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David Edward Long

Morehead State University

Based in

United States
North America

David E. Long’s primary research interest is the ethnographic documentation and analysis of science learning at the social intersection of differing ideological, economic, and moral projects. He focuses on perennial problem of U.S. science education and communication, including the cognitive, social, and philosophical dimensions of student and teacher understanding of evolution, climate change science, and genetic engineering, with emphasis on how political and religious ideology mediates science education implementation in schools, universities, and in the civic discourse.

Country(ies) of Specialty

United States

Focus areas of expertise

Climate policy and politics Communications research Climate Justice Behavioral action

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Long, D., Henderson, J. (2023). Climate Change as Superordinate Curriculum? Research in Education. doi.org/10.1177/00345237231160080

Long, D., Henderson, J., and Meuwissen, K. (2021). What is Climate Change Education in Trump Country?  The Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 39(1), 132-145 doi:10.1080/20590776.2021.2013713