Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, 1981
Patricia Carter is a clinical professor in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University since 2010.
Her research and teaching focuses on American and comparative educational policy history; gender and 20th century education; and film as a teaching tool.
She has published two books Globalizing Education for Work: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (2004), and Everybody’s Paid but the Teacher: The Teaching Profession and the Women’s Movement, Teacher’s College Press/Columbia University (2002).
Recent articles include: “Henrietta Rodman and the Fight to Further Women’s Economic Autonomy,” “Leading Women: Educational Lives and International Networks,” 1900-1960, Tanya Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Smyth, eds. Palgrave-McMillan, 2014; “Gender Mainstreaming: Implications for Inclusion and Exclusion in Employability and Vocational Education and Training,” “VET & Culture: Inclusion and Exclusion in a Globalized World.” Philip Gonon & Stephanie Stoltz, eds., Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang, 2012; and “Disciplining the Working Classes: Neoliberal Designs in Vocational Education,” Pedagogies: An International Journal, 4 (2), 139 –152, (2010).
“Neoliberalism and Education” Special Issue of Educational Studies (Journal of the American Educational Studies Association). Co-editor with Richard D. Lakes, and co-author of introduction to the volume, 47:2. Spring 2011..
“Slipping Away: VET Public Policy and Gender Equity for Teen Mothers,” in Working Knowledge in a Globalizing World: From Work to Learning, from Learning to Work. Liv Mjelde and Richard Daly (eds). (2006). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.
“Education and Work as Human Rights for Women: A Feminist Analysis,” in Globalizing Education for Work: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2004.
With Katrin Kraus, “Disincentives to Employment: Family and Educational Policies in Unified Germany,” Globalizing Education for Work: Comparative Perspectives on Gender and the New Economy. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., 2004.
“’Completely Discouraged’: Narratives of Anglo-Women Teachers in Native American Schools, 1900-1920.” Frontiers: A Journal of Women’s Studies 15 (1995): 53-86.