- Paul Shaker
California State University Fresno
PAUL SHAKER is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Education, Simon Fraser University. His research interests include the politics of education, curriculum theory, and teacher education renewal. Recent publications include “Left Back: Punditry or History?” in the Journal of Curriculum Studies, “Three Literacies for Life,” in Educational Leadership, and “Teacher Testing: A Symptom,” in Teaching Education. Shaker is an editor of Teachers and Mentors (Garland), winner of AACTE’s Distinguished Writing Award.
- Elizabeth Heilman
Michigan State University
ELIZABETH HEILMAN is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education at Michigan State University. Her research explores the ways in which policy, belief systems, school contexts, and power structures influence the understanding and teaching of curriculum, particularly as it relates to political and social imagination. Her work has appeared in journals such as Educational Theory, Theory and Research in Social Education, Teaching Education, Youth and Society, and The High School Journal. She is the editor of Harry Potter’s World: Multidisciplinary Critical Perspectives (Routledge).