Episode 78: Teaching for Gender Equity in Social Studies with Mardi Schmeichel

In episode 78, Dan and Michael chat with Mardi Schmeichel about gender equity in the social studies, including her 2015 article published Theory and Research in Social Education titled, “Skirting around critical feminist rationales for teaching women in social studies.”

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Mardi Schmeichel

Books, articles, lessons, and other amazing resources

  1. Schmeichel, M. (2015). Skirting around critical feminist rationales for teaching women in social studies. Theory & Research in Social Education, 43(1), 1-27.
  2. Schmeichel, M., Janis, S., & McAnulty, J. (2016). Why has there never been a woman president in the United States? An inquiry lesson. Social Education, 80(2), 89-95.
  3. Noddings, N. (2001). The Care Tradition: Beyond “Add Women and Stir”. Theory Into Practice, 40(1), 29-34. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/1477215
  4. Teipe, Emily. (1999). Will the real Molly Pitcher please stand up? National Archives’ Prologue Magazine, 31(2)
  5. Find more of Dr. Schmeichel’s Google Scholar page for more articles!


Mardi Schmeichel, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Theory and Practice (Social Studies Education) at the University of Georgia. See her faculty bio at UGA.


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