Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Brian Casemore is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Pedagogy in the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy at the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Education and Human Development. He teaches courses in English education, curriculum theory, human development, and social diversity. His research focuses on autobiographical inquiry and psychoanalytic conceptions of educational experience. His book on southern place and identity, The Autobiographical Demand of Place: Curriculum Inquiry In the American South (Peter Lang, 2008), explores the role of place in self-formation and conceptualizes a southern studies curriculum rooted in southern literature and autobiographical inquiry. In his current research, Brian is investigating the emotional geography of conversations in sex education. He is the principal investigator for a Ford Foundation Research Grant, "Sex Education in the Age of Abstinence: Conversations Toward a Revitalized Curriculum." The purpose of this research is to investigate conversations among youth and educators about sexual health and to develop innovative and democratic sexuality education curricula.



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