Social Studies Education

Our program area focuses on research, theory, and teacher preparation that explore the contextual and contested meanings of “history” and “citizenship” in the U.S. public schools. Drawing from a variety disciplines, our teacher education programs, master level programs and doctoral programs all pursue theoretical, historical, empirical, pedagogical questions that seek to excavate and analyze how issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, religion and cultural differences inform the field of social studies education.

Core Faculty
Anthony L. Brown, Associate Professor, Program Area Coordinator, Advisor Cinthia Salinas, Professor
Katherina Payne, Assistant Professor