Thomas Misco

Thomas MiscoProfessor

McGuffey 301G
513-529-4264
miscotj@MiamiOH.edu

Degrees:
Ph.D., University of Iowa
M.A., University of Iowa
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Curriculum Vitae

Bio:
Dr. Thomas Misco is a Professor of Social Studies Education. Dr. Misco’s research centers upon citizenship education and the discussion of controversial issues in cross-cultural contexts. His books include Cross-cultural case studies of teaching controversial issues (Oisterwijk, The Netherlands: Wolf Publishers) and What you need to know to be an undergraduate in the U.S. 留学美国之路-你的思维比分数重 (Beijing, China: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press).

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Why Discussing Controversial Issues is Part of Educating Engaged Democratic Citizens

Controversial issues can be difficult to discuss, especially when they concern moral and ethical matters related to race, injustice, and personal freedom. However, Thomas Misco, a Miami University professor of social studies education, argues that teaching about and engaging in such conversations is critical for any democratic society.

Why Discussing Controversial Issues is Part of Educating Engaged Democratic Citizens