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Tony DeCesare

Tony DeCesare is an Instructional Assistant Professor in the department of Leadership, Language, and Curriculum. He earned his PhD in Philosophy of Education from Indiana University and joined the DePaul faculty in fall 2019 after four years as an Assistant Professor of Educational Studies at Saint Louis University. DeCesare’s research focuses on improving the vibrancy and inclusiveness of democratic societies through public schooling and other forms of education. His work has appeared in several journals including Studies in Philosophy and Education, The Good Society: A Journal of Civic Studies, American Journal of Education, Philosophical Studies in Education, and Teaching Ethics.

  • PhD in Philosophy of Education, Indiana University
  • MS in Ed.History and Philosophy of Education, Indiana University
  • MA in Curriculum and Instruction, Fairfield University
  • BA in English, Fairfield University
Courses Taught
  • CS 764 Youth Development, Ideology, Culture, & Society
  • CS 751 Curriculum for Human and Community Development
  • CS 704 Curriculum Discourse/Perspectives Over Time
  • CS 470 Teachers as Leaders
  • SCG 775 Frameworks of Inquiry in Educational Research I
  • SCG 711 Culture, Power, and Education
  • SCG 701 Philosophy of Ethics in Education
  • SCG 411 Philosophy of Education

Research Interests
Philosophy and History of Education; Theories of Democracy and Citizenship; Theories of Justice; Capabilities Approach; Children's Rights and Agency

Curriculum Vitae
DeCesare CV.pdf