John Shekitka

John Shekitka, Ph.D.

Instructor of Secondary Education: Social Studies

Room 16 (Benziger Hall Lower Level)
Tuesday: 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Other times by appointment
John.Shekitka@mville.edu
1 (914) 323-3207

About Me

Before coming to Manhattanville College, John served as an adjunct faculty member at Bard College, Dutchess Community College, Marist College, Mount Saint Mary College, Sacred Heart University, and Teachers College. He taught courses focused on education in general and social studies specifically. He also served as a student teaching supervisor for students at both Marist College and Teachers College, observing and mentoring students with placements in the Hudson Valley and New York City. He served as the principal for 175 K-8 students at St. Mary’s School, in Wappingers Falls, NY for one year and served as a social studies teacher at Roy C. Ketcham High School in Wappingers Falls, NY and at Paramount Bard Academy in Delano, CA.

John completed his Ph.D. dissertation in Social Studies Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. It is titled "Teaching Religion as a Part of the Social Studies: Superstructures, School Structures and Teacher Subjectivities."

 

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Education
Philosophy, Ph.D., Columbia University
Social Studies, Master of Philosophy, Columbia University
History, Master of Arts in Teaching, Bard College
Systematic Theology, Master of Theological Studies, University of Notre Dame
History and Religion, Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College, Columbia University
Feature Publications

Article September 01, 2016

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On Arrival: Puerto Ricans in Post-World War II New York – Center on History and Education

Columbia.edu

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Teaching Religion as a Part of the Social Studies: Superstructures, School Structures and Teacher Subjectivities

Columbia.edu

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