College of Education & Human Services

Dr. Andrea Hyde, Ph.D

Dr. Andrea Hyde, Ph.D

Professor of Social Foundations of Education

Office: WIU-Quad Cities 1111
Phone: 309-762-9481 ext. 62242
Email: AM-Hyde@wiu.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Andrea Hyde is a professor in the School of Education, where she teaches courses in social and multicultural foundations of education and education policy and law for Western’s teacher education program. She also teaches graduate level courses in social theory, philosophy of education, and qualitative research. In addition to teaching, she directs masters theses and serves on doctoral dissertation committees for the school's MSEd and EdD programs.

Dr. Hyde's policy and curriculum work involve mind-body practices in teacher education and professional development. She integrates school-based yoga curriculum and teacher training programs with critical pedagogy and social justice education. She is also interested in mindfulness pedagogy for post-secondary education, with connections to philosophy of education and critical social theories.

She also provides mindful movement workshops to educators at all levels. Workshop participants have had the following to say.

I appreciate the level of background information and research provided and especially the experiential practice opportunities.
I cannot wait for the next workshop/conference!