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Felisa Tibbitts

Professional Background

Educational Background

A.B. Harvard College
M.P.P. Harvard Kennedy School of Government
M.Ed. Harvard Graduate School of Education, with Certificate of Advanced Studies (ABD)
D.Phil Otto-von-Guericke-Universitat Magdeburg

Scholarly Interests

Human rights, citizenship and peace education; education in post-conflict and transitional societies; curriculum reform and policy borrowing; critical pedagogy; social change theory.

Selected Publications

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BOOKS  Tibbitts, F. (2010). Learning from our Experience. Human Rights Education Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit. London: Amnesty International.

BOOK CHAPTERS.  Tibbitts, F. and Totten S. (2012). "Human Rights Education" in Pederson, J. and Totten, S. (Eds.) Educating About Social Issues in the 20th and 21st Centuries. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, pp. 195-221.

Tibbitts, F. and Fernekes, W. (2010). "Human Rights Educaition" in Totten, S. and Pederson, J.E. (Eds.), Teaching and Studying Social Issues: Major Programs and Approaches. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, pp. 87-117.

EDITED JOURNALS.  Fritzsche, K.P. and Tibbitts, F. (Eds.) (2006). "International Perspectives on Human Rights Education", special issue of Journal of Social Science Education (1).

Tibbitts, F. (2005).  "Transformative Learning and Human Rights Education" in Intercultural Education, 16(2). Guest editor for this special issue.

ARTICLES. Tibbitts, F. and Kirchschlaeger, Peter G. (2010). "Perspectives of Research on Human Rights Education", Journal of Human Rights Education 2(1), pp. 8-29.

Tibbitts, F. (2006). "Learning from the Past: Supporting Teaching through the Facing the Past History Project in South Africa" in Prospects, Vol,. XXXVI: No. 3. Geneva: Institute for Bureau of Education, UNESCO.

custom course list

FALL 2013
ITSF 4613 International Perspectives on Peace and Human Rights Education
ITSF 5590 Education and the Development of Nations

ITSF 4603: Human and Social Dimensions of Peace
ITSF 5199: Citizenship Education in Latin America
ITSF 5199: Monitoring and Evaluation in Human Rights Education

Centers and Projects

2011 TC Faculty