Erik Malewski

Vice President of Operations/Chief Executive Associate

Erik L. Malewski is a Professor of Curriculum Studies at Kennesaw State University in the Bagwell College of Education. His scholarship has focused on cross-cultural international experiences for pre-service teachers, the implications of ignorance for curriculum and pedagogy, and synoptic study of the field of Curriculum Studies. He has taught courses focused on diversity, multiculturalism, equity, and global issues in education.

His current research focuses upon ignorance in education and the implications of epistemologies of ignorance for current political and educational movements. He is also working on a sole-authored book on the connection between the teaching and life of Mahatma Gandhi and contemporary curriculum theorizing. In addition to his current work, he has published in journals that include Curriculum Inquiry, the Journal of Curriculum TheorizingTeachers College RecordTeachers and Teacher Education, among others. He also edited the Curriculum Studies Handbook: The Next Moment.

Prior to his current faculty appointment, he served eight years as a chief diversity officer at Kennesaw State University and was an Associate Professor of Curriculum Studies at Purdue University. Under his mentorship, Malewski’s graduate students received national recognition for their research, including the prestigious American Educational Research Association’s Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award.