Dr JACKSON, Liz
Dr JACKSON, Liz
M.Phil (Cambridge), PhD (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Deputy Director, MEd Programme
Division of Policy, Administration and Social Sciences Education
Tel: (852) 2219 4195
Location: Room 421, Runme Shaw Building
Areas of Expertise:
Philosophy of Education; Global Studies; Multicultural & Civic Education
Within the field of philosophy of education, my research explores and analyzes the intersection of societal values and curricular and policy processes in education. More specifically, my work examines the values and attitudes embedded in discourses and practices of educators and educational leaders through investigations of curriculum documents and resources, policy statements, and student and teacher voices. The political context reveals that our deepest held values and their implications for how we treat people in society are contested. Integrating interpretative/analytic and qualitative methods, my research traces social debates and their impact on possibilities for teaching young people according to moral/ethical values. My research bears particular significance in social studies education, civic and moral education, and other curricula to prepare youth to live with others in society, such as multicultural/cross-cultural education.
1. Most Popular Article in Journal of Moral Education 2016: Why Should I Be Grateful? The Morality of Gratitude in Contexts Marked by Injustice. Included in Routledge’s #ReadMyResearch collection using Altmetrics to showcase most popular articles.
2. Research Output Prize, 2014-2015: Muslims and Islam in US Education: Reconsidering Multiculturalism. University of Hong Kong University Research Committee. HK$120,000. 2016.
3. Book Award: Muslims and Islam in US Education: Reconsidering Multiculturalism. Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia. AUD$250 (HK$1,400). 2015.
4. Early-Career Conference Award: Altruism, Non-Relational Care, and Global Citizenship Education. Paper Presented at the Philosophy of Education Society Annual Meeting. Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong. HK$10,000. 2015.
5. Merit Award for Early Career Scheme (HKU UCG) Grant Winners: Representation of Ethnic and Religious Minorities in School Textbooks: Aligning Multiculturalism and Liberal Studies. Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong. HK$20,000. 2013-2015.
6. Second Most Downloaded Article in Religious Education 2011/2012: Islam and Muslims in U.S. Public Schools since September 11, 2001. 2013.
7. Single Most Downloaded Article in Educational Studies 2010/2011: Images of Islam in U.S. Media and Their Educational Implications. 2011.
External competitively funded researched grants (as PI):
1. University Grants Committee General Research Fund, HK$363,637. Representation of Ethnic and Religious Minorities in Textbooks: Multiculturalism Across Hong Kong Schools' Curriculum. 2017-2019. Funded; begins 2017.
2. University Grants Committee Early Career Scheme, HK$316,000. Representation of Ethnic and Religious Minorities in School Textbooks: Aligning Multiculturalism and Liberal Studies. Principal Investigator: Liz Jackson. Overall grading by RGC: not yet received. Several conference papers and journal articles published and/or submitted; related book manuscript in preparation; successfully executed.
(See full CV for other external and internal research grants.)
1.1 Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
1. Liz Jackson, Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education: Reconsidering Multiculturalism. Oxon/London/New York, Routledge, 2014, 184 pages (peer-reviewed). (In press in paperback, scheduled republication in December 2016.)
2. Liz Jackson, Multicultural Liberal Studies: Understanding Identity in Hong Kong (in preparation).
Chapters in Edited Books
3. Liz Jackson, Diversity in Hong Kong’s History Curriculum: A Historical Analysis. In Equity in and Through Education, eds. Michele Schweisfurth & Stephen Carney. Sense Publishers, in preparation (peer-reviewed).
4. Liz Jackson, Null and Nuller? Laughing About Injustice, From Jon Stewart to John Oliver. In Philosophy of Education 2016, ed. Natasha Levinson. Urbana, Philosophy of Education Society, in press (peer-reviewed).
5. Liz Jackson, Globalization and Education. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, ed. George Noblit. Oxford, Oxford University Press, in press (peer-reviewed).
