Rouhollah Aghasaleh

Assistant Professor

Rouhollah Aghasaleh (Ph.D. The University of Georgia) is an assistant professor in the School of Education. His scholarship lays on an intersection of critical middle grades education, cultural studies of curriculum, and new materialist feminism that addresses the issues of equity and its impact on the education system. Rouhollah has contributed research that directly supports efforts for teachers to meet the needs of a more diverse array of students. He is the editor of the Brill volume, Children and Mother Nature: Storytelling for a Glocalized Environmental Pedagogy. He also edited a special issue on Curriculum Theorizing in Post-truth Era. Rouhollah’s scholarly work has been featured in journals of African American Studies, Curriculum Theorizing, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogues, Research in Science Teaching, Activist Science and Technology Education, Reconceptualizing Educational Research Methodology, etc.As an educator who teaches for social justice, teaching is where Rouhollah’s scholarship and activism meet to create an environment that is conducive to justice for historically and politically underrepresented, oppressed, and misrecognized students by taking emancipatory theories beyond the textbooks.