• Jim Burns is an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Florida International University. He formerly taught English for speakers of other languages, history, and social studies in Fairfax County, Virginia Public Schools. Prior to arriving at FIU in January 2016, he was an assistant professor at South Dakota State University.

    FIU Top Scholar (2019)
    Outstanding Book Award for Curriculum Studies, American Educational Research Association (2019)
    Association of Teacher Educators, Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award (2016)

research interests

  • Curriculum theory; Masculinities studies; Participatory qualitative research methods; Institutional violence and education; Foucauldian analysis including governmentality, biopower and genealogical inquiry

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full name

  • James Burns


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