Pamela Joseph's scholarship is in the areas of curriculum studies, the teaching profession, moral education and the moral dimensions of teaching. She is currently exploring visionary curriculum leadership and ethical inquiry within teacher education.
B EDUC 220 - Education and Society
B EDUC 491 - Ethical Dimensions of Education
B EDUC 577 - Curriculum Studies
B EDUC 587 - Curriculum Development
B EDUC 595 - Professional Portfolio: Reflective Practice Portfolio
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
American Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies
Moral Education Association
Moral Development and Education Special Interest Group of AERA
Peace Education Special Interest Group of AERA
Phi Delta Kappa
Honors and Awards
Dissertation Year Fellowship, Northwestern University
Elected to Professors of Curriculum
Ph.D. Social Studies Education, Northwestern University
M.A.T. History and Education, Northwestern University
B.A. American Culture, Lawrence University
- Core Faculty & Chair, Master of Arts in Education Program, Antioch University, Seattle
- Senior Associate, Center for Educational Renewal, University of Washington Seattle
- Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies, National-Louis University
- Lecturer, History of Education, Northwestern University
- Instructor, Educational Foundations, Northeastern Illinois University
- Teacher, Social Studies and Language Arts, Arlington Heights Illinois
- Teacher, History, Chicago Public High Schools
Selected Publications and Presentations
Pamela Bolotin Joseph. (2012). Disrupting the Utilitarian Paradigm: Teachers Doing Curriculum Inquiry. In J. Faulkner, Disrupting Pedagogies and Teaching the Knowledge Society: Countering Conservative Norms with Creative Approaches. (pp. 290-302) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Pamela Bolotin Joseph (Ed.) (2011). Cultures of Curriculum, Second Edition. New York: Routledge. (In the Studies in Curriculum Theory Series, William F. Pinar, Editor).
Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Edward Mikel (2011): Paper and Presentation: Countering an Ecology of Violence: Exploring the Complexity of Curriculum Leadership and Ethical Agency. 16th Annual Values and Leadership Conference Authentic Leadership: The Intersection of Purpose, Process and Context.
Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Leslie Smith Duss. (2009). "Teaching a Pedagogy of Peace: A Study of Peace Educators in United States' Schools in the Aftermath of September 11." Journal of Peace Education, 6(2), 189-207.
Pamela Bolotin Joseph (2007). "Seeing As Strangers: Teachers' Investigations of Lived Curriculum." Journal of Curriculum Studies 39(3).
Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Sara Efron (2005). "Seven Worlds of Moral Education." Phi Delta Kappan, 86(7), 525-533.
Pamela Bolotin Joseph. (2003). "Teaching about the Moral Classroom: Infusing the Moral into Teacher Education." Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 31(1), 7-20.
Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Gail E. Burnaford, Eds. (2001). Images of Schoolteachers in America (2nd Ed.) Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.