The Curriculum Theory Project is comprised of internationally recognized scholars
from different disciplinary backgrounds whose primary goals are to research the role
education plays in a democratic society and participate in the future of curriculum
theory nationally and internationally. Curriculum Theory aspires to understand educational
practices within broad social and cultural frameworks, focusing on what counts as
knowledge, and what knowledge is most valued, by whom, at what time, and for what
Greetings from Louisiana! The trans-Atlantic cultural currents that have shaped the
spirit of Louisiana thrive on improvisation, the carnivalesque, and ongoing creolization.
The Curriculum Theory Project, founded at LSU in 1995 by William F. Pinar and William
Doll, takes up this spirit by recognizing education as a complex endeavor which requires
rigorous study, interdisciplinarity, and a cosmopolitan vision. We are always, already
engaging in the complicated conversation that is curriculum. Please join us and feel
free to contact us if you any questions.
Dr. Petra Munro Hendry, St. Bernard Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association Endowed
Professor, received the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division
B Lifetime Achievement Award in Curriculum Studies at the AERA National Meeting in