Biography

Jeremy Stoddard is Associate Professor and Director of the Secondary Education Program in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Jeremy Stoddard is Associate Professor and Director of the Secondary Education Program in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, where he teaches courses in social studies pedagogical methods and graduate courses in media and democratic education. He was formerly Professor of Education and an associated faculty member in Film and Media Studies at William & Mary. His research explores the role of media in teaching and learning democratic education, with a particular focus on teaching difficult historical and controversial contemporary issues. His most recent projects include PurpleState, a virtual internship simulation for high school students that was designed to help them understand the role of media in contemporary politics that would also equip them to take action on issues they cared about in the current US partisan and media driven context. His research has been published widely in both academic and practitioner journals as well as three books. With Jason Chen, he led an evaluation of Street Law’s Supreme Court Summer Institute for Teachers focused on an attempt to understand the long-term impact of the professional development experience on participants and the regions or schools where they teach.