Director, Master of Arts in Teaching Program in Los Angeles
Primary Academic Program: Master of Arts in Teaching Program
B.A., Taylor University, M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Research interests: history education, history of American education, the development of historical thinking processes in adolescents, historiography and disciplined inquiry in secondary classrooms, urban education, the history of teacher preparation, progressivism, and Americanization. Secondary school teaching, advisory roles, and curriculum development: New York City Department of Education, Los Angeles Unified School District, Detroit Public Schools, Oakland Unified Schools, Kern County Schools, Honduran Ministry of Education, Micronesia (Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands), James Madison Fellow, NEH Humanities Scholar, Fulbright-Hayes awardee, U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History Grant, Teacher Quality Partnership grant, and PBS consultant. Publications: New Educator, OAH Magazine of History, The History Teacher
. Presentations: Organization of American Historians, American Educational Research Association, National Council for the Social Studies, American Association of Museums, History of Education Society.