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Thomas M. Falk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Full-Time Faculty

School of Education and Health Sciences: Teacher Education


Email: Thomas Falk, Ph.D.
Phone: 937-229-1787
Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 680B
Curriculum Vitae: Read CV


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

Thomas M. Falk, “Wage Slaves,” in Critical Understandings in Education Encyclopedia: Critical Whiteness Studies, Ed. Zachary Casey, NV, Leiden: Brill/Sense Publishing (2021), 686-693.

Thomas M. Falk, “Empire of Egotism: An Educational and Phenomenological Perspective from Dayton’s Quadruplet Crises,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Education Vol. 16, No. 1, North American Community: Uniting for Equity (2020).

Thomas M. Falk, “Psychedelic Phenomenology Primitive and Bourgeois: A Critical Response to Michael Pollan’s How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us about Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence,Journal of Consciousness Studies 27(1-2). January/February, 2020, pp. 34-56.