6. Liz Jackson, Who Is Hong Kong? Diversity in Hong Kong Curriculum. In Routledge Handbook of Multicultural Education Research in Asia Pacific, eds. Yun-Kyung Cha, Seung-Hwan Ham & Moosung Lee. London, Routledge, in press (peer-reviewed).
7. Liz Jackson, Altruism, Non-Relational Care, and Global Citizenship Education. In Philosophy of Education 2014, ed. Michele Moses. Urbana, Philosophy of Education Society, in press (peer-reviewed).
8. Genejane Adarlo & Liz Jackson, For Whom Is K-12 Education? A Critical Look into Twenty-First Century Educational Policy and Curriculum in the Philippines. In Educating for Twenty-First Century Global Capacities: International Perspectives and Practices, eds. Suzanne Choo, Ruth Vinz, Deb Sawch & Alison Villanueva. Singapore: Springer, in press (peer-reviewed). Second author: 40% contribution.
9. Liz Jackson, Puja Kapai, Shiru Wang & Ching Yin Leung. Youth Civic Engagement in Hong Kong: A Glimpse into Two Systems Under One China. In Youth Civic Engagement in Countries with Varied Experiences with Democracy, ed. Catherine Broom. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, in press (peer-reviewed). First author: 40% contribution.
10. Liz Jackson, Critical Perspectives on Postfeminist Discourses. In Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory, ed. Michael A. Peters (pp. 1-6). Singapore: Springer, in press/published online first (peer-reviewed).
11. Liz Jackson, Students Who Want Banking Education and Related Challenges to Problem-Posing Education. In Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory, ed. Michael A. Peters (pp. 1-5). Singapore: Springer, in press/published online first (peer-reviewed).
12. Liz Jackson, Education for Sustainable Development: From Environmental Education to Broader Views. In Handbook of Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education, eds. Elena Railean, Gabriela Walker, Atilla Elci & Liz Jackson (pp. 42-65). Hershey, IGI Global, 2016 (peer-reviewed).
13. Liz Jackson, Education as Finding the Other in Self. In Philosophy of Education 2015, ed. Eduardo Duarte (pp. 445-447). Urbana, Philosophy of Education Society, 2016.
14. Liz Jackson, The Customer Knows Best: The Opposite of the Banking Concept in the Case of the United Arab Emirates. In Paulo Freire: The Global Legacy, eds. Michael A. Peters & Tina Besley (pp. 351-362). New York, Peter Lang, 2015 (peer-reviewed).
15. Liz Jackson, Religious Diversity, Multiculturalism, and Representation: The Challenge of Facing Islam in the Classroom. In Advancing Equity & Achievement in America’s Diverse Schools: Inclusive Theories, Policies, and Practices, eds. Camille M. Wilson & Sonya D. Horsford (pp. 79-93). New York, Routledge, 2014 (peer-reviewed).
16. Liz Jackson, Comparing Race, Class and Gender. In Comparative Education Research: Approaches and Methods, 2nd ed., eds. Mark Bray, Bob Adamson & Mark Mason (pp. 195-220). Hong Kong, Springer/Comparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong, 2014 (peer-reviewed). (Published in translations in Portuguese and Russian in 2015 and in Korean in 2016.)
17. Liz Jackson, Who Belongs in What Hong Kong? Citizenship Education in the Special Administrative Region. In Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives, Local Practices, eds. Aaron M. Kuntz & John E. Petrovic (pp. 22-42). New York, Routledge, 2014 (peer-reviewed).
18. Liz Jackson, They Don’t Not Want Babies: Globalizing Philosophy of Education and the Social Imaginary of International Development. In Philosophy of Education 2013, ed. Cris Mayo (pp. 353-361). Urbana, Philosophy of Education Society, 2013 (peer-reviewed).
19. Liz Jackson, Reevaluating White Privileged Ignorance and Its Implications for Antiracist Education. In Philosophy of Education 2008, ed. Ronald David Glass (pp. 301-304). Urbana, Philosophy of Education Society, 2008 (peer-reviewed).
