Morna McDermott McNulty


Morna McNulty

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Ph.D., Research and Evaluation, University of Virginia

Areas of Expertise

Arts-based research, Education policy, Urban education, Curriculum theory


McDermott, M (2021). Introduction (Education Policy Reform: A Tale of Haunting). In C. Tienken and C. Mullen’s Education Policy Perils: Tackling the Tough Issues (2nd ed). Kappa Delta Pi.

McDermott, M. (2020). The language of lost cranes. Currere Exchange, 4(1).

McDermott, M (2019). Speculative fiction, post human desire and inquiry of currere. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 34(5).

McDermott, M. & Osmond, C. (2019). Introduction: we make our own monsters. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 34(5).

Homana, G., McDermott, M., & Campbell Jones, F. (Producers/Directors). (2017). Voices of Baltimore: Portraitures of Living through and Attending Schools during the Era of Legal Segregation [Documentary]. United States: College of Education, Towson University.

McDermott, M. (2017). The theory and practice of alchemical curriculum inquiry: An “inner-active” journey. Currere Exchange Journal, 1(1).

McDermott, M., Robertson, P., Smith, C. and Jensen, R. (eds). (2015). Testing our courage: United Opt Out and the testing resistance movement. Charlotte, NC: Information Age press.

McDermott, M (2012). The left handed curriculum: Creative experiences for empowering teachers, Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press

McDermott, M. and Rankie-Shelton, N. A (Spring, 2015). Duoethnography on friendship. Invited publication. For special issue of International Review of Qualitative Research.

McDermott, M. (Winter, 2015). Empowering change through art: The campaign for artful resistance. Rethinking Schools, 29 (2).

McDermott, M. (Fall, 2014). Nothing in common Common Core. InK. Lombard (ed.) Common Ground on Common Core. Madison, WI: Resounding Books PAC.

McDermott, M. (July, 2014). Education reform as a “weapon of mass (education) destruction” versus artful resistance as a “weapon of mass creation.” AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice.