College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Kip Kline

Name: Dr. Kip Kline
Title: Professor
Program: Educational Leadership
Office Location: DL 132B
Phone: (815) 836-5717

Educational Background:
2007 Ph.D. Indiana University, Philosophy of Education
2002 M.A. Ball State University, Educational Leadership
1994 B.S. Taylor University, Theater and Speech Education

Courses Taught:
Philosophy of Education
Moral and Ethical Studies in Education
Foundations of Educational Inquiry
History of American Education

Research Interests:
Postmodern philosophy, youth and media

Recent Publications:
Kline, K. (forthcoming, 2016). Jean Baudrillard, the Portrayal of Youth in American Cinema, and Fatal Strategies for a New Education (working title). Lexington Books, Lanham, MD.

Kline, K. & Knight-Abowitz, K. (forthcoming, 2015). Imagining Ourselves in the Future: Toward an Existential Ethics for Teachers in the Accountability Era. Philosophy of Education, 2015.

Kline, K. (2014) You Better Lose Yourself!: Reformulated Praxis Theory, Spirituality, and Hip-Hop Aesthetics. B. Porfilio, L. Gardner, & D. Roychoudhury (Eds.), See You at the Crossroads: Hip Hop Scholarship at the Intersections: Dialectical Harmony, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Panoply of Voices (pp. 75-92). Boston, MA: Sense Publishing.

Vander Schee, C. & Kline, K. (2013). Neoliberal Exploitation in Reality Television: Youth, Health, and Spectacle of Celebrity “Concern.” The Journal of Youth Studies, 16: 5, 565-578.

Kline, K. (2012). Toward a Postinstitutional Philosophy of Education. Philosophical Studies in Education, 43, 10-19.