Today we look at the way in which dissertations in the early 20th Century produced and governed the emerging field of education and how these new knowledges moved across the world. Our focus is on Teachers College, Colombia University.

My guest is Daniel Friedrich, an Associate Professor of Curriculum and Director of the Doctoral Program in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University. Together with Nancy Bradt, he recently published in the latest issues of Comparative Education ReviewThe Dissertation and the Archive: Governing a field through the production of a genre.”

Citation: Friedrich, Daniel, interview with Will Brehm, FreshEd, 245, podcast audio, July 5, 2021.