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Matt Ferkany

 Assistant Professor
  Department of Teacher Education
 Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
 507 South Kedzie
Matt Ferkany is an Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education department. A philosopher by training, his research focuses on political, ethical, and pedagogical problems relating to environmental education, civic and moral education, and well-being and virtue. He is currently working on a project funded by the Spencer Foundation on the virtues in environmental education. But he has also published work on the sense of self-worth and the importance of fostering self-esteem relative to other aims of education.

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