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Dr. Donna Breault

Dean of the Dwight Schar College of Education
Dwight Schar College of Education
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  • Joined Ashland University in 2016 and teaches undergraduate and graduate education courses

  • Research interests include John Dewey’s theory of inquiry and how it relates to curriculum theorizing, teacher education, and the nature and purpose of educational research

  • Recent publications include Curriculum as Spaces: Aesthetics, Community, and the Politics of Place (2014, Peter Lang, co-authors David M. Callejo-Perez & William L. White), Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today’s Classroom (2014, Routledge, co-editor, Rick Breault), The Red Light in the Ivory Tower: Contexts and Implications of Entrepreneurial Education (2012, Peter Lang, co-author David M. Callejo-Perez), and Professional Development Schools: Researching Lessons from the Field (2012, Rowman & Littlefield, Co-author Rick Breault)

  • Published in The Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, Teacher Education and Practice, Teaching and Teacher Education, International Journal of Leadership in Education, Planning and Change: An Educational Policy Journal, Journal of Thought, Educational Forum, and Educational Studies

  • Much of past experience in higher education includes redesigning and developing graduate programs in leadership and working with doctoral students in educational leadership, curriculum studies, and higher education administration


Georgia State University, Ph.D.
Oglethorpe University M.A., B.A.
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