A live recording of our educational podcast The How The Why with Peter McLaren.
Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University. He is Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project, the Donna Ford Attallah College of Education, Chapman University. He is also Chair Professor, Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China, where he is Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Studies in Education.
A Marxist humanist who works in the areas of Marxist humanism and liberation theology, he has lectured widely in Latin America, North America, Asia, and Europe. Professor McLaren is the author and editor of nearly 50 books and hundreds of professional publications on education and social justice. His writings have been translated into over 30 languages. He received his Ph.D. in education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada. Professor McLaren is Fellow of the Royal Society and Commerce, England, and Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.
Professor McLaren is Honorary Director of Instituto McLaren de Pedagogia Critica y Educatcion Popular in Ensenada, Mexico and received the Outstanding Educator of America Award for 2013, from the Association of Educators of Latin America and the Caribbean.