Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Humanities/Teacher Education Division, Seaver College
- PhD, Educational Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 1994
- MA Elementary Education, College of Mount Saint Joseph, Cincinnati, OH, 1985
- BA Biblical Studies, Cincinnati Christian University, OH, 1982
- Birmingham, C. (2017). From resistance to reading. The California Reader, 50 (2), 20-28.
- Birmingham, C. (2016). Christians teaching in a public school: Two paths. Issues in Christian Education, 50 (1).
- Birmingham, C. (2011). Hope in teaching and teaching in hope. In Pursuit of Truth: A Journal of Christian Scholarship. http://www.cslewis.org/journal/author/carrie-birmingham/.
- Birmingham, C. (2010). Romance and irony: How mothers of children with autism defend goodness and express hope. Narrative Inquiry, 20 (2), 225-245.
- Birmingham, C. (2009). The disposition of hope in teaching. Teacher Education Quarterly, 36 (4), 27- 40.
- Birmingham, C. (2009). Preparing the soil. Stone Campbell Journal, 12 (2), 193-206.
- Birmingham, C., (2005). Harry Potter and the baptism of the imagination. The Stone-Campbell Journal, 8 (2), 199-214.
- Birmingham, C., (2004). Phronesis: A model for pedagogical reflection. Journal of Teacher Education, 55 (4), 313-324.
- Birmingham, C., (2003). Practicing the virtue of reflection in an unfamiliar cultural context. Theory Into Practice, 42 (3,) 188-202.
- Copeland, W.D., Birmingham, C., Caston, M., DeMeulle, L., and Natal, D. (1994). Making meaning in classrooms: An investigation of cognitive processes in aspiring, experienced teachers, and their peers. American Educational Research Journal, 31 (1), 166-196.
- Copeland, W.D., Birmingham, C., de la Cruz, E., and Lewin, B. (1993). The reflective practitioner in teaching: Toward a research agenda. International Journal of Teaching and Teacher Education, 9 (4), 347-359.
- Seaver College Fellow in Education 2003-2005
- California Professional Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential
- Association of Teacher Educators Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award, 1994
- UCSB General Affiliates Graduate Dissertation Award, 1994
- Student teacher development
- C.S. Lewis and education
- Language and literacy development
- Literacy Theory and Methods
- Teaching English Learners
- Multiple Subject Teaching and Content Area Methods
- Educational Foundations