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Steven Camicia

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School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Associate Professor, Social Studies Education

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: EDUC 390
DialPhone: 801-518-3193
SendEmail: steven.camicia@usu.edu


Educational Background

PhD, Curriculum and Instruction in Social Studies Education, University of Washington, 2007
Teaching the Japanese American Internment: A Case of Social Studies Curriculum
Med, University of Nevada, 2004
“Aspects of a Democratic Classroom: Class Meetings Based upon the Adlerian and Dreikursian Models of Social Interest.”
BA, Classics, (Philosophy and Ancient Greek), San Fransisco State University, 1986

Awards

American Educational Studies Association, 2017 Critics' Choice Book Award, 2017

School of Teacher Education and Leadership Scholar/Researcherof the Year, 2010

American Educational Research Association: Research in Social Studies Education Outstanding Paper Award , 2008


Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Camicia, S.P, (2016). Critical democratic education and LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum: Opportunities and constraints. Routledge
    • Book Chapters

    • Camicia, S.P, (2016). Michael W. Apple, Ideology and Curriculum: Popular Education Classics: A Reader. Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. *
    • Camicia, S.P, (2015). My pedagogical creed: Positionality, recognition, and dialogue in democratic education: Teaching social issues: Our pedagogical creeds. Routledge
    • Camicia, S.P, Di Stefano, M., (2015). Positionality and Glocal Encounters in Social Studies Teacher Education: Promoting Global Competence & Social Justice in Teacher Education: Successes and challenges within local and international contexts . Lexington Books
    • Camicia, S.P, (2014). Navigating/embodying controversy in classrooms in the United States and Philippines: Using autoethnography to understand the complexities of democracy in different contexts: Cross-cultural case studies of teaching controversial issues: Pathways and challenges to democratic citizenship education. Legal Wolf Publishers (Tilburg), in cooperation with UNESCO/Paris
    • Zhu, J., Camicia, S.P, (2014). Citizenship education in China under discourses of nationalism, cosmopolitanism, neoliberalism and Confucianism.: Citizenship Education around the World: Local Contexts and Global Possibilities . Routledge *
    • Berson, I., Camicia, S.P, (2013). Early childhood social studies: A national study of challenges and promising practices.: J. Passe (Ed.), Research on the status of social studies: Views from the field. . Information Age Press
    • Camicia, S.P, Bayon, A., (2012). Curriculum development collaboration between colonizer and colonized: Contradictions and possibilities for democratic education.: Ethics and international curriculum work: The challenges of culture and context. Information Age
    • Franklin, S.P, Camicia, S.P, (2011). Critical civic literacy and the building of community for a globalized world. In J. L. Devitis (Ed.): Critical Civic Literacy: A Reader. Peter Lang Publisher

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

          Academic Journal

        • Camicia, S.P, (2015). Associate Editor, Theory and Research in Social Education.
        • Clark, J., Camicia, S.P, (2014). Fostering preservice teachers’ sense of historical agency through the use of nonfiction graphic novels. Journal of Social Studies Research, 38:1
        • Camicia, S.P, (2012). An ethics of recognition in global and teacher education: Looking through queer and postcolonial Lenses. . International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning, 4:1, 25-35.
        • Camicia, S.P, Zhu, J., (2012). Synthesizing multicultural, global, and civic perspectives in the elementary school curriculum and educational research. . The Qualitative Report, 17, 1-19.
        • Zhu, J., Camicia, S.P, (2012). The curriculum as cultures in conflict: Exploring monocultural and multicultural ideologies through the case of bilingual education. . Working Papers in Literacy, Culture and Language Education, 1:1, 88-105.
        • Camicia, S.P, Zhu, J., (2011). Citizenship education under discourses of nationalism, globalization, and cosmopolitanism: Illustrations from China and the United States. . Frontiers of Education in China, 6:4, 602-619.
        • Camicia, S.P, Franklin, B., (2011). What type of global community and citizenship? Tangled discourses of neoliberalism and critical democracy in curriculum and its reform.: . Globalisation, Societies, and Education, 9:3-4, 311-322.
        • Camicia, S.P, Franklin, B., (2010). Curriculum reform in a globalised world: The discourses of cosmopolitanism and community.. London Review of Education, 8:2, 93-104.
        • Camicia, S.P, (2010). Deliberation of controversial public school curriculum: Developing process and outcomes that increase legitimacy and social justice. . Journal of Public Deliberation, 6:2, 1-20.
        • Camicia, S.P, Dobson, D., (2010). Learning how to respond to current events: Partner journals between U.S. preservice teachers and children. . Teaching and Teacher Education, 26, 576-582.
        • Camicia, S.P, Saavedra, C., (2009). A New Childhood Social Studies Curriculum for a New Generation of Citizenship. The International Journal of Children’s Rights, 17, 501-517.
        • Parker, W.C, Camicia, S.P, (2009). Cognitive praxis in today’s “international education” movement: Intents and affinities.. Theory and Research in Social Education, 37:1, 42-74.
        • Camicia, S.P, (2009). Identifying soft democratic education: Uncovering the range of civic and cultural choices in instructional materials.. The Social Studies , (May/June), 136-142.
        • Camicia, S.P, (2009). Teaching the Japanese American internment: A case study of social studies curriculum conflict and change. . Journal of Social Studies Research, 33:1, 113-132.
        • Camicia, S.P, (2008). Deciding what is a controversial issue: A case study of social studies curriculum controversy. Theory and Research in Social Education, 35:4, 290-307.
        • Professional Journal

