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Steven Camicia

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School of Teacher Education & Leadership

Professor, Social Studies Education

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

Francis P. Hunkins Distinguished Article Award , 2020

The American Association for Teaching and Curriculum

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, (2018). How might public policy engagement and political activism be situated within social studies teacher education programs? : Social studies in the new educational policy era: Conversations on purposes, perspectives, and practices.. Routledge *
    • 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 Research Methods, Spring 2021

                ELED 4050, 4051 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Spring 2021

                TEAL 7300 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education, Fall 2020

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Fall 2020

                TEAL 7300 - Historical, Social, and Cultural Foundations of Education, Spring 2020

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Spring 2020

                TEAL 7150 - Curriculum Theory, Fall 2019

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Fall 2019

                TEAL 7800 - Advanced Review of Research in Social Studies, Summer 2019

                ELED 4056 - Elementary Content Practicum, Spring 2019

                EDUC 6770 - Qualitative Research Methods, Spring 2019

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies in Elementary School, Spring 2019

                , Fall 2018

                TEAL 7150 - Curriculum Theory, Fall 2018

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Fall 2018

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2018

                ELED 4050 - Teaching Social Studies and Practicum Level III, Spring 2018

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

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

                TEAL 6545 - Research for Classroom Teachers, Summer 2017

                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

                Joe Cochran, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2020
                Shouqing Si, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2018
                Jared Woolstenhulme, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012 - August 2020
                Ana de la Cruz, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012 - July 2020
                David Joy, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, September 2014 - April 2020
                Diana West, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2010 - October 2019
                John Meisner , School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2016 - September 2019
                Chaille Kitchen, English, August 2017 - April 2019
                Hayden Call, School of Teacher Education & Leadership, August 2012 - January 2019
                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