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Patricia Fontaine


Patricia Fontaine is Clinical Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Graduate Coordinator for Teacher Preparation M.Ed. in the College of Education at UMass Lowell.
Patricia L. FontaineClinical Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Graduate Coordinator for Teacher Preparation M.Ed.

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)