Michael Lovorn

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Michael Lovorn

Michael Lovorn

University of Pittsburgh
5109 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-7229
Email: mlovorn@pitt.edu

Faculty

Michael Lovorn is an Assistant Professor of Social Studies Education in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Instruction and Learning. He may be reached via e-mail at mlovorn@pitt.edu. Michael's professional website may be accessed at www.mikelovorn.com.

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

  • Pittsburgh Area Social Studies Partnership of Responsive Teachers (PASSPORT) (August 2017 - May 2019). Role: PI; Funding Agency: McCarthey Dressman Education Foundation; Amount: $30,000.
  • Symbolic Imagery in the Histories of Russia and the United States: A Historiography Workshop for Pre-service Social Studies Teachers (October 2017). Role: PI; Funding Agency: Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies (CREES); Amount: $1,300.
  • Sociology for Social Studies Fall Workshop. (August 2014 - July 2015) Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with Sean Kelly, Department of Administration & Policy Studies); Funding Agency: American Sociological Association (ASA); Amount: $7,000
  • Researching World History in the Schools, Nationwide and Worldwide. (May 2015 - May 2016) Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with Patrick Manning, History Department; and Ashley Woodson, Department of Instruction & Learning); Funding Agency: Global Academic Partnership; Amount: $20,000
  • Researching World History in the Schools, Nationwide and Worldwide

    Sep 2014 - May 2015
  • Globalizing Empathy and Understanding: Preparing High School History Teachers to Engage Students in Comparative Analysis Projects on Civil Rights and Social History

    2014 - 2015
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Recent Publications

  • Lovorn, M. (In press). Engaging Gifted Students in Historiographical Analysis: Perspectives on Prohibition. In J. Clabough & M. G. Hickey (Eds.), Digging Deeper: Activities for Enriching and Expanding Social Studies Instruction K-12. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Lovorn, M., Manning, P., & Annis Warsh, M. (2017). Entering a New Era in World History Education. In M. Lovorn (Ed.), New, Critical, and Re-envisioned Approaches to Teaching World History, a Special Edition of The History Teacher, 50(1).
  • Zajda, J. Tsyrlina-Spady, T., & Lovorn, M. (2017). Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders. In J. Zajda, T. Tsyrlina-Spady & M. Lovorn (Eds.), Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders: Symbolic Representations in School Textbooks from Around the World (pp. 1-14). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Zajda, J. Tsyrlina-Spady, T., & Lovorn, M. (2017). Research Trends in Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders: Symbolic Representations in School Textbooks. In J. Zajda, T. Tsyrlina-Spady, & M. Lovorn (Eds.), Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders: Symbolic Representations in School Textbooks from around the world (pp. 275-280). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Lovorn, M., & Dristas, V. (2017). The Mt. Lebanon Project: Partnering to Re-envision the Teaching of World History. In M. Lovorn (Ed.), New, Critical, and Re-envisioned Approaches to Teaching World History, a Special Edition of The History Teacher. 50,1.
  • Lovorn, M. (2017). The Politicization of U.S. History Textbooks: Reinventing Ronald Reagan. In J. Zajda, T. Tsyrlina-Spady & M. Lovorn (Eds.), Globalisation and Historiography of National Leaders: Symbolic Representations in School Textbooks from Around the World (pp. 161-178). New York, NY: Springer.
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