James A. Banks
Kerry and Linda Killinger Endowed Chair in Diversity Studies and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education
Dr. Banks is a leader in his teaching and research fields of social studies education and multicultural education. His publications include Teaching Strategies for the Social Studies (5th edition, 1999), Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society (1997), and theHandbook of Research on Multicultural Education (1995). He received the AERA Research Review Award in 1994, the National Association of Multicultural Education Book Award in 1997, and was the recipient of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) 1998 President's Award.
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1969
L.H.D., Bank Street College of Education, 1993
March Toward Freedom: A History of Black Americans. Belmont, CA: Fearon Publishers, 1970. Second edition, 1974. Second edition, revised, 1978. (Co-Authored with Cherry A. Banks.)
Teaching the Black Experience: Methods and Materials. Belmont, CA: Fearon Publishers, 1970.
Black image: Education copes with color. Debuque, IA: William C. Brown.
Teaching Strategies for the Social Studies: Inquiry, Valuing, and Decision Making. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1973. (With contributions by Ambrose A. Clegg, Jr.). Second edition, 1977. Third Edition, New York: Longman, 1985. Fourth edition, 1990.
Second edition translated and published in Korea.
Fifth edition: With Cherry A. McGee Banks as co-author, with contributions by Ambrose A. Clegg, Jr. and a change in subtitle of book: Teaching Strategies for the Social Studies: Decision-Making and Citizen Action. New York: Longman, 1999.
Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1975. Second Edition, 1979; Third Edition, 1984; Fourth Edition, 1987, Fifth Edition, 1991, Sixth Edition, 1997. Seventh Edition, 2003.
Senior Author (with others).Curriculum Guidelines for Multiethnic Education. Washington, D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies, 1976. Recipient of the 1977 Eleanor Fishburn Award, awarded by the Educational Press Association. Reprinted in 1977 by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, New York.
Senior Author (with others). Curriculum Guidelines for Multicultural Education, Revised edition. Washington, D.C.: National Council for the Social Studies, 1992 (Revised edition of publication listed above).
Multiethnic Education: Theory and Practice. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1981; 2nd edition, 1988; 3rd edition, 1994.
Fourth edition published as: Cultural Diversity and Education: Foundations, Curriculum and Teaching. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2001; 5th edition, 2006.
Ethnicity in Contemporary American Society: Toward the Development of a Typology. Ethnicity 5 (1978): 238-251. (With Geneva Gay.)
Shaping the Future of Multicultural Education. The Journal of Negro Education 48 (Summer 1979): 237-252.
Cultural Democracy, Citizenship Education, and the American Dream. National Council for the Social Studies; Presidential address. Social Education 47 (March 1983): 178-179, ff 222-232.
Black Youths in Predominantly White Suburbs: An Exploratory Study of Their Attitudes and Self-Concepts. The Journal of Negro Education 53 (Winter 1984): 3-17.
Multiethnic Education and the Quest for Equality. Phi Delta Kappan 64 (April 1983): 582-585.
Ethnic Revitalization Movements and Education. Educational Review 37, No. 2 (1985): 131-139. [Published in the United Kingdom]
The Social Studies, Ethnic Diversity, and Social Change. The Elementary School Journal 87 (May 1987): 531-543.
Ethnicity, Class, Cognitive, and Motivational Styles: Research and Teaching Implications. Journal of Negro Education 57 (Fall 1988): 452-466.
The Dimensions of Multicultural Education. Multicultural Leader, 4 (Winter/Spring, 1991): 3-4.
Multicultural Education: For Freedom's Sake, Educational Leadership, Vol. 49, No. 4 (December, 1991 /January, 1992), pp. 32-36.
Teaching Multicultural Literacy to Teachers, Teaching Education, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Fall, 1991), pp. 135-144.
African American Scholarship and the Evolution of Multicultural Education. Journal of Negro Education, (Summer, 1992), Vol. 61, No. 3, pp. 273-296.
The Canon Debate, Knowledge Construction, and Multicultural Education, Educational Researcher, Vol. 22, No. 5 (June-July, 1993), pp. 4-14.
Multicultural Education: Development, Dimensions, and Challenges. Phi Delta Kappan, Vol. 75, No. 1 (September, 1993), pp. 22-28.
Multicultural Education and Curriculum Transformation. Multicultural Education, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 8-11.
Transforming the Mainstream Curriculum, Educational Leadership, Vol. 51 (8), pp. 4-8, 1994.
The Transformative Challenges to the Social Science Disciplines: Implications for Social Studies Teaching and Learning, Theory and Research in Social Education, Vol. 23 (1), pp. 2-20, 1995.
The Historical Reconstruction of Knowledge about Race: Implications for Transformative Teaching, Educational Researcher, Vol. 24 (2), pp. 15-25, 1995.
(With Cherry A. McGee Banks), Equity Pedagogy: An Essential Component of Multicultural Education Theory into Practice, Vol. 34 (3), pp. 152-158, 1995.
Multicultural Education and Curriculum Transformation, The Journal of Negro Education, Vol. 64 (4), 390-400, 1995.
The Lives and Values of Researchers: Implications for Educating Citizens in a Multicultural Society. Educational Researcher, Vol. 27 (7), pp. 4-17, 1998. (AERA Presidential Address).
Citizenship Education and Diversity: Implications for Teacher Education. Journal of Teacher Education, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 5-16.
Race, Knowledge Construction, and Education in the USA: Lessons from History. Race, Ethnicity and Education, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2002, pp. 7-27.
Remembering Brown: Silence, Loss, Rage and Hope. Multicultural Perspectives, Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 6-8.
Teaching for Social Justice, Diversity and Citizenship in a Global World. The Educational Forum, 68, 296-305.
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