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James Carpenter

Bartle Professor, Graduate School of Education

Office: AB-G17
Fax: 607-777-3587
E-mail: jcarpent@binghamton.edu

Educational Background

  • EdD, Binghamton University
  • MAT, Social studies education, Binghamton University
  • BA, American history, Binghamton University

Teaching Profession
Courses regularly taught

  • SEC 593B. Philosophical and Theoretical Foundations in the Pedagogy of Social Studies
  • SEC 594B. Curriculum and Teaching in Social Studies

Current Research Interests

  • Democratic education in practice
  • Citizenship education
  • History of education

Selected Publications

  • Carpenter, J. J. (2014). The complexity of Thomas Jefferson. A response to "The diffusion of light."
    Democracy and Education, 22(1), Article 8. Available http://www.democracyeducationjournal.org/home/vol22/iss1/8.

  • Carpenter, J. J. (2014). The ultimate defense of liberty: Thomas Jefferson's philosophy of education. In M.
    Holowchak (Ed.), Thomas Jefferson& philosophy: Essays on the philosophical cast of Jefferson's writings (pp.135-146). Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
  • Carpenter, J. J.  (2013).  Democratic Learning Communities:  Citizenship Education in Practice.  Social Science Docket, 13(1), 2-4.

  • Carpenter, J. J. & Archer, D. J.  (2012).  Teaching all students to be leaders:  The forgotten civic skill.  Ohio Social Studies Review, 49(2), 3-9.

  • Carpenter, J. J. (2007).  Making the journey into teaching:  A different approach to student teaching at the secondary level.  Excelsior:  Leadership in Teaching and Learning, 2 (1), 61 .

Last Updated: 8/18/14