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IU Bloomington

James Damico

School of Education/Department of Literacy, Culture and Language Education

Expert Bio

James Damico is department chair and associate professor of literacy, culture and language education at Indiana University. His work addresses complex social problems, including climate change. He is the author of many journal articles and book chapters and is co-author of the book “Social Studies as New Literacies: Relational Cosmopolitanism in the Classroom” (Routledge, 2011). Damico is also the director of the Inspire Living Learning Center and is co-director of the Harmony-Meier Institute for Democracy and Equity in Education.

Areas of Expertise

Critical literacy, disciplinary literacy, climate change literacy, inquiry-based teaching and learning.

Other Information

Inspire Living Learning Center: https://inspire.indiana.edu/

Harmony-Meier Institute for Democracy and Equity in Education: https://harmony-meier.indiana.edu/