Education Department


Dr. Robert H. Mayer

B.S., University of Cincinnati; M.A., Xavier University;
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Mayer completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Cincinnati, his masters degree at Xavier University, and his Ph.D. at the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Mayer coordinates the secondary education program and supervises secondary student teachers. He taught social studies for twelve years before coming to Moravian. He teaches courses on the historical and philosophical foundations of education and on reflective methods for secondary teachers and social studies teachers. He has published his research in Teaching Education and Teaching Education Quarterly, and has presented papers at conferences of the American Educational Research Association, the Pennsylvania Educational Research Association, and the Middle States Council of the Social Studies. His current research focuses on effective social studies teaching. Dr. Mayer's writing for young people include upcoming articles in Cobblestone, a magazine of history, and a high school text to be published by Greenhaven Press in spring of 2004 entitled The Civil Rights Act of 1964.




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