Bio

Kevin R. Magill, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Secondary Education at Baylor University. His areas of research and specialization include Teacher Education, Critical Theory/Pedagogy, Civics Education, Cultural Studies and Power. Broadly, Dr. Magill examines how ontology, ideology, and pedagogy are embodied by pre and in-service teachers. He is interested in understanding how these ideas relate to social studies teaching and learning. Dr. Magill has taught undergraduate courses at Baylor in secondary, social studies, and multicultural education. He has taught graduate courses in qualitative methods, social studies and critical theory. Currently, Dr. Magill serves as Co-Director of the Liverpool Hope University Baylor Exchange Partnership and as faculty partner with the Monterrey Tech University/Querétaro experience. He is 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 Socio-cultural 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.