Dr. Lorenz is Associate Professor and Director of Teacher Certification at Sacred
Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. His responsibilities include directing the
student teaching program and serving as certification officer. He also teaches
educational research in the 6th-year Certificate of Advance Studies in Administration
program.Prior to his appointment to the Isabelle Farrington School of Education he taught
and conducted educational research for eighteen years as a visiting professor in federal
universities in the states of Paraná and Bahia, Brazil. He was also the headmaster of an
overseas american school in Brazil. While at SHU, he has continued his research on the
history of science education in Brazil. Dr. Lorenz was conferred the MA and Ed.D. degrees
in Science Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Doutor em Educação, com especialização no Ensino de Ciências, pelo Teachers College,
Columbia University, de Nova York, EUA. Coordenador dos Cursos de Licenciatura e
Professor do Curso de Pós-Graduação em Educação no Isabelle Farrington College of
Education, Sacred Heart University, em Fairfield, Connecticut, EUA. Leciona Metodologia
da Pesquisa Educacional no Mestrado em Administração Escolar. De 1976 a 1994, foi
Professor Visitante da Universidade Federal da Bahia e da Universidade Federal do Paraná,
atuando no Mestrado em Educação, tendo sido também, Diretor da Escola Americana em


Contributions to Books


Papers Published in Conference Proceedings


Imperial Collegio de Pedro II: um Elemento de Manutenção da Unidade Nacional [The Imperial College Pedro II: Contributing to the Preservation of National Unity] (with Ariclê Vechia), IX Ibero-American Congress on the History of Latin-American Education, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2009)

Presentations at Conferences


Indirect Power and the Unification of Secondary Education in the Empire of Brazil: 1837-1889, 35th Session of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE), Riga, Latvia (2013)


Standardization of Scientific Terminology and the Teaching of the Natural Sciences in Nineteenth-Century Brazil: the Contribution of Benjamin Ramiz Galvão, 28th Session of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE), Umeå, Sweden (2008)


Schooling and the “Hygienization” of Less-Privileged Children in Brazil, 1870-1900 (with Ariclê Vechia and António G. Ferreira), 30th Session of the International Standing Conference for the History of Education (ISCHE), Rutgers University, Newark, USA (2008)