Thomas Falk, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Thomas M. Falk, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education, Ohio State University 
  • B.A. in Anthropology, Spanish, Ohio University

Professional Activities

  • Ohio Valley Philosophy of Education Society
  • Society for the Philosophical Study of Education

Research Interests

  • Cultural and Intellectual History
  • History of Ideas
  • Critical Theory
  • Comparative Education

Selected Publications

Tom M. Falk, “Democracy, Capitalism, and Educational Opportunity from Horace Mann to the Present,” Critical Education, Vol. 5, No. 10 (August, 2014). Read article >>

Tom M. Falk, “Are Unmotivated Students Cultural Critics?” Journal for the Philosophical Study of Education, Vol. 2 (2014). Read article >>

Thomas M. Falk, “Literacy as Dialogue,” in Philosophical Studies in Education, 41 (August, 2010).

Thomas M. Falk, Sam Rocha & Bryan R. Warnick, “Social Science and Its Discontents: An essay review of Bent Flyvbjerg's Making Social Science Matter,” in Education Review, 4 (March, 2009).