. Retrieved from http://crpbis.org/documents/CRPBIS%20Brief_Bal%20et%20al_2012.pdf. Tempe, AZ: The Equity Alliance (2012).
    Online Publication/Abstract
  • Waitoller, F., & Bal, A. (2012). Intersections of race, ability, and language in education. Encyclopedia of diversity in education, (pp. 1731-1735). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Bal, A. (2012). Participatory social justice for all. Rattling chains: Exploring social justice in education, (pp. 99-110). Boston, MA: Sense Publishers.
  • Artiles, A.J., Bal, A., Trent, S.C., & King Thorius, K. (2012). Placement of culturally and linguistically diverse students in E/BD programs: Contemporary trends and research needs. Advances in special education, (pp. 107-127). Emerald.
  • Artiles, A.J., King-Thorius, K., Bal, A., Waitoller, F., & Hernandez Saca, D. (2011). Beyond culture as group traits: Future of learning disabilities, ontoloty, espistemology, and research knowledge use. Learning Disability Quarterly (2011). 34, 167-179.
  • Bal, A. (2011). Culturally responsive school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports framework. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction..
  • Bal, A., Khang, H.J., Kulkarni, S., & Mbesha, M. (2011). Promising practices for English language learners with learning disabilities. AcELLerate!. 3, 13.
  • Artiles, A.J., Bal, A., & King Thorius, K.A. (2010). Back to the future: A critique of Response to Intervention's social justice views. Theory Into Practice, pp. 250-257.
  • Harris, P., Baltodano, H., Bal, A., Jolivette, K., & Mulcahy, C. (2009). Reading achievement of incarcerated youth in three regions. The Journal of Correctional Education (2009), 60, 120-145.
  • Bal, A. (2008). Posttraumatic stress disorder in Turkish child and adolescent survivors three years after the Marmara Earthquake. Child and Adolescent Mental Health (2008), 13, 134-139.
  • Artiles, A.J., & Bal, A. (2008). The next generation of disproportionality research: Toward a comparative model in the study of equity in ability differences. The Journal of Special Education (2008), 42, 4-14.
  • Bal, A., & Jensen, B. (2007). Examination of posttraumatic stress disorder symptom clusters in young Turkish trauma survivors. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 16, 449-457.
  • Bal, A. (2006). The handbook of EBD (Review of the book , Handbook of research in emotional and vehavioral disorders). Beyond Behavior, 15, 36-39.
  • Bal, A., Better-Bubon, J., & Rachel, F. (in press). A multilevel analysis of statewide disproportionality in exclusionary discipline and the identification of emotional disturbance. Education and Urban Society.

Departmental Service

  • External Review & Self Study Committee
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - Pres.
  • Committee Member. Period of Service: 2012 - Pres.

  • Special Education Area-Graduate Studies and Admissions Committee
    Dates of Membership: 2010 - 2013
  • Committee Member. Period of Service: 2010 - 2013

  • Special Education Area- Faculty Search Committee
    Dates of Membership: 2010 - 2012
  • Committee Member. Period of Service: 2010 - 2012

School Service

  • The School of Education Global Educational Experience Committee
    Dates of Membership: 2010 - Pres.
  • Member. Period of Service: 2010 - Pres.

  • The School of Education Information Technology Policy Advisory Committee (ITPAC)
    Dates of Membership: 2009 - 2011
  • Member. Period of Service: 2009 - 2011

  • The School of Education International Alliance of Leading Education Institutions (IALEI)
    Dates of Membership: 2009 - 2010
  • UW-Madison Representative. Period of Service: 2009 - 2010

Public Service

  • Remedial and Special Education (RASE)
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - 2015
  • Editor, Journal Editor. Period of Service: 2012 - 2015

  • International Multilingual Research Journal
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - 2014
  • Editorial Review Board Member. Period of Service: 2012 - 2014

  • Teachers College Records
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - 2012
  • Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2012 - 2012

  • Urban Education
    Dates of Membership: 2012 - 2012
  • Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2012 - 2012

  • AERA Annual Meeting
    Dates of Membership: 2011 - 2012
  • session co-chair. Period of Service: 2011 - 2012

