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Christine Baron

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ed.D., Social Studies Education, Boston University
M.S.Ed., Moderate Special Needs, Simmons College
B.A., History and Secondary Education, Marist College

Scholarly Interests

•    Historical thinking with non-traditional texts
•    Teaching and learning in museums/informal settings
•    The use of museums and historic sites in teacher education

Selected Publications

Baron, C. & Dobbs, C. (2015) Building Contextual Awareness through Historical Building Analysis. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 58(6).

Baron, C., Woyshner, C., & Haberkern, P. (2014). Integrating Historic Site-based Experience into Pre-service Teacher Education. Journal of Social Studies Research, 38(3).

Baron, C. (2014). Structuring historic site-based history laboratories for teacher education. Journal of Museum Education, 39(1).

Baron, C. (2014). Historic Sites’ Role in History Education. In B. Trofanenko & A. Segall (Eds.), Beyond Pedagogy: Reconsidering the Public Purpose of Museums (pp. 25-36). New York: Sense Publishers.

Baron, C. (2013) Using Inquiry Based Instruction to Encourage Teachers’ Historical Thinking at Historic Sites. Teaching and Teacher Education 35, 157-169.

Baron, C. (2012). Understanding Historical Thinking at Historic Sites. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104(3), 833-847.

Baron, C. (2010). One if by land! Two if by river! Or, What if everything you thought you knew was wrong? The History Teacher, 43(4), 607-615.