Curriculum Vitae

Patricia Walsh Coates, Ph.D.
238 Beekey Education Center
Office: (610) 683-4289
E-mail: coates@kutztown.edu
EDUCATION
Doctor of Philosophy, American History, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 2006
Master of Arts, American History, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 1999
Master of Education, Social Studies Education, Widener University, Chester, PA 1989
Bachelor of Arts, History, West Chester University, West Chester, PA 1984
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor, Kutztown University, Secondary Education Department, Kutztown, PA
2003-present
Assistant Professor, Cedar Crest College, Education Department, Allentown, PA 2004 – 2005
Instructor, West Chester University, History Department, West Chester, PA 2003
COURSES TAUGHT
Undergraduate:
Graduate:
* Perspectives on American of Education
* Major Philosophies in Education
* Curriculum and Instruction
* Student Diversity & Critical Pedagogy
* Cultural Awareness esl/ell
* Curriculum and Instruction for the
* Principles of Teaching
Social Studies Classroom
* Principles of Learning
* History of American Education
* Secondary Social Studies Methods
* Differentiated Instructional Strategies for the
* Cultural Awareness esl/ell
Multicultural Classroom
* Secondary Education Field Experience
* Effective Secondary Education Seminar
* 20th Century American History
* Social Interpretation of Education
* First Year Seminar
* EDU 565 - Special Topics in Education
* Teaching Reading in the Secondary School
- The One Room Schoolhouse as Living
* History of Western Civilization I & II
History
* Introduction to Multicultural Studies
- Designing and Implementing an Advanced
Placement Course for the Diverse High
School Classroom

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES
Select Presentations
 Paper Accepted for Presentation, Hearing Student Voices: Incorporating Ethnographic
Case Studies in Inner City Field Placements for Pre-Service Educators










Presenter, “To Build an Activist Educator: The Importance of Modeling Innovative and
Culturally Sensitive ESL Strategies in Early Field Placement Education Classes,” The
Inaugural European Conference on Education, Brighton, England, July 11 – 14, 2013.
Chair, Theorizing Curriculum Through the Arts, American Education Research
Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 10, 2011.
Presenter, “Playing a Man’s Game:” Margaret Sanger, Modern Feminism, and the Move
towards a New Sexual Consciousness in the Early Twentieth Century, The Organization
of American Historians National Conference, Houston, Texas, March 2011.
Co-Presenter: Developing a Mentor Culture, Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and
Teacher Educators 39th Annual Teacher Assembly “Advancing Teacher Education through
Powerful Practices,” Harrisburg, PA, Thursday, October 28, 2010.
Presenter: Museum Education and Living History in the 21st Century, The International
Society for Social Studies, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, February 2526, 20100.
Presenter: “Margaret Sanger and the Popularity of “The Woman Rebel” during the
Progressive Era.” Paper presented at the American Cultural Association/Popular Culture
Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2009.
Presenter: “Creative Instructional Strategies for the Middle Level Classroom.”
Paper and workshop presented at the PSU Diverse Literacies Conference, October 2008.

Select Publications
 “A European Education: Margaret Sanger and the Trans-Atlantic Development of a Birth
Control Ideology,” published in The Journal of History and Social Sciences, January
2011.
 “Museum Education and Living History in the 21st Century,” published in The
International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference Proceedings, volume
2010, issue 1, April 2010, 52-53.
 Margaret Sanger and the Origin of the Birth Control Movement, 1910-1930: The Concept
of Women’s Sexual Autonomy, published by Mellen Press, August 2008.
 “Instructor’s Resource Manual” for the Fourteenth edition Introduction to the
Foundations of American Education, January 2007.
 “Planned Parenthood,” “The Voluntary Parenthood League,” and “Mary Ware Dennett”,
The Encyclopedia of Women and American Politics, November 2007.
Professional Activities
 Facilitator: Center for the Enhancement of Teaching “Cooperative Learning Strategies for
Large and Small Classrooms," Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, March 23, 2010
 Faculty mentor for the Frederick Douglass Institute, 2008 – present.
 Coordinated the “Mapping the Americas” training workshops for the 2008 Geography
Action, a geographic education program sponsored by National Geographic and the
Pennsylvania Alliance for Geographic Education (PAGE), Kutztown University, October
21 – 23, 2008.




Co-Facilitator: Center for the Enhancement of Teaching “Instructional Strategies for the
Academic Forum: A Faculty Discussion.” Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, February
2007 and April 2007.
University Senate, 2009 - present
Kutztown University IDEA Task Force, 2008 - 2009
College of Education Assessment Committee, 2008 – present

Reviews
 Paper Reviewer, AACTE 2011 Annual Meeting, July 2010.
 Teach: Introduction to Education, Textbook review for McGraw-Hill Higher Education,
July 2009.
 Philosophical Documents in Education, editor Philip Reed. Textbook review for
Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall, April 2009.
 for Prentice Hall, Inc., June 2007.