Bio

Kevin R. Magill, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Secondary Education. His areas of research interest and specialization include Teacher Education, Critical Theory/Pedagogy, Social Studies/Civics Education, and Cultural Studies. Broadly, Dr. Magill examines the relationships between ontology, ideology, and pedagogy among pre and in-service teachers. He explores how these factors relate to the teaching of civics, social studies and community knowledge. Dr. Magill teaches secondary, social studies, and multicultural education courses to undergraduate students and qualitative methods, social studies and critical theory courses to graduate students. He serves as Co-Director of the Liverpool Hope University Baylor Exchange Partnership and as a faculty partner with the Monterrey Tech University/Querétaro Social Issues in Educaiton Class. He is also the faculty sponsor for The Baylor High School Project.

Prior to his appointment at Baylor, Kevin served as an Instructor at The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Magill taught courses in Instructional Design, Multicultural Education, Social Studies Methods, and Sociocultural Influences on Learning. He has worked as a teacher educator with Social Studies, Bilingual, Literacy, and Elementary cohorts. Prior to his doctoral work, Dr. Magill worked as a teacher in public, private, middle, and high school contexts. He taught Social Studies, English Language Arts and Opportunity/Intervention in California.

Dr. Magill currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies (JCEPS). In addition to a Ph.D. from The University of Texas, Dr. Magill holds a Masters Degree in Education from The University of California, Davis and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from California State University, Stanislaus.