Ian McGregor | Secondary Education | College of Education and Human Development – Nevada Today

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Ian McGregor, Ph.D. is Assistant Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. His scholarship and teaching focus on social studies teacher preparation, human rights education, and civics/citizenship education with an emphasis on teaching difficult history. His current research explores how teachers and students conceptualize citizenship in human rights education and the use of virtual interactive technologies in Holocaust museum education. Before joining the Wolf Pack, Dr. McGregor was a high school social studies teacher in Louisiana for six years.  

Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Connecticut, 2021
Ed.S., Gifted Education, Louisiana State University, 2013
M.A.T., Secondary Social Studies Education, Louisiana State University, 2011
B.A., History, Louisiana State University, 2010

Professional Experience

2022-present: Assistant Professor, College of Education and Human Development, University of Nevada Reno
2021-2022: Postdoctoral Fellow, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut
2017-2021: Instructor, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut
2017-2021: Student Teaching Supervisor, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut
2011-2017: Social Studies Teacher, East Baton Rouge Parish School System

Selected Presentations
McGregor, I.M. (April 2022). “Some kind of crazy Eleanor Roosevelt utopia”: Human rights educators’ coalescing conceptions with citizenship education. In C. Martell (Chair), Promoting equitable social studies education. Paper session at the 106th American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. San Diego, CA.
 McGregor, I.M., Mitoma, G., & Sandra, S. (A …

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