Deliberation of Controversial Public School Curriculum: Developing Processes and Outcomes that Increase Legitimacy and Social Justice, Journal of Public Deliberation (2014)

Public schools in the United States are charged with facilitating public deliberation of controversial school...


An ethics of recognition in global and teacher education: Looking through queer and postcolonial Lenses, International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning (2012)


Engaging Public Issues through Dialogue Journals: Preservice Teachers and Elementary Students Read and Respond (with Sylvia Read), The Reading Teacher (2011)

In a qualitative study, 50 pre-service teachers were partnered with 50 elementary students to write...


Curriculum reform in a globalised world: The discourses of cosmopolitanism and community (with B. Franklin), London Review of Education (2010)


Learning How to Respond to Current Events: Partner Journals between U.S. Preservice Teachers and Children (with D. Dobson), Teaching and Teacher Education (2010)

The representation of a variety of stakeholders' voices during the deliberation of public issues is...



A New Childhood Social Studies Curriculum for a New Generation of Citizenship (with Cinthya Saavedra), The International Journal of Children's Rights (2009)

Traditional concepts of civic education in the United States and the expanding horizons curriculum scope...


A New Elementary School Social Studies Curriculum for a New Generation of Citizenship. (with Cinthya M. Saavedra), International Journal of Children's Rights (2009)


Cognitive Praxis in Today's "International Education" Movement: A Case Study of Intents and Affinities (with W. C. Parker), Theory and Research in Social Education (2009)

We report a qualitative case study of interpretive activity inside the current wave of the...



Identifying Soft Democratic Education: Uncovering the Range of Civic and Cultural Choices in Instructional Materials, The Social Studies (2009)

Although student deliberation of public issues is recognized as a vital component of democratic education,...



Deciding What Is a Controversial Issue: A Case Study of Social Studies Curriculum Controversy, Theory and Research in Social Education (2008)

Frame analysis was used to examine how competing stakeholders framed a sixth grade curriculum controversy...



Review of the Book, How Children Become Moral Selves: Building Character and Promoting Citizenship in Education, Education Review (2008)

When I first read the title of Russell’s book, How children become moral selves: Building...



Deliberating Immigration Policy: Locating Instructional Materials within Global and Multicultural Perspectives, Theory and Research in Social Education (2007)

A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. Numerous theorists have identified...



Prejudice Reduction through Multicultural Education: Connecting Multiple Literatures, Social Studies Research and Practice (2007)

Banks (1994) names prejudice reduction as one of five dimensions of multicultural education. Although children...


Contributions to Books

Curriculum development collaboration between colonizer and colonized: Contradictions and possibilities for democratic education, Ethics and international curriculum work: The challenges of culture and context (2012)

Critical civic literacy and the building of community for a globalized world (with B. Franklin), Critical Civic Literacy: A Reader (2011)

Transnational childhoods: Bodies that challenge boundaries (with C. Saavedra), Diversity, Multiplicity and Childhoods (2010)


Transnational Childhoods: Immigration and Bodies That Challenge Boundaries (with C. Saavedra), Diversity, Multiplicity and Childhoods (2010)


Globalization and the intents of a cosmopolitan curriculum, TEaL Faculty Publications (2010)

Human rights and recognition in the social studies curriculum (with A. Osler), TEaL Faculty Publications (2010)

Civic education and immigrant children:generating transnational feminist research possibilities (with Cinthya M. Saavedra), American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Diego, CA (2009)