In Search of Ordinary Places: The Intellectual Journey of Donald W. Oliver


  • Adam Howard

Author Biography

Adam Howard

Adam earned his doctorate at the University of Cincinnati, masters at Harvard Graduate School of Education, and bachelor’s degree at Berea College. He is currently an Associate Professor of Education at Colby College. For the past five years, he also has held a position on the national faculty of Lesley University Graduate School of Education. Before his current position at Hanover, he taught at Antioch College for seven years, where he held the positions of Director of Teacher Education, Associate Professor of Education, and Associate Dean of Faculty. Adam took a leave from Antioch during 2003-04 to teach at Colby as a visiting faculty member. Prior to teaching at the college level, he taught high school English and history and directed a non-profit organization designed to provide academic support to disadvantaged middle school students while encouraging high school and college students to consider a teaching career path. Adam has published numerous articles and papers on social class issues in education, privilege, service-learning, and curriculum theory. He is co-editor of Handbook of Research on Cooperative Education and Internships and author of Learning Privilege: Lessons of Power and Identity in Affluent Schooling. His latest edited book is with Rubén Gaztambide-Fernández, titled Ahead of the Rest: Class Privilege and Educational Advantage in the United States.