        • Camicia, S.P, Read, S.R, (2011). Engaging public Issues through dialogue journals: Preservice teachers and elementary students read and respond. Social Studies Research and Practice, 5:1, 21-34.

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

                  Other

                • Dobson, D.L, Camicia, S.P, (2010). Learning how to respond to current events: Partner journals between U.S. preservice teachers and children. . Teaching and Teacher Education
                • Camicia, S.P, (2007). Deliberating immigration policy: Locating instructional materials within global and multicultural perspectives. Theory and Research in Social Education
                • Camicia, S.P, (2007). Prejudice reduction through multicultural education: Connecting multiple literatures.. Social Studies Research and Practice

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                Scheduled Teaching

                EDUC 6770 - Doctoral course on epistemology and qualitative methods,

                EDUC 7300 - Doctoral course on historical, cultural, and social foundations of education,

                ELED Seminar: Methods of cooperative learning,

                TEAL 6800 - Graduate course on innovations in social studies education in elementary and secondary classrooms,

                ELED 4050 - Undergraduate course on methods of instruction for social studies education,

                EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Spring 2017

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2017

                TEAL 7150 - Curriculum Theory, Fall 2016

                TEAL 7300 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education, Fall 2016

                TEAL 6800 - Improvement of Social Studies Instruction, Summer 2016

                EDUC 7780 - Qualitative Methods II, Spring 2016

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2016

                ELED 4050, Fall 2015

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2015

                EDUC 670, Spring 2015

                ELED 4050, Spring 2015

                EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Spring 2015

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2015

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2013

                TEAL 6710 - Diversity in Education, Summer 2013

                TEAL 6800 - Improvement of Social Studies Instruction, Summer 2013

                EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Summer 2013

                EDUC 7780 - Qualitative Methods II, Spring 2013

                PE 1301 - Lap Swimming, Fall 2012

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2012

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2012

                TEAL 6800 - Improvement of Social Studies Instruction, Summer 2012

                TEAL 6710 - Diversity in Education, Spring 2012

                EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Methods I, Spring 2012

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2012

                TEAL 7300 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education, Fall 2011

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2011

                TEAL 6800 - Improvement of Social Studies Instruction, Summer 2011

                TEAL 7300 - HIST/SOC/CULTR FOUND, Spring 2011

                TEAL 7300 - HIST/SOC/CULTR FOUND, Spring 2011

                TEAL 7300 - HIST/SOC/CULTR FOUND, Spring 2011

                EDUC 6770 - QUAL METHODS I, Spring 2011

                EDUC 6770 - QUAL METHODS I, Spring 2011

                TEAL 7300 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education, Fall 2010

                TEAL 7810 - Research Seminar, Fall 2010


                Graduate Students Mentored

                David Joy, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, September 2014
                Ana de la Cruz, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012
                Hayden Call, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012
                Jared Woolstenhulme, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012
                Diana West, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2010
                William Strong, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, November 2015 - October 2017
                Marialuisa Di Stefano, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, October 2013 - March 2017
                HyeKyoung Lee, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, March 2012 - March 2017
                Curtis Benjamin, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, January 2009 - August 2014
                JuanJuan Zhu, School of Teacher Education & Leadership 2013
                Olsen Casey, School of Teacher Education & Leadership 2013
                Tim Stout, School of Teacher Education & Leadership 2013
                Brooke Robertshaw, Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences 2013
                Amy Miner, 2012
                Doran Christensen, 2011
                Stephen Van Orden, 2010