  • Educational Researcher
    Dates of Membership: 2011 - 2012
  • guest reviewer. Period of Service: 2011 - 2012

  • International Multilingual Research Journal
    Dates of Membership: 2011 - 2011
  • Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2011 - 2011

  • American Educational Research Journal
    Dates of Membership: 2010 - 2010
  • Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2010 - 2010

  • International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education
    Dates of Membership: 2009 - 2012
  • Editor, Associate Editor. Period of Service: 2009 - 2012

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    Dates of Membership: 2009 - 2010
    Accomplishments: Annual Meeting.
  • Reviewer. Period of Service: 2009 - 2010

  • Anxiety, Stress, & Coping
    Dates of Membership: 2009 - 2009
  • Ad hoc or Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2009 - 2009

  • The Journal of Special Education
    Dates of Membership: 2008 - 2012
  • Ad hoc or Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2008 - 2012

  • Psychiatric Research
    Dates of Membership: 2008 - 2010
  • Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2008 - 2010

  • The Journal of Special Education
    Dates of Membership: 2008 - 2008
    Accomplishments: (with Alfredo Artiles).
  • Guest Co-Editor. Period of Service: 2008 - 2008

  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Dates of Membership: 2007 - 2008
  • Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2007 - 2008

  • Education and Treatment of Children (ETC)
    Dates of Membership: 2006 - 2006
  • Assistant Editor. Period of Service: 2006 - 2006

  • International Council for Exceptional Children(CEC)
    Dates of Membership: 2005 - 2012
    Accomplishments: Annual International Convention and Expo.
  • Reviewer, Grant Proposal. Period of Service: 2005 - 2012

  • European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (2007-2008)
    Dates of Membership: 2005 - 2005
  • Ad hoc or Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2005 - 2005

  • Exceptional Children
    Dates of Membership: 2005 - 2005
  • Ad hoc or Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2005 - 2005

  • Current Issues in Education
    Dates of Membership: 2004 - 2005
  • Associate Editor. Period of Service: 2004 - 2005

  • Teacher Educators for Children with Behavior Disorders
    Dates of Membership: 2004 - 2005
  • President. Period of Service: 2004 - 2005

  • Education and Treatment of Children
    Dates of Membership: 2002 - 2009
  • Ad hoc or Guest Reviewer. Period of Service: 2002 - 2009

Public Service

  • St. Luke’s Health Initiatives Governor’s Behavioral Health Advisory Board
    Dates of Membership: 2006 - 2006

  • Arizona Sudanese Lost Boys Center Board of Directors
    Dates of Membership: 2005 - 2007

Awards and Honors

  • Review of Research Award
    Organization: American Educational Research Association
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: International
    Date(s): April 29, 2017
  • The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education Distinguished Achievement Award for Community-Engaged Scholarship
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Scope: School of Education
    Date(s): 2016
  • Language Education Policies, Bilingualism & eLearning: The Shanghai Seminar Series
    Organization: The Center for East Asian Studies
    Description: Amount: $18,000. Other core faculty: François Victor Tochon, Catherine Compton-Lily, and Erica Halverson.
    Date(s): 2012 - 2013
  • System-wide tiered prevention model for behavioral support
    Organization: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey
    Description: Amount: $2,000. Other core faculty: Ibrahim H. Diken.
    Date(s): 2012
  • Scholars of Color Early Career Mentoring Event
    Organization: American Educational Research Association
    Date(s): April 2012
  • Globalizing Education Research and Practice for Youth with Disabilities
    Organization: The International Institute & Global Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Description: Amount: $5,000. Other core faculty: Nancy Kendall, Audrey Trainor, and Mark Johnson.
    Date(s): 2010 - 2011
  • Dissertation Completion Grant
    Organization: Arizona State University Graduate College
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Description: Amount: $9,500
    Date(s): 2008 - 2009
  • Full Scholarship for Graduate Study Abroad
    Organization: The World Bank and Republic of Turkey, Ministry of National Education
    Purpose: Scholarship/Research
    Date(s): 1999 - 2006

Memberships

  • International Society for Cultural and Activity Research (ISCAR)
    Member Since: 2007
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
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