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Joseph Gardner

  • PhD, Stanford University
  • MA, Louisiana State University
  • BA, Hamilton College
Courses Taught
  • CS 764 Youth Development, Ideology, Culture, and Society
  • CS 751 Curriculum for Human and Community Development
  • CS 580 Research Seminar in Curriculum Studies
  • CS 488 Curriculum Design
  • CS 470 Teachers as Leaders
  • SEC 363 Introduction to Secondary Teaching as a Profession

Research Interests

  • Resilient youth and resilient communities; the intersection of education, juvenile justice, and other youth agencies; youth and community development, in particular to foster youth civic participation; teacher leadership and the development of teachers as change agents; alternative approaches to secondary education

Selected Publications

  • Tian, Q., Bigelow, S., Noel Jr, T., Gardner, J., & Michel, R. (2020). Endeavoring a critical and thoughtful response during and beyond COVID-19: Community-Based Justice Work in a Catholic University. Journal of Catholic Education, 23(1), 205-213.
  • Gardner, J. (2011). Placed blame: Narratives of youth culpability. Urban Education, 46(4), 588-601. DOI: 10.1177/0042085911399792 
  • Gardner, J. (2011). Keeping faith: Faith talk by and for incarcerated youth, The Urban Review, 43(1), 22-42. DOI: 10.1007/s11256-009-0149-7 
  • Gardner, J. (2010). Democracy’s orphans: Rights, responsibility, and the role of the state in the lives of incarcerated youth. Youth & Society, 42(1), 81-103. DOI: 10.1177/0044118X09336268 
  • Gardner, J. (2010). Beyond “making it” or not: Future talk by incarcerated young men. Urban Education, 45(1), 75-102. DOI: 10.1177/004208590935215​0