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About Steven P. Camicia

I am a professor of foundations and social studies education at Utah State University. My research focuses on curriculum and instruction in the areas of perspective consciousness and social justice as they relate to critical democratic education. I was recently awarded the American Educational Studies Association 2017 Critics' Choice Book Award for my book entitled, "Critical Democratic Education and LGBTQ-Inclusive Curriculum: Opportunities and Constraints." My research has been published in scholarly journals such as Theory and Research in Social Education, the Social Studies, Social Studies Research and Practice, International Journal of Social Studies Research, Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education, the Journal of Public Deliberation, and the London Review of Education. For more information about my work, please refer to my Curriculum Vitae below. I am a former elementary school teacher. 


2007 - Present Associate Professor, Utah State University Teacher Education and Leadership

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

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Honors and Awards

  • 2008 - American Educational Research Association: Research in Social Studies Education Outstanding Paper Award for paper entitled, “The New 'International Education' Movement in U.S. Schools: Civic and Capital Intents, Local and Global Affinities”
  • 2008-2009 - Award of $12,000 by Utah State University for research examining exemplary elementary teachers who integrate global, multicultural, and civic education in their curriculum
  • 2005-2006 - Award of $15,000 by the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction for research examining the Washington Civil Liberties Public Education Program

Contact Information

Mail Address:
2805 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-2805
390 Education Building
(801) 518-3193
(435) 797-0372


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