Gordon, Mordechai 1961-

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GORDON, Mordechai 1961-


Born October 31, 1961, in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Education: Ohio University, B.A. (with honors), 1986; Duquesne University, M.A., 1987; Columbia University, M.Phil., 1993, Ph.D., 1997.


Home—325 Main St., No. 3B, White Plains, NY 10601. E-mail—[email protected].


Educational Psychology Service Center, Lod, Israel, school psychologist, 1987-88; high school English teacher in Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1989-90; Levinski College of Education, Tel-Aviv, Israel, lecturer in education, 1993-97; Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY, assistant professor of education, 1997-2001; Quinnipiac University, assistant professor of education, 2001—. Kibbutzim Teachers College, teacher of education courses; teacher of English as a foreign language at community centers in Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1993-95; State University of New York—College at New Paltz, adjunct assistant professor, 1998-2000; Adelphi University, adjunct assistant professor, 1999-2000.


Critics Choice Award, American Educational Studies Association, 2002, for Renewing Our Common World: Essays on Hannah Arendt and Education.


(Editor) Hannah Arendt and Education: Renewing Our Common World, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 2001.

Ten Common Misconceptions: What Many Educators Fail to See, Corwin Press, 2003.

Contributor to books, including The Miseducation of the West, edited by Joe Kincheloe and Shirley Steinberg, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 2003; and The Academic Discourse on Colleges of Education, edited by Alberto Bursztyn and Joe Kincheloe, Peter Lang Publishing (New York, NY). Contributor to periodicals, including Educational Theory, Educational Philosophy and Theory, Journal of Thought, Encounter, and Taboo.