Dr. Jamie C. Atkinson


Department

Reading Foundations and Technology

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Reading Foundations and Technology
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897

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Education

  • PhD, 2018, Educational Theory and Practice, Critical Studies emphasis; Certificates in Education Law and Policy and Qualitative Research, University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia
  • AAS, 2017, Human Resource Management, Community College of the Air Force – Montgomery, Alabama
  • AAS, 2012, Emergency Management, Community College of the Air Force – Montgomery, Alabama
  • MEd, 2008, Science Education, Ecojustice emphasis, Certificates in Gifted Education and English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), University of Georgia – Athens, Georgia
  • BBA, 1999, Finance, Georgia Southern University – Statesboro, Georgia

Teaching

  • EDC 249 Schooling in America
  • EDC 350 School and Society
  • EDC 786 Research Seminar in Education
  • SFR 750 Philosophies of Education
  • SFR 781 Applied Research in Education

Professional experience

  • Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations, College of Education, Missouri State University, 2018-Present
  • Program Coordinator, Master of Arts in Teaching, College of Education, Missouri State University, 2018-2020
  • Instructor, Scotland Study Abroad Program, School of Public and International Affairs (COE Affiliated Program), University of Georgia, Summer of 2018 and 2019
  • Instructor of Record, Educational Foundations, Department of Educational Theory and Practice, College of Education, University of Georgia, 2017-2018
  • Certified Teacher, Business Education and Broad Field Science, State of Georgia, 2005-2015

Professional affiliations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • American Educational Studies Association (AESA)
  • Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
  • Southern History of Educational Society (SHOES)
  • Society of Historians and Philosophers of Education (SOPHE)
  • Missouri Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (MACTE)

Selected publications

  • Atkinson, J. C. (2020). Ideology and the Education Debate: Examining the Powell Memorandum’s Influence on Education Policy and Neoliberal Reform Models. In, K. deMarrais, B. Herron, & J. Copple (Eds.), Conservative Philanthropies: Ideologies and Actions Shaping U.S. Educational Policy and Practice (pp. 17-38). Myers Education Press.
  • Atkinson, J. C. and Dotts, B. W. (2019). Impacting Education through Privatized Graduate Schools: Strategic Fields, Charter Networks, and the Relay Graduate School of Education. In T. J. Brewer & C. Lubienski (Eds.), Becoming a teacher in an age of reform: Global lessons for teacher preparation and the teaching profession (pp. 91-111). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
  • deMarrais, K., Brewer, T. J., Herron, B., Atkinson, J. C. & Lewis, J. B. (2019). Philanthropy, Hidden Strategy, and Collective Resistance: A Primer for Concerned Educators. Myers Education Press.
  • Atkinson, J. C. (2017). Countering the neos: Dewey and the democratic ethos in teacher education. Democracy and Education, 25(2), Article 2.
  • Atkinson, J. C. (2016, March 23). Review of Capitalism’s Educational Catastrophe: And the Advancing Endgame Revolt! by R. J. Rosa & J. J. Rosa. Education Review, 23.

Research and professional interests

  • Sociohistorical issues in education
  • Educational law and state-level educational policy
  • Politics of education
  • Social psychology and social epistemology of teachers
  • Social justice and critical issues in education
  • Social foundations of education as a field of study

Awards and honors

  • Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award for Philanthropy, Hidden Strategy, and Collective Resistance: A Primer for Concerned Educators, 2020
  • American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Book Award for Philanthropy, Hidden Strategy, and Collective Resistance: A Primer for Concerned Educators, 2019
  • New Faculty Grant, College of Education, Missouri State University; “Russell Ward Ballard and the Post War Years of the Hull House”, 2019