Brooke Blevins, Ph.D.Dr. Brooke Blevins is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction in Baylor University's School of Education and specializes in social studies education, teacher education, critical historical thinking and civic education. She has published articles in "Multicultural Perspectives," the official journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education, and "Theory and Research in Social Education" and is a co-researcher with Dr. Karon LeCompte on the effectiveness of iCivics (founded by retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor) as a learning tool by both students and teachers and the impact it has on students' civic understandings and dispositions.
Blevins was honored in 2011 with the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Research in Social Studies Education SIG Best Paper Award for her work with the Social Studies Inquiry Research Collaboration.
Blevins earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from Trinity University and her doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin.
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