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William Reese Reese
Carl F. Kaestle WARF Professor of Educational Policy Studies and History

Email: wjreese@wisc.edu
Phone: (608)263-2319 & 262-1760 (messages)
Office: 5102 Mosse Humanities & 215 Education Building
Mailbox: 5007 Mosse Humanities

Curriculum Vitae: View PDF

Office Hours: Mondays 11:00-12:30, Wednesdays 11:00-12:00 (All office hours held in 223 Education Bldg.), or by appointment

Education: PhD: University of Wisconsin-Madison ; MA: Bowling Green State University; BA: Wilkes College

Bio Sketch:

My specialization is Educational Policy Studies. I teach undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of American and European education and on an array of reform movements in American history.

Selected Publications:

  • Rethinking the History of American Education (co-editor) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)
  • History, Education, and the Schools (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)
  • America's Public Schools: From the Common School to 'No Child Left Behind’ (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005)
  • Power and the Promise of School Reform: Grassroots Movements During the Progressive Era (Rev. edition, 2002, Teachers College Press; originally published 1986)
  • Hoosier Schools: Past and Present (editor) (Indiana University Press, 1998)
  • The Origins of the American High School (Yale University Press, 1995)
  • The Social History of American Education (The University of Illinois Press, 1988)

Honors and Awards:

  • Member, National Academy of Education
  • Named WARF Professor, 2007

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