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Jim Garrison

Jim Garrison, Professor

Jim Garrison
Jim Garrison, Professor

School of Education
Public Safety Bldg, Suite 201
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Jim Garrison is a Professor in the Foundations of Education program.

  • 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
  • Chancellor'€™s Visiting Professor
    Uppsala University, 2014-2018
  • Visiting Scholar 
    O–rebro, University, Sweden, Fall 2016.
    University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Summer 2016.
    Dewey Center, University of Cologne, Germany, Fall 2014.
  • Honorary Doctorate, Soka University of Japan, Spring 2018
  • Commencement addres, Soka University of Japan, Spring 2018
  • Hiroshima Peace Award, 2018
  • Books and papers translated into ten foreign languages


Andersson, Joacim, Garrison, Jim, and, Östman, Leif (2018). Empirical Philosophical Investigations In Education and Embodied Experience. New York, N. Y.: Palgrave.

Garrison, Jim, Neubert, Stefan Reich, Kersten (2016). Democracy and Education Reconsidered: Dewey After One Hundred Years. New York, N.Y.: Routledge

Garrison, Jim ジム・ガリソン, Hickman, Larry ラリー・ヒックマン, Ikeda, Daisaku , 池田 大作, (Spring, 2014). 人間 教育 への 新しき 潮流: デューイと創価 教育. (New Currents Toward Humanistic Education: Dewey and Value-Creating Pedagogy). 出版社:第三文明社. Tokyo: Daisanbunmei-Sha, Inc. Published in English in 2014 as Living as Learning. Cambridge, Mass: Dialogue Path Press. AESA critics choice winner. English edition, Fall 2014. Translated into Mandarin Chinese in 2016. Translated into French in 2018. Contracted for translation into “simplified Chinese” and Vietnamese.


Garrison, Jim (2019). Derridian Poststructuralism, Deweyan Pragmatism, and Education. The Oxford Handbook of Dewey. Steven Fesmire (Ed.)

Roosevelt, Dirck and Garrison, Jim (2018). McClintock’s “Just So” Stories. Educational Theory. Vol. 68, No. 2, 207-22.

Garrison, Jim (2018). Education and Social Self-Creation between Solid and Liquid Modernity. International Research in Higher Education. Vol. 3, Issue 1, 51-55.

Garrison, Jim and Neubert, Stefan (2018). Constructivst and Inclusive Education: Exclusion and the Present Crisis of Democracy. International Research in Higher Education. Vol. 3, Issue 1, 56-69.

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