Lois McFadyen Christensen University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Lois McFadyen Christensen, PhD
is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She is an elementary social studies specialist at the undergraduate and graduate levels teaching undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level course work. For six years, she facilitated a collaborative, cross-disciplined approach on the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement. Dr. Christensen’s publications and presentations are often in conjunction with inservice teachers and pertain to social studies research, critical pedagogy, and the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education.