Tommy Ender earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ender has offered courses in elementary education social studies methods, secondary education social studies methods, secondary education methods, and qualitative research methodology. He has also supervised pre-service teachers. Dr. Ender’s research examines identity and culture in the development and manifestations of teacher pedagogies. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. Ender taught ten years in the K-12 setting.
Social Justice in Education
Social Studies Education
Latino Critical Theory in Education
Selected Honors and Awards
Commencement Speaker – Archbishop Borders School – Baltimore, MD.
Graduate School Association Conference Participation Award. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – School of Education.
Fellow – Future Faculty Fellowship Program. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Center for Faculty Excellence
Ender, T. (2018). Ethnic. In D.G. Krutka, A.M. Whitlock, & M. Helmsing (Eds.), Keywords in social studies: Concepts and conversations (pp. 17-28). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Ender, T. (2018). Review of the book Teaching politics in secondary education. Journal of Social Studies Research. 10.1016/j.jssr.2018.05.001
Ender, T., & Rodriguez, E. (2018). Beyond survival: A portrait of latin@s in north carolina. In L. Urrieta & G. Noblit (Eds.), The cultural construction of identity: Meta-ethnography and theory (pp. 101-121). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Ender, T. (November 2018). Success in the classroom: Learning from latino students. Accepted paper presentation for the annual National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference, Chicago, IL.
Ender, T., & Friedman, A. (November 2018). Traveling beyond 90 feet to home: How the BASE-Chicago encourages active student citizenship. Accepted paper presentation for the annual College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) conference, Chicago, IL.
Aponte-Martínez, G.J., Christ, R., Díaz Beltrán, A., Ender, T., Friedman, A., Southall, A. (November 2018). Interrumpiendo las fronteras de epistemologías, ontologías, y lenguajes en los estudios sociales. Accepted for annual College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) conference, Chicago, IL.
Lavin, C., Mock, L., & Ender, T. (November 2018). Pedagogy of refugios: Creating critical spaces in primarily white institutions. Accepted paper presentation for the annual American Educational Studies Association (AESA) conference, Greenville, SC.
AERA- American Educational Research Association
AESA- American Educational Studies Association
CUFA- College and University Faculty Assembly
NCSS- National Council for the Social Studies