Todd McCardle, Ph.D.

Todd McCardle, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


  • B.S. McNeese State University, Secondary English Education
  • M.Ed. University of Houston, Curriculum & Instruction
  • Ph.D. University of Florida, Curriculum & Instruction (Schools, Society, & Culture)

Research/Academic Interests

  • Roles of diversity and issues of social justice in public schools and teacher education programs


Dr. McCardle’s work can be found in several journals including:
He has also co-authored books and book chapters including:
  • McCardle, T., Currin, E., & Schroeder, S. (2018). “From the Pick-Up Line to the Picket Line: Opt Out’s Love-Hate Relationship with Public Schools.” In S. P. Jones & E. C. Sheffield (Eds.), Why Kids Love (and Hate) School: Perspectives on Practice. Meyers Education Press: Gorham, ME.
  • Currin, E., McCardle, T., & Schroeder, S. (2018). “Class is in Session: Why Now is the Time for a Marxist Approach to the Canon.” In M. Macaluso and K. Macaluso (Eds.), Teaching the Canon in 21st Century Classrooms.

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • American Educational Research Association
  • Association of Teacher Educators
  • History of Education Society
  • Kentucky Reading Association
  • Eastern Kentucky Literacy Council
  • National Association for Multicultural Education
  • National Council for Teachers of English
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education