Visiting Scholars

Tom Popkewitz(Professor)
Thomas S. Popkewitz, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. His research is about politics of knowledge as it relates to issues of social inclusion and exclusion in educational research, focusing on research paradigms, the changing terrains of knowledge about teaching and teacher education, and reforms in subject research, among other foci. He has also conducted national and international studies of educational policy, school reform, and teacher education. Some of his books are: Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform Science, Education, and Making Society by Making The Child; A Political Sociology of Educational Reform; Power/knowledge in teaching, teacher are: education and research; Struggling for the soul, The politics of schooling and the construction of the teacher; and Governing children, families and education. Restructuring the Welfare State. His books and articles have been translated into eight languages.