ERIC Number: EJ1129027
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Interview with Michael Apple: The Biography of a Public Intellectual
Peters, Michael A.
Open Review of Educational Research, v2 n1 p105-117 2015
Michael W. Apple is the John Bascom Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies in the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction (CI) and Educational Policy Studies (EPS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education where he has taught since 1970. Michael Apple is one of the foremost educational theorists in the world and a public intellectual who is deeply committed to empowerment and transformation of people through education. This interview is a source of interactive biography enabling not only the establishment of chronology and the discussion of intellectual influences but also an understanding of the biographical aspects of intellectual projects and the inextricable links between a life history and forms of activism. In this interview conducted through the medium of email Michael Peters explores with Michael Apple how Apple's past and upbringing helped to shape his intellectual life and commitments.
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Background, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Intellectual Development, Career Development, Recognition (Achievement), Educational Theories, Change Agents
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Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
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