Projects I am currently working on:

  1. My Dissertation
  2. Revise and resubmits to journals
  3. Research into rural schools, teachers, and leaders!

What have I Published:

“Using Forge of Empires as a social studies teaching tool. (In Press Oregon Journal of Social Studies, spring 2017).

“Overcoming State Support for School Consolidation: How Schools in the Empire State React.” co-author Lisa Kulka. (2016) Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education 8.1.


“Revising the Social Studies and its impact on teacher preparation programs in New York State.” Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning 11.1 ( ) 2017


“Shaking the family tree: Using Genealogy in History Education. New England Journal of History. 73.1 (Fall 2016)


“New York’s New Social Studies Frameworks.” Social Science Docket 16.2  (10-12). 2016


Co Authored with E. Jakubowski (2016). “The Polish Americans and American History.” Social Science Docket 16(1) pp. 31-32. (press coverage in Dec 8, 2016 Am Pol Eagle)


“A review of Self Studies in Rural Teacher Education.” Journal of Research in Rural Education 31.1.  (2016)


“New York State’s New Global Reality.” World History Bulletin 31.2 (25-30). 2015.


“A review of Politics and the History Curriculum: The struggle over standards in Texas and the Nation.” The History Teacher. 47(4). Pp. 618-619. 2014


“A review of Making a Difference in Urban Schools: ideas, policies and pedagogy.” Alberta Journal of Educational Research 60(3). Pp. 598-601



“Mentoring Social Studies Teachers in Rural New York” Social Science Docket 9.1 (2009)




“Using Local Field Trips to Enhance Learning Experiences.” Social Science Docket 8.2 (2008) [Co-Authored with Nancy Hinkley]  Downloaded:


“Assisting Learning Disabled Students master geography skills.” Social Science Docket 7.1 (2007)



“Character Education in the social studies classroom.” Social Science Docket 6.1 (2006) Downloaded:


“Using Vocabulary Flashcards in the Classroom.” Kappa Delta Pi Teacher Resources  Downloaded:


“Vocabulary Recognition With Learning Disabled High School Students.” Social Science Docket 5.1 (2005) p. 74


“Teaching World History: Problems and Promises Faced by Young Teachers.”  World History Bulletin 18.2 (2002) p.7