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Jay M. Shuttleworth

Full-time Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Teachers College, Columbia University M. A., Teachers College, Columbia UniversityB. A., University of California, Davis (highest honors, history department)


Dr. Jay M. Shuttleworth is an Assistant Professor of Education at Long Island University, Brooklyn (New York City, NY).

His research interests include: 1) global citizenship education, 2) social studies teacher education, and 3) extending notions of citizenship education to topics like the public’s perception of students’ civic knowledge, difficulties discussing “hard history” like enslavement, and “official knowledge” as understood by recently immigrated students.

He has published articles in scholarly journals like Teachers College Record, Teaching and Teacher Education, Social Studies Research and Practice, The Journal of Social Studies Education Research, The Social Studies, Journal of Social Studies Education Research, The Georgia Social Studies Journal, and Social Studies and the Young Learner.He has given more than 90 presentations involving peer-reviewed papers, peer-reviewed academic talks, and invited academic talks.
With funding support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, he is currently conducting research and developing campus curriculum around issues of urban sustainable living.  

Prior to this position, his most recent full-time appointment was as a Core Post-Doctoral Fellow and Lecturer at Columbia University’s Department of History. He has also held full-time appointments at The Program in Social Studies, Teachers College, Columbia University, where he was an Instructor and Coordinator of Pre-service Education. Before entering higher education, he taught United States history and world history for nine years in Northern California. While a secondary teacher, he was named a finalist for the California Teacher of the Year distinction (California Department of Education), and he studied education in Japan on a Fulbright Memorial Fellowship. 

Jay grew up near Lake Tahoe in Northern California and resides in New York City.