Cochran-Smith, M., J. Barnatt, R. Lahann, K. Shakman, and D. Terrell, D. 2008. Teacher education for social justice: Critiquing the critiques. In The handbook of social justice in education, W. Ayers, T. Quinn, and D. Stovall, ed. Philadelphia: Taylor and Francis, 625−39.
Cochran-Smith, M. 2008. The new teacher education in the United States: Directions forward. Teachers and Teaching 14(4): 271−82.
Furlong, J., M. Cochran-Smith, and M. Brennan, M. Eds. 2008. Politics and policy in teacher education: International perspectives. Special issue of Teachers and Teaching 14: 4 & 5: August-October.
Dr. Cochran-Smith gave the keynote address at the New England Education Research Association, "Strengthening Education Research," in October 2008 and the Utah Education Policy Forum keynote address, "Teaching for Social Justice: What's Accountability Got To Do with It?" in November.
Also in November 2008, Cochran-Smith spoke to a variety of university, school, and public groups at the Universidad Diego Portales, the Catholic University of Chile, and the University of Chile at Valparaiso.