Samuel D. Rocha

Associate Professor, Department of Educational Studies

Dr. Rocha was promoted to Associate Professor and awarded the Killam Teaching Prize at UBC in 2019. At the end of 2019, he released his third full-length album, Anamnesis, and in 2020 he released a single, “The Freedom of Dialectic,” inspired by the life and thought of Maxine Greene. His newest book, The Syllabus as Curriculum: A Reconceptualist Approach, was published in 2020 and received the same year’s Outstanding Book Award from AERA: Division B, Curriculum Studies.

Research Area: Philosophy of Education, Curriculum Theory, Educational Theory, Political Philosophy, Ethics and Moral Philosophy, Philosophical and Humanities Research Methods, and Special Texts and Topics