Amanda Lacey

Amanda Lacy

Clinical Assistant Professor and Coordinator for the Office of Educator Development and Clinical Practice
Department of Elementary, Middle & Secondary Teacher Education
Area: Social Studies Education and Middle Grades Education
Room 259 ED - College of Education and Human Development

Dr. Amanda Lacey curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Louisville (Expected 2023)
  • M.A.T., Middle School Social Studies, University of Louisville
  • B.A., Sociology with a Minor in History, University of Texas

Teaching Areas

  • Introduction to the Teaching Profession
  • Middle and Secondary General Methods
  • Middle and Secondary Capstone

Selected Professional Activities

  • Leadership Team, You've Got the Write One Summer Camp, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • McConnell Teacher Scholars Program, 2018
  • Teach Kentucky Summer Institute Lead, 2017
  • Editor-in-Chief, Sociological Insight Undergraduate Research Journal, 2013, 2014
  • Normandy Scholar Program, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

Research Interests

  • Refugee Education
  • Middle Grades Social Studies Education
  • Postcolonial Theory and Education

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Peer Reviewer for Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, Vol. 70, 2021
  • Outstanding Master of Arts in Teaching - Social Studies, 2018
  • Outstanding Student in Alternative Certification, 2018
  • Distinguished College Scholar, 2013 and 2014

Professional Organizations

  • National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Americorps Veteran

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Lacey, Amanda. 2022. “Meowing Wolf: The Querical Experiential Museum and Social Studies Education.” Ohio Social Studies Review, 58 (1): Article 4.
  • Lacey, A. (2020). Hope is the change we need: Reviving American democracy. Theory & Research in Social Education, 48(4), 619-622.