Sears, James T(homas)

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SEARS, James T(homas)

SEARS, James T(homas). American, b. 1951. Genres: Education, Gay and lesbian issues. Career: Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, visiting instructor, 1983-84; University of South Carolina at Columbia, assistant professor, 1984-89, associate professor, 1989-93, professor of curriculum studies, 1993-, and higher education, 1994-98, senior research associate at South Carolina Policy Center, 1989-92. University of Southern California, visiting scholar at Center for Feminist Research, 1993-; University of Delaware, member of advisory board of Center for Intercultural Teacher Education, 1995-; ONE Institute, research fellow, 1997; University of Wisconsin- Whitewater, scholar in residence, 1997; Harvard University, visiting professor, 2001; distinguished visiting lecturer at colleges and universities; guest on television and radio programs; affiliated with professional and public agencies. Publications: Growing up Gay in the South, 1991; (with J.D. Marshall and A. Otis-Wilborn) When Best Doesn't Equal Good: Educational Reform and Teacher Recruitment, 1994; Bound by Diversity, 1994; Lonely Hunters: An Oral History of Lesbian and Gay Southern Life, 1948-1968, 1997; (with J.D. Marshall and W. Schubert) Turning Points in Contemporary Curriculum Thought, 2000; Rebels, Rubyfruit & Rhinestones, 2001. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with J.D. Marshall) Teaching and Thinking about Curriculum: Critical Inquiries, 1990, rev. ed., 2000; (and contrib.) Sexuality and the Curriculum, 1992; (with W.L. Williams) Overcoming Heterosexism and Homophobia, 1997; Curriculum, Religion, and Public Education, 1998; (with D. Epstein) A Dangerous Knowing: Sexual Pedagogies and the Master Narrative, 1998; Queering Elementary Education, 1999; (with K. Sloan) Democratic Curriculum Theory & Practice, 2001; (with R. Gaztambibe) Curriculum Work as Public Moral Enterprise. Contributor to books, academic journals, and popular magazines. Address: Wardlaw 314, University of South Carolina at Columbia, Columbia, SC 29208, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]; www.jtsears.com