Critical perspectives on the theory and practice of curriculum.
Youth and media.
Innovation and possibilities in education.
B.A. American History, Columbia University
Ed.M. Curriculum Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University
Ed.D. Curriculum and Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University
Dissertation Title – Teenagers and Media, “It’s Just Life”: Pedagogical Possibilities in Collaborative Research with Youth
Lesko, N., Simmons, J., Uva, J. (2020). “Alternative Conceptions of Adolescence as a Basis for Curriculum,” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education.
Woo, Y. & Simmons J. (2008). “Paved with Good Intentions: Perspectives on Textbook Development in Afghanistan,” Asia Pacific Journal of Education.
Lesko, N., Simmons, J., Quarshie, A. & Newton, R. (2008). “Pedagogy of Monsters: Scary Disturbances in a Doctoral Research Preparation Course,” Teachers College Record.