Ph.D. – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.Ed. – University of New Hampshire
B.A. – Drew University
Tommy Ender is an assistant professor, joint appointment in the History Department and Education Studies Department. He will be teaching HIST 107 in the spring semester, along with supervising secondary history teachers; currently, he is teaching the Secondary Education History Practicum in the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development. Before coming to RIC, Tommy completed a two-year post-doc at Loyola University Maryland. Tommy spent nearly a decade teaching US History and World History in secondary educational contexts before pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2013.
Critical Social Studies
Contemporary Music as History and Activism
Latinxs in US History
Refereed Journal Articles
Ender, T. (2019). Teaching the young lords party: The civil rights movement in the NYC metropolitan area. Teaching Social Studies, Summer/Fall 2019, 19(2), 109-116.
Ender, T. (2019). Critical social studies in the united states. In G. Noblit (Ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.520
Ender, T. (2019). Counter-narratives as resistance: Creating critical social studies spaces with the community. The Journal of Social Studies Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jssr.2018.11.002
Refereed Book Chapters
Ender, T. (2018). Ethnic. In D.G. Krutka, A.M. Whitlock, & M. Helmsing (Eds.), Keywords in social studies: Concepts and conversations (pp. 17-28). New York, NY: Peter Lang.
Ender, T. (2018). Review of the book Teaching politics in secondary education. Journal of Social Studies Research. 10.1016/j.jssr.2018.05.001