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Patricia Fontaine
Patricia L. FontaineClinical Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Graduate Coordinator for Teacher Preparation M.Ed.
  • College
    College of Education
  • Department
    School of Education
  • Phone
    (978) 934-4622
  • Office
    O'Leary Library
  • Email

Research Interests

Civic education, women in history

Education

  • EDD, (1996), University of Massachusetts - Lowell, MA.
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: A comparative study of civic education in France and the United States
  • MA: History, (1981), Tufts University - Medford, MA
  • MA: French, (1977), Middlebury College - Middlebury, VT
  • BA: French and History, (1973), Rivier College - Nashua, NH
  • Other: French, (1971), American College in Paris - Paris, France.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • University Service Learning Award (2012)
  • Faculty Teaching Award (2011) - University of Massachusetts
  • National Student-Athlete Day award recognition (2010)
  • Assessment Fellowship (2009)
  • Faculty Teaching Award (2008) - University of Massachusetts
  • Scholar of the City Award (2006) - National Park Service, Mogan Center
  • A Child's View of Lowell: Cultural Heritage Award (2003) - National Park Service, Mogan Center

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Leadership in America: Dilemmas and Opportunities (2007), Grant - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
    Fontaine, P.L. (Principal)