Kurth-Schai specializes in the study of social and educational reform. Her research
interests include philosophical and policy analyses concerning the role of public
education in addressing social justice, environmental, and spiritual issues as well as
contemporary reform efforts in the United States and abroad aimed at effective response
to the challenges posed by globalization. She teaches courses on social, philosophical
and political issues in education. 

EDUCATION: B.S., University of Minnesota, 1976; M.S., Indiana University, 1978; Ph.D.,
University of Minnesota, 1984 

Kurth-Schai has been teaching at Macalester since 1986. 

Journal Articles

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Re-envisioning Education for Global Citizenship (with C.R. Green), Pacific Asian Education (2003)
 

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John Dewey and the Early Childhood Classroom, Journal of Curriculum Studies (1995)
 

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Youth-Adult Collaboration: Transforming Dreams into Reality, New Designs for Youth Development (1994)
 

Books

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Re-envisioning Education and Democracy (with Charles R. Green) (2006)
 

Contributions to Books

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Education for Democracy (with Charles R. Green), Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education (2009)
 

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Educational Reform (with Charles R. Green), Encyclopedia of the Social and Cultural Foundations of Education (2009)
 

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Making it Work: Implementing Multidimensional Citizenship, Multidimensional Citizenship for the Twenty-first Century (1999)
 

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Cultural Futures Delphi Methodology, Multidimensional Citizenship for the Twenty-first Century (1998)
 

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Implications for Educational Practice, Multidimensional Citizenship for the Twenty-first Century (1998)
 

Book Reviews