Department of