20. Liz Jackson, Choice versus Equal Opportunity: What Toleration Requires in the Case of the Hijab in French Schools. In Philosophy of Education 2005, ed. Kenneth R. Howe (pp. 272-274). Urbana, Philosophy of Education Society, 2005 (peer-reviewed).
1.2 Journal Publications
International Refereed Journal Articles
21. Liz Jackson & Timothy O’Leary, The Umbrella Movement and Hong Kong Education, Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in preparation.
22. Genejane Adarlo & Liz Jackson, Volunteer Teaching in South Africa: Implications for Education Policy and Development, in preparation. Second author: 40% contribution.
23. Liz Jackson & Charles Bingham, The Problem of Happiness in Social Justice Education, in preparation.
24. Liz Jackson & M.F. Pang, Students’ Environmental Attitudes and Values in Hong Kong. International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, in review. First author: 55% contribution.
25. Yulia Nesterova & Liz Jackson, Transforming Service Learning for Global Citizenship Education: Moving from Affective-Moral to Social-Political, Revista Espanola de Educacion Comparada (REEC, Spanish Journal of Comparative Education), in review. Second author: 45% contribution.
26. Liz Jackson, Leaning Out of Higher Education: An Intersectional Critique. Policy Futures in Education, in review.
27. Liz Jackson, Relations of Blood? Racialization of Civic Identity in Twenty-First Century Hong Kong, Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education (impact factor: 1.02), minor revisions required.
28. Christina Borges & Liz Jackson, Using Earthship Design as a Tool for Education for Sustainable Development, Networks: An On-Line Journal for Teacher Research, revisions required.
29. Liz Jackson, Learning about Diversity in Hong Kong: Multiculturalism in Liberal Studies Textbooks. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (impact factor: 0.78), accepted for publication.
30. Michael A. Peters, Petar Jandrich, Ruth Irwin, Kirsten Locke, Nesta Devine, Richard Heraud, Andrew Gibbons, Tina Besley, Jayne White, Daniella Forster, Liz Jackson, Elizabeth Grierson, Carl Mika, Georgina Stewart, Marek Tesar, Susanne Brighouse, Sonja Arndt, George Lazariou, Ramona Mihalia, Leon Bernade, Catherine Legg, John Ozolins & Peter Roberts. Toward a Philosophy of Academic Publishing. Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in press. Eleventh author: 6% contribution (author order given according to order in article sections).
31. Liz Jackson, “Asian” Perspectives on Education for Sustainable Development. Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in press.
32. Susan M. Bridges, Liz Jackson, Patcy Yeung, Kit Chan, Ida A.C. Mok & Sarah Jane Aiston, Researching Diversity in Education in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The International Journal of Diversity in Education, 16:3, pp. 1-14. Second author: 25% contribution.
33. Liz Jackson, Challenging Empty Signifiers in Search of Common Values: Collaborative Learning as Transformative Leadership. The International Journal of Diversity in Education, 16:3, pp. 59-69.
34. Liz Jackson & Genejane Adarlo, “Soft Power”, Selfishness, or Altruism? Motivations and Satisfaction of US-Based International Volunteers. The International Journal of Diversity in Education, 16:3, pp. 21-34. First author: 70% contribution.
35. Liz Jackson & Genejane Adarlo, Bridging Cultures through Unpaid Labor: U.S. Volunteer Teachers’ Experiences in China’s Yunnan Province. Voluntas (impact factor: 1.10), 25:5, pp. 2330-2353 (2016). (3 citations). First author: 80% contribution.
36. Liz Jackson, Why Should I Be Grateful? The Morality of Gratitude in Contexts Marked by Injustice. Journal of Moral Education (impact factor: 0.61), 45:3, pp. 276-290 (2016).
37. Liz Jackson, Islam and Islamophobia in USA: The Tip of the Iceberg. Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), 48:7, pp. 744-748 (2016).
