Elizabeth A. Worden
School of Education
Elizabeth Anderson Worden joined American University as an assistant professor in the fall of 2007. Dr. Worden's primary research examines the intersection of national identity, social memory, and education. She has published widely on the subject, including a recent book National Identity and Educational Reform: Contested Classrooms (Routledge 2014). Her other research interests include civic and history education, democracy and education, and international exchange. Some of courses she teaches at AU include Comparative and International Education, International Education Exchange: Policies and Practices, and Education for International Development.
For the fall of 2014, Dr. Worden received a UK Fulbright Award and will spend five months in Northern Ireland beginning a new research project on teachers' lives, social memory, and citizenship education.
PhD, International Education, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education
MA, International Education, New York University, Steinhardt School of Education
BA, History, The University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
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