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Cultural Studies of Science Education

Cultural Studies of Science Education

Editors-in-Chief: C. Milne; C. Siry; M.P. Mueller

ISSN: 1871-1502 (print version)
ISSN: 1871-1510 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11422

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Catherine Milne, New York University, USA

Christina Siry, University of Luxembourg

Michael P. Mueller, University of Alaska Anchorage, USA

Founding Editor:

Kenneth Tobin, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, USA

Review editor & international language coordinator:

Alejandro J. Gallard Martínez, Georgia Southern University, USA

Editorial Board:

Jennifer D. Adams, University of Calgary, USA; Emilia Afonso Nhalevilo, Pedagogical University in Maputo, Mozambique; Jesse Bazzul, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA; Alberto Bellocchi, Queensland University of Technology, Australia; John Lawrence Bencze, University of Toronto, Canada; Lyn Carter, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia; Carolina Castano Rodriguez, Australian Catholic University, Victoria, Australia; Pauline Chinn, University of Hawaii-Manoa, USA; Bronwen Cowie, University of Waikato, New Zealand; Eduardo Dopico, University of Oviedo, Spain; Charbel El-HaniFederal University of Bahia, Brazil; Mariona Espinet, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain; Marilyn Fleer, Monash University, AustraliaGeorge Glasson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, USA; Anita Hussénius, Uppsala University and University of Gävle, Sweden; Kamini Jaipal-Jamani, Brock University, Canada; Mijung Kim, University of Alberta, Canada; Ralph Levinson, University of London, UK; David E. Long, Morehead State University, USA; Bal Chandra Luitel, Kathmandu University, Nepal; Rachel Gisewhite, University of Southern Mississippi, USA: Sonya N Martin, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea; Isabel Martins, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Felicia Moore Mensah, Columbia University, USA;  Colette Murphy, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; Alandeom W. Oliveira, State University of New York at Albany, USA; Wesley Pitts, City University of New York, USA; Chantal Pouliot, University Laval, Québec, Canada; Cassie Quigley, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA; Silvia Lizette Ramos de Robles, University of Guadalajara, Mexico; Michael Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London, UK; Flavia Rezende, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Stephen Ritchie, Murdoch University, Australia; Alberto J. Rodriguez, Purdue University, USA; Kathryn Scantlebury, University of Delaware, USA; Ajay Sharma, University of Georgia, USA; Aik Ling Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Elisabeth Taylor, Murdoch University, Australia; Deborah Tippins, University of Georgia, USA; Sara Tolbert, University of Arizona, USA; Geeta Verma, University of Colorado Denver, USA; Matthew Weinstein, University of Washington, USA; Per-Olof Wickman, Stockholm University, Sweden

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  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Cultural Studies of Science Education is a peer reviewed journal that provides an interactive platform for researchers working in the multidisciplinary fields of cultural studies and science education. By taking a cultural approach and paying attention to theories from cultural studies, this new journal reflects the current diversity in the study of science education in a variety of contexts, including schools, museums, zoos, laboratories, parks and gardens, aquariums and community development, maintenance and restoration.

    This journal

    • focuses on science education as a cultural, cross-age, cross-class, and cross-disciplinary phenomenon;
    • publishes articles that have an explicit and appropriate connection with and immersion in cultural studies;
    • seeks articles that have theory development as an integral aspect of the data presentation;
    • establishes bridges between science education and social studies of science, public understanding of science, science/technology and human values, and science and literacy;
    • builds new communities at the interface of currently distinct discourses;
    • aims to be a catalyst that forges new genres of and for scholarly dissemination;
    • provides an interactive dialogue that includes the editors, members of the review board, and selected international scholars;
    • publishes manuscripts that encompass all forms of scholarly activity;
    • includes research articles, essays, OP-ED, critical, comments, criticisms and letters on emerging issues of significance.
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