Faculty and Staff

Thomas Fallace

Professor • Department of Teacher Ed: PreK-12

Professional Interests

I teach classes in social studies methods and the history of education, and I study curriculum history and the history of ideas in schools. 

Degrees

PhD Curriculum and Instruction, University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA

Specialization

Social Studies Education, History of Education

Representative Publications


The ethnocentric origins of the learning styles; Educational Researcher; Volume 48, 2019


In the Shadow of Authoritarianism: American Education in the Twentieth Century; New York, NY; Teachers College Press; 2018


The Origins of Classroom Deliberation: Democratic Education in the Shadow of Authoritarianism, 1938-1960; Harvard Educational Review; Volume 86, 2016


American Educators’ Confrontation with Fascism ; Educational Researcher; Volume 47, 2017


The Dewey School as Triumph, Tragedy, and Misunderstood: Exploring the Myths and Historiography of the University of Chicago Laboratory School. ; Teachers College Record; Volume 119, 2017

Fellowships, Grants and Research

'The Red Flag of Indoctrination': Democratic Education in the Shadow of Authoritarianism, 1916-1966
Grant

“Recapitulation Theory and the Origins of Progressive Education, 1890-1920,”
Grant

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