Jim Garrison, SE

Jim Garrison

Jim Garrison



400B War Memorial Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Office: 540-231-8331



Department Membership

School of Education


  • Ph.D. The Florida State University
  • M.A. The Florida State University
  • B.S. The Florida State University
  • M.A. The Florida State University
  • B.A. The University of Central Florida

Awards and Honors

Scholarly Achievement Award from the Institute of Oriental Philosophy

John Dewey Society Outstanding Achievement Award

The DeGarmo award from the Society of Professors of Education

The Medal of Highest Honor from Soka University in Japan,

The Jim Merritt award for his scholarship in the philosophy of education

Selected Publications


Recent books included a co-edited work with A. G. Rud titled Reverence in Teaching(Palgrave, 2012), John Dewey’s Philosophy of Education –An Introduction and Recontextualization for Our Times (Palgrave, 2012) co-authored with the Stefan Neubert and Kersten Reich


Alastair J.M. Key, Stephen J. Lycett. Technology based evolution? A biometric test of the effects of handsize versus tool form on efficiency in an experimental cutting task. Journal of Archaeological Science, 2011; DOI: 10.1016/j.jas.2011.02.032