Professor of Education
Ph.D. Indiana University, 2000
M.A.R. Yale University, 1996
B.A. Wheaton College, 1993
- History of American Education (San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, 2012)
- Homeschool: An American History (New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008)
- American Educational History Revisited: A Critique of Progress (New York, NY: Teachers College Press, 2003)
- "The History of North American Indian Education, 15,000 BCE to 1491," History of Education Quarterly 54, no. 3 (August 2014): 323-348.
- "Is it Time for Another Historiographical Revolution?", History of Education Quarterly 53, no. 2 (May 2013): 177-183.
- "Homeschooling: A Comprehensive Review of the Research,"Other Education: The Journal of Educational Alternatives 2, no. 1 (February 2013): 4-59.
- "The Revisionists Revived: The Liberation Historiography of Education," History of Education Quarterly 52, no. 4 (November 2012): 488-505.
- "Homeschooling in the USA: Past, Present, and Future," Theory and Research in Education 7, no. 3 (November 2009): 331-346.
- "Homeschooling Goes Mainstream," Education Next (Winter 2009):11-18.
- "Why homeschooling happened," Education Horizons 86, no. 4 (Summer 2008): 226-237.
- Currently working on a second edition of the book Homeschool: An American History and on an edited Handbook on Homescholling, to be published by Wiley-Blackwell.
- Regularly posting reviews of current homeschooling research at http://icher.org/blog/
- Education and American Society
- Ethics: Moral Education
- First Year Seminar
- Pluralism: American Immigration
Advice for First-Year Students...
Can you handle the regulations and requirements? If so, go for it.
Vocational Story :
Found that I was good at explaining complicated things simply. Love college students. Love talking about big ideas.
Fitness, guitar and piano.
Julian of Norwich
"All will be well."