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Dale T. Snauwaert, Ph.D.
Dale T. Snauwaert, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Educational Theory and Social Foundations of Education, Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Democratic Education, and Chair of the Department of Foundations of Education at the University of Toledo. He received his B.A. in Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1983, a M.Ed. in Educational Policy and Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1990. He has also taught at Colgate University, The University of Missouri, Teachers College, Columbia University, and Adelphi University. He is the author of Democracy, Education, and Governance: A Developmental Conception (State University of New York Press, 1993), which received an American Educational Studies Association Critics' Choice Award in 1995. He has published in such academic journals as Educational Theory, Journal of Educational Thought, Peabody Journal of Education, Holistic Education Review, Current Issues in Comparative Education, and Encounter on such topics as democratic education, the nature of teaching, moral education, holistic education, and international ethics. He is currently working on a book on the ethics of war and peace and human rights education. He was Associate Editor of Encounter: Education for Meaning and Social Justice from 1997-2002, and remains on their editorial board. His research interests focus on two areas: (1) moral and political philosophy as they pertain to educational theory, especially the ethics of war and peace, democracy, and human rights, and (2) the nature of consciousness and holistic education. He teaches courses in the philosophy and social foundations of education.