Hannah Spector, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Education, Behavioral Sciences and Education
Teaching and Curriculum Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6521
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W331
Mailing Address:
W331 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Hannah Spector is an Assistant Professor of Education in the School of Behavioral Sciences and Education. She teaches courses in curriculum foundations, social and cultural factors in education, and educational theory and policy. Her dissertation – The Primacy of the Ethical in a Cosmopolitan Education: Fukushima Daiichi and Other Global Risks – received the 2014 Outstanding Dissertation Award in Canadian Curriculum Studies. Prior to earning her Ph.D. at the University of British Columbia and joining the faculty at Penn State Harrisburg, she worked as a high school English teacher and K-12 English department chair in her home state of Florida.

Research Interests
Ethics and education
Curriculum theory
Educational cosmopolitanism
Hannah Arendt's political theory