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Chara Bohan

Associate Professor    
Education
Bachelor of Arts in History,Cornell University, 1988.
Master of Arts in Teaching, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1990.
Ph. D., Curriculum and Instruction, The University of Texas at Austin, 1999.
Specializations
She teaches graduate courses in curriculum, research, educational inquiry, education history, and social studies education.
Biography

Chara Haeussler Bohan is associate professor in the Department of Middle and Secondary Education in the College of Education at Georgia State University. She is the program coordinator for the Doctor of Philosophy – Teaching and Learning with a concentration in social studies education degree . She teaches graduate courses in curriculum, research, educational inquiry, education history, and social studies education. She earned her doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin, her Master of Arts degree at Teachers College, Columbia University, and her Bachelor of Arts degree at Cornell University, cum laude in history with distinction in all subjects. She has diverse teaching experiences in urban high needs schools as well as elite private secondary schools. She has published 30 research articles, in leading journals such as Action in Teacher Education, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, Educational Foundations, Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, Social Education, Social Studies and the Young Learner, Social Studies Research and Practice, Theory and Research in Social Education, and Vitae Scholasticae. She has also authored 15 book chapters and 30 other publications. Her most recent research focuses on the curriculum history of Atlanta Public Schools during the desegregation era. She has authored a book titled, Go to the Sources: Lucy Maynard Salmon and the Teaching of History (Peter Lang, 2004), and co-edited several books, Histories of Social Studies and Race (Palgrave, 2012), Clinical Teacher Education: Reflections from an Urban Professional Development Network (Information Age Publishing, 2011) and American Educational Thought: Essays from 1640-1940 (Information Age Publishing, 2010). She has facilitated two Teaching American History Grants (TAH) in both Texas and Georgia. As the GSU Project Director of TAH, Bohan was responsible for general management of the GSU subcontract. She is president-elect of the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum.

Chara Bohan CV

Publications

She has published 30 research articles, in leading journals such as Action in Teacher Education, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, Educational Foundations, Journal of Excellence in College Teaching, Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, Social Education, Social Studies and the Young Learner, Social Studies Research and Practice, Theory and Research in Social Education, and Vitae Scholasticae. She has also authored 15 book chapters and 30 other publications. Her most recent research focuses on the curriculum history of Atlanta Public Schools during the desegregation era. She has authored a book titled, Go to the Sources: Lucy Maynard Salmon and the Teaching of History (Peter Lang, 2004), and co-edited several books, Histories of Social Studies and Race (Palgrave, 2012), Clinical Teacher Education: Reflections from an Urban Professional Development Network (Information Age Publishing, 2011) and American Educational Thought: Essays from 1640-1940 (Information Age Publishing, 2010).

 
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