38. Liz Jackson, Ming-Fai Pang, Emma Brown, Sean Cain, Caroline Dingle & Timothy Bonebrake. Environmental Attitudes and Behaviors among Secondary Students in Hong Kong. International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, 18:2, pp. 70-80 (2016). First author: 33% contribution.
39. Liz Jackson & Ana Han. Internationalising Teacher Education for a “Glocal” Curriculum: South Koreans Learning to Teach Hong Kong Liberal Studies. Multicultural Education Review, 8:2, pp. 99-117 (2016). First author: 55% contribution.
40. Liz Jackson & Georgina Stewart, Lifting the Publishing Curtain: The Editor Interview Project of the EPAT Editorial Development Group. Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in press/published online first (2015). First author: 75% contribution.
41. Liz Jackson, Emerging Perspectives on Editorial Ethics: An Interview with Chris Higgins. Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in press/published online first (2015).
42. Liz Jackson, Challenges to the Global Concept of Student-Centered Learning with Special Reference to the United Arab Emirates: ‘Never fail a Nahayan.’ Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), 47:8, pp. 760-773 (2015). (3 citations).
43. Liz Jackson, Religion in Hong Kong Education: Representation in Liberal Studies Textbooks. Asian Anthropology, 14:1, pp. 43-56 (2015). (2 citations).
44. Liz Jackson, New Teacher Attitudes in Educational Foundations in Hong Kong. The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Educational Studies (impact factor: 0.10), 10:3, pp. 1-13 (2015). (1 citation).
45. Lillette du Toit & Liz Jackson, Personality and Work Success among Expatriate Educational Leaders in the United Arab Emirates, with. Middle Eastern and African Journal of Educational Research, 7, pp. 58-73 (2014). (1 citation). Second author: 45% contribution.
46. Liz Jackson, ‘Won’t Somebody Think of the Children?’ Emotions, Child Poverty, and Post-Humanitarian Possibilities for Social Justice Education. Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), 46:9, pp. 1069-1081 (2014). (2 citations).
47. Liz Jackson, Under Construction: The Development of Multicultural Curriculum in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher (impact factor: 0.78), 23:4, pp. 885-893 (2014). (1 citation).
48. Liz Jackson, The Challenge of Comparing Fluid Categories: Race and Class in Educational Research. Journal of Comparative and International Education, 3:2, pp. 185-198 (2014).
49. Liz Jackson, Multicultural or Intercultural Education in Hong Kong? International Journal of Comparative Education and Development, 15:2, pp. 99-111 (2013). (1 citation).
50. Liz Jackson, Islam and Muslims in U.S. Public Schools since September 11, 2001. Religious Education (impact factor: 0.22), 106:2, pp. 162-180 (2011). (5 citations).
51. Liz Jackson, Images of Islam in U.S. Media and Their Educational Implications. Educational Studies (impact factor: 0.50), 46:1, pp. 3-24 (2010). (45 citations).
52. Liz Jackson, Multicultural Traditions and Islam in U.S. Schools Today. The Journal of Multiculturalism in Education, 5:1 (2010).
53. Liz Jackson, The New Assimilationism: The Push for Patriotic Education in the United States since September 11. Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies, 8:1, pp. 109-136 (2010). (3 citations).
54. Liz Jackson, Democratic Citizenship, Critical Multiculturalism, and the Case of Muslims since September 11. In Factis Pax, 5:1, pp. 39-65 (2010). (2 citations).
55. Liz Jackson, Dialogic Pedagogy for Social Justice: A Critical Examination. Studies in Philosophy and Education (impact factor: 0.48), 27:2, pp. 137-148 (2008). (28 citations).
56. Liz Jackson, Silence, Words that Wound, and Sexual Identity: A Conversation with Applebaum. Journal of Moral Education (impact factor: 0.61), 37:2, pp. 225-238 (2008). (6 citations).
57. Liz Jackson, Reconsidering Affirmative Action as a Good for the Disadvantaged. Journal for Critical Educational Policy Studies, 6:1, pp. 379-397 (2008). (5 citations).
