Faculty and Staff

Dr. Kip Kline Name: Dr. Kip Kline
Title: Associate Professor
Department: Ed. Leadership
Office Location: DL132B
E-mail: klinech@lewisu.edu
Phone: (815) 836-5717

Educational Background:
2007 Ph.D. Indiana University
2002 M.A. Ball State University
1994 B.S. Taylor University

Courses Taught:
Theories of Cultural Difference and Education
History of American Education
Globalization and Education
Qualitative Research

Research Interests:
The confluence of philosophy, education, and popular culture
American pragmatism
Radical hermeneutics and spirituality

Recent Publications:
Kline, Kip (2008). Beyond utopianism and pessimism: teaching “prophetic pragmatism’s” tragic sense. In J. Diem and R. Helfenbein (Eds.), Unsettling Beliefs: Teaching Theory to Teachers. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Kline, Kip (2008). Black existentialism and youth culture: examining the cipher from doo-wop to hip-hop. Philosophical Studies in Education, 38.