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Sonia E. Murrow

Secondary Education

Location: 2606c James Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3769
Fax: 718.951.4816

Sonia Murrow is a professor of the Social Foundations of Education and Adolescence Education in the School of Education at Brooklyn College. She is a certified social studies teacher and taught for the NYC Department of Education before earning her doctorate.

Professor Murrow's research interests include the history, policy and practice of urban education and the teaching of history to adolescents. She is co-author of Rethinking America's Past: Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States in the Classroom and Beyond (University of Georgia Press, 2021).

Professor Murrow is the program coordinator of Social Studies Education at Brooklyn College. The Social Studies Education program prepares social studies educators who: 1) engage students in relevant and meaningful study of the past and present, 2) challenge traditional notions of how social studies should be taught, 3) support students to enact historical thinking, and 3) support active civic and global citizenship.

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