58. Liz Jackson, A Veil of Ignorance: Public Perceptions of Islam in the United States and their Educational Implications. The International Journal of the Humanities, 5:4, pp. 157-164 (2007). (3 citations).
59. Liz Jackson, Learning about the Other: Cultural Difference and American Education. International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 2:4, pp. 478-484 (2007).
60. Liz Jackson, The Individualist? The Autonomy of Reason in Kant’s Philosophy and Educational Views. Studies in Philosophy and Education (impact factor: 0.48), 26:4, pp. 335-344 (2007). (10 citations).
61. Liz Jackson, Nietzsche and the Paradox of Postmodern Education. Philosophical Studies in Education, 38, pp. 51-59 (2007). (2 citations).
62. Liz Jackson, Education’s Philosophical Aims and the Goals of Teacher Certification. The Roundtable, 1:2 (2007).
63. Liz Jackson. ‘Sex Respect’: Abstinence Education and Other Deployments for Sexual ‘Freedom.’ Philosophical Studies in Education, 37, pp. 147–158 (2006). (2 citations).
Articles in International Professional and Policy Journals
64. Liz Jackson, Islam, the American Dream, and a Boy with a Clock. Islamic Horizons, 45:1, January/February (2016), pp. 38-39.
65. Liz Jackson & Wesley Teter, Intercultural Education for Twenty-First Century America. SPAN Magazine, Jan/Feb, pp. 31-32 (2015). First author: 70% contribution.
66. Liz Jackson, Respect for Others Must Begin in the Classroom. Research Intelligence, 125, pp. 12-13 (2014).
67. Elena Railean, Gabriela Walker, Atilla Elci & Liz Jackson (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Learning Theory and Design in Modern Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2016. Fourth editor: 20% contribution.
Special Issues of Refereed International Journals – Edited
68. Liz Jackson & Timothy O’Leary (Eds.), The Hong Kong Umbrella Movement and Education, special issue of Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in review. First editor: 70% contribution.
69. Liz Jackson (Ed.), Education for Sustainable Development in the Asian Context, special issue of Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in press/published online first (2016).
70. Susan Bridges, Patcy Yeung & Liz Jackson (Eds.), Affirming Diversity of Social and Educational Justice, special issue of The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities, and Nations, 16:3 (2016). Third editor: 30% contribution.
71. Liz Jackson & Georgina Stewart (Eds.), The Educational Philosophy and Theory Editorial Development Group Editor Interview Project, special issue of Educational Philosophy and Theory (impact factor: 0.42), in press/published online first (2015). First editor: 75% contribution.
Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia
- Member, Executive Committee (2015-2018)
- Book Awards Selection Committee (2015-2018)
- Editor, PESA Newsletter (since 2015)
- Leader, Educational Philosophy & Theory Editorial Development Group (since 2013)
Philosophy of Education Society
- Member, Program Committee (2016-17)
- Member, Resolutions Committee (2013-14)
- Member, Hospitality Committee (2012-13)
- Discussant, Works-in-Progress Sessions for New Scholars (2013-2015)
- Chair/Respondent (2005-2009)
American Educational Research Association
- Reviewer, Philosophy of Education SIG (2016-2017)
- Discussant (2006)
UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development
Asia Pacific Member Representative, Campus Ambassador Project Advisory Group (selected as single project advisor from UNESCO Asia Pacific Region, since 2016)
Other memberships (year indicates start of membership):
· 2003 Cambridge Overseas Society, University of Cambridge
· 2005 American Educational Research Association
· 2005 Philosophy of Education Society
· 2006 International Network of Philosophy of Education
· 2013 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia
· 2013 Comparative Education Society of Hong Kong
· 2014 Asia Pacific Educational Research Association
· 2014 Comparative Education Society of Asia
· 2014 Comparative and International Education Society
· 2015 Education for Sustainability in Asia Community of Practice
· 2016 Comparative Education Society of Europe
· 2016 Editorial Collective Council