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About Micki M. Caskey (Emerita)

Dr. Caskey is a well-known expert in the field of middle level education and has earned numerous honors for her work, including the Richard "Dick" Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award, the John H. Lounsbury Award for Distinguished Service from the Association for Middle Level Education and the Pete Lorain Lifetime of Service Award from the Oregon Middle Level Association (both received in 2012.) She has published 10 books on middle level education and has written scores of articles. She serves as the co-series editor of The Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education and The Handbook of Resources in Middle Level Education. She is also a popular keynote speaker on middle level education.


Present Professor Emeritus, Portland State University College of Education
2020 Professor, Portland State University Curriculum and Instruction
August 2017 Associate Dean, Portland State University Graduate School of Education


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Honors and Awards

  • Richard “Dick” Lipka Lifetime Achievement Award. (2014) Middle Level Education Research Special Interest Group. American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • John H. Lounsbury Award. (2012). Association for Middle Level Education, Portland, OR.

Contact Information

Micki Caskey, PhD
Portland State University
Graduate School of Education
PO Box 751
1900 SW 4th Avenue
Room 210J
Portland, OR 97207-0751
Phone: 503-725-4749
Fax: 503-725-8475


Middle Grades Education (13)

Doctoral Education (4)

Teacher Education (1)

Books (4)

Chapters (1)

Presentations (3)