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Curriculum and Instruction
Gregg Jorgensen, Ph.D.
Horrabin Hall, Rm. 74
Dr. Jorgensen earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Utah State University. He also holds a B.S. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Utah, and a J.D. degree from the Antioch School of Law in Washington D.C. He currently teaches Social Studies Education courses in the department with an emphasis on curriculum and methods. Dr. Jorgensen has reviewed articles for Theory and Research in Social Education, the Society for the Study of Curriculum History (SSCH), and proposals for the College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA). He is associated with the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) and its issues centered community SIG, the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), and the American Education Research Association (AERA). Current research interests include social studies curriculum history, issues centered education, social, philosophical and historical foundations of education, and the effect of John Dewey on social studies education.