Alex J. Armonda is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Cultural Studies in Education program at the University of Texas at Austin. A former 8th grade language arts teacher from Chicago, Illinois, Alex currently teaches an undergraduate course on the social foundations of education, and serves as a field supervisor for pre-service teachers in the elementary teaching program. Alex received his Master's in Teaching from Dominican University in 2017 and his B.A. in English from the University of Iowa in 2013.
Alex's research examines the tradition of critical pedagogical thought in education through psychoanalytic, decolonial, feminist, and critical theoretical lenses. He has recently presented his work at the American Educational Studies Association and the Curriculum and Pedagogy Group conferences. His writing has appeared in Educational Philosophy and Theory, Texas Education Review, and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies.
Alex serves as Co-Editor in Chief of the Texas Education Review, an independent, peer reviewed scholarly publication based at the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin.