Ronald L. Zigler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Office Phone: 215-881-7556
Office Location: Sutherland, 301

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Bio

Educational Background

Ed.D. (1977) Educational Foundations and Educational Psychology University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

M.Ed. (1974) Educational Foundations, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
B.A. (1971) History, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Research Interests

The Social and Moral Foundations of Education—both inside and outside of schools.
Aldous Huxley
John Dewey

Selected Publications

Neurotheology, Education and the Transformative Experience: A Personal narrative on the Legacy of John Dewey, Aldous Huxley and the 1960s, Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice, Volume 24, Number 1, Spring 2011, pp. 2-7

Democratic Values and The Social Visions of Aldous Huxley: The SAT as our Brave New Test, Aldous Huxley Annual: A Journal of Twentieth-Century Thought and Beyond, Volume 8, 2008: 153-165.

The Tao of Dewey: Articulating the Non-Verbal Humanities Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice, Volume 20, Number 1, Spring 2007, pp. 37-42

The Formation and Transformation of Moral Impulse, The Journal of Moral Education, Vol. 28, No. 4, 1999: 445-457

Teaching interests and courses taught

Learning and Instruction
Issues in American Education
Science and Human Values