Advisory Board

Christine Woyshner

Christine Woyshner is Professor of Education at Temple University, where she coordinates the Social Studies Certification Program and directs the Graduate Teacher Certification Program. Her research focuses on the role of women’s voluntary organizations in public education in the twentieth century; she also conducts research on gender in the K-12 school curriculum.Woyshner earned her doctorate at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education in 1999. In addition to publishing numerous articles and book chapters, she is author or co-editor of Minding Women: Reshaping the Educational Realm (Harvard Educational Publishing Group, 1998), Social Education in the Twentieth Century: Curriculum and Context for Citizenship (Peter Lang Publishers, 2004), The Educational Work of Women’s Organizations, 1890-1960 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008); and The National PTA, Race, and Civic Engagement, 1897-1970 (Ohio State University Press, 2009).

The Greenfield Digital Center supports the work of Woyshner's current Temple University project, the Cultural Fieldwork Initiative (CFI). For more on CFI see "The Cultural Fieldwork Initiative: Collaboration for Better Education" by Christine Woyshner, Andrea Reidell, and Marc Brasof in The Journal of American History (March 2013).