Douglas E Foley

Douglas E Foley
Professor Emeritus, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Email: dfoley@austin.utexas.edu
 

Douglas Foley finished his B.A. in history at Northern Iowa University and his M.A. in anthropology and Ph.D. in educational anthropology at Stanford University. After doing fieldwork in the Philippines and Mexico, he became a specialist in U.S. culture and schools. He has taught courses on popular culture, social movements, race relations, and inequality in the U.S. public schools. He served as co-editor of the Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education for five years. During his thirty year career, he has written and edited six books and over 60 articles and chapters. His most recent ethnographies are Learning Capitalist Culture Deep in the Heart of Tejas and the Heartland Chronicles.