David Carlson

Associate Professor

EdD (2005), Teachers College, Columbia University, English Education, Dissertation: Producing a Sovereign Self: Portfolios and the Ownership of Scholastic Bodies; MA (1996), American University, Literature; BA (1992), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 

English; Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Keble College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, English Literature and English Law

Research Interest
  • Primary area of expertise is secondary English education, with a specific focus on methods of teaching English, curriculum studies, and historiographies of English studies. An additional primary area of expertise is Queer Theory/LGBTQ Studies with a specific focus on life histories of gay men.

Research Expertise
  • Action Research
  • Affective Education
  • Arts Education
  • Bullying
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Research
  • Critical Theory
  • Curriculum
  • Curriculum Studies and Diversity
  • Discourse Processes and Studies
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • High Schools
  • History
  • Identity
  • Life History
  • Literacy
  • Literature
  • Narrative
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Postmodernism
  • Qualitative Research
  • Queer Theory
  • Research Methodology
  • Student Teaching
  • Teacher Education - Pre-Service
  • Teacher Knowledge (cultural/content/pedagogical)
  • Urban Education
  • Writing