Donald Blumenfeld-Jones

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Biography

Donald Blumenfeld-Jones is associate professor of curriculum studies, ethics and education at the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College of Arizona State University. He was aappointed a Lincoln Associate Professor of Ethics and Education from 2002 to 2007. He joined ASU in 1991. 

Professor Blumenfeld-Jones received his doctorate in curriculum studies from University of North Carolina at Greensboro under the guidance of David Purpel. He specializes in curriculum theory, arts-based education research, ethics and the classroom, hermeneutics, and critical social theory. His book "Curriculum and the Aesthetic Life: Hermeneutics, Body, Democracy and Ethics in Curriculum Theory and Practice" is published by Peter Lang. It is a collection of 20 years of his work in these areas. He has also published numerous invited referred book chapters and he has journal articles in such places as Educational Theory, Journal of Aesthetic Education, and Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. He has received the James B. Macdonald Prize in Curriculum Theory and has given international keynote addresses in Brazil and Canada.  He founded and directs ARTs (Arts-based Reflective Teaching), an elementary education teacher preparation program dedicated to the development of aesthetic and ethical consciousness as the basis for curriculum decision making and classroom teaching.

Prior to his academic career, he danced professionally for 20 years, studying, performing and choreographing modern dance in NYC and performing, choreographing and teaching throughout the U.S. and Canada. He presently continues to dance in addition to his scholarly work.

Education

  • Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, University of North Carolina-Greensboro 1990
  • M.F.A. Dance, University of North Carolina-Greensboro 1985
  • B.A. English (honors), Rutgers University 1970

Research Interests

https://sites.google.com/a/asu.edu/donald-blumenfeld-jones/Home  This is one of my homepages.

Publications

  • Donald Blumenfeld-Jones. An interpretive study of meaning in dance: Voices of young women dance students. Dance Research Journal (1990).

Research Activity

  • Blumenfeld-Jones,Donald*. BRINGING ABOUT THE ETHICAL LIFE: TEACHING, TEACHERS AND RELATIONALITY. FUTURE EDUCATORS FOR CHARACTER: A CALL TO. CHARACTER EDUCATION(8/1/2003 - 7/31/2004).

Courses

Fall 2020
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DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2020
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DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2020
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DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Fall 2016
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DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Summer 2016
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DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation
Spring 2016
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COE 503 Intro to Qualitative Research
SED 522 Second Schl Curriculum Develop
DCI 784 Internship
DCI 792 Research
DCI 799 Dissertation