Kenneth Saltman, PhD

Professor

Educational Leadership

508-910-9031

508-910-9043

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UMass School of Law LL6


Education

1999Pennsylvania State UniversityPhD
1995Pennsylvania State UniversityMA
1991McGill UniversityBA Honors

Teaching

  • Educational Policy, Politics, and Reform
  • Sociology of Education; Philosophical Foundations of Education
  • Critical Theory; Critical Pedagogy; Curriculum Theory
  • Political Economy of Education: School Finance
  • Globalization and Education; Urban Education

Teaching

Courses

Completion of the dissertation by working on the final considerations of the research. The seminar will allow students to prepare and revise the entire dissertation manuscript for defense.

Completion of the dissertation by working on the final considerations of the research. The seminar will allow students to prepare and revise the entire dissertation manuscript for defense.

Research and writing of the dissertation. The dissertation must be an original and crucial contribution to the field of educational leadership and policy studies. Such intellectual exegesis is completed under the supervision of the dissertation committee chair/advisor and members. After approval of the dissertation by the committee, the student will proceed to the defense.

Research

Research Activities

  • Kenneth J. Saltman (2016). Scripted Bodies: Corporate Power, Smart Technologies, and the Undoing of Public Education: Routledge
  • Kenneth J. Saltman, et al. (2016). Toward a New Common School Movement: New York, Routledge
  • Kenneth J. Saltman (2012). The Failure of Corporate School Reform: Routledge
  • Kenneth J. Saltman (2010). The Gift of Education: Public Education and Venture Philanthropy: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Kenneth J. Saltman (2007). Capitalizing on Disaster: Taking and Breaking Public Schools: New York, Routledge

Research

Research Interests

  • Educational Policy, Politics, and Reform
  • Sociology of Education
  • Critical Theory; Critical Pedagogy; Curriculum Theory
  • Globalization and Education; Urban Education
  • Teacher Education

Select publications

Kenneth J. Saltman (2018).
The Swindle of Innovative Educational Finance
Minnesota

Kenneth J. Saltman & Alexander J. Means (2018).
The Wiley Handbook of Global Educational Reform
Wiley

Kenneth J. Saltman (2018).
The Politics of Education: Second Edition
Routledge

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