Pamela Bolotin Joseph, Ph.D.

Principal Lecturer Emerita

Box: 358531

Academic Interests

Pamela Joseph's scholarship is in the areas of the moral dimensions of education, curriculum studies, and the teaching profession.


Ph.D. Social Studies Education, Northwestern University
M.A.T. History and Education, Northwestern University
B.A. American Culture, Lawrence University

Recent Courses Taught

  • B EDUC 250 – Topics in Education and Popular Culture
  • B EDUC 315 - History of Education in the United States
  • B EDUC 460 - Moral Dimensions of Education
  • B EDUC 557 - Curriculum Studies

Selected Publications and Presentations

Pamela Bolotin Joseph (in development). The Moral Classroom. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph (in press). Cultures of Curriculum. In M.F. He & W. Schubert (Eds.), Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph. (2019). Cultivating Moral Imagination Through Teacher Education. In M. Peters (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Teacher Education. Singapore: Springer.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph. (2019). Cultivating Moral Imagination in Teacher Education. In E. Campbell & K. Wang (Eds.), Professional Ethics and the Moral Work of Teaching: Western Contemporary Research. Fuzhou, China: Fujian Education Press.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph. (2016). Ethical Reflections on Becoming Teachers. Journal of Moral Education, 45 (1), 31-45.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Edward Mikel. (2014). Transformative Moral Education: Challenging an Ecology of Violence. Journal of Peace Education. 11 (3), 317-333.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph. (2012). Disrupting the Utilitarian Paradigm: Teachers Doing Curriculum Inquiry. In J. Faulkner, Disrupting Pedagogies and Teaching the Knowledge Society: Countering Conservative Norms with Creative Approaches. (pp. 290-302) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph (Ed.) (2011). Cultures of Curriculum, Second Edition. New York: Routledge. (In the Studies in Curriculum Theory Series, William F. Pinar, Editor).

Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Leslie Smith Duss. (2009). "Teaching a Pedagogy of Peace: A Study of Peace Educators in United States' Schools in the Aftermath of September 11." Journal of Peace Education, 6(2), 189-207.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph (2007). "Seeing As Strangers: Teachers' Investigations of Lived Curriculum." Journal of Curriculum Studies 39(3), 283-302.

Pamela Bolotin Joseph & Gail E. Burnaford (Eds.) (2001). Images of Schoolteachers in America (2nd ed.). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.