Author Bio

Dr. Kristy A. Brugar is an Associate Professor of Social Studies Education at the University of Oklahoma where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in elementary and secondary social studies education. Her research interests include elementary social studies, interdisciplinary instruction (social studies/history, literacy, and visuals) and teacher development. Prior to working at the university-level, she was a middle school social studies teacher in Maryland and Michigan. She can be reached at kristy.a.brugar@ou.edu.

Dr. Annie McMahon Whitlock is an Associate Professor of Elementary Education at University of Michigan-Flint. Her research is centered on teaching social studies through civic engagement, place-based inquiry, and integrating language arts and literature. She has previously served as the President of the Michigan Council for the Social Studies. She can be reached at annie.whitlock@gmail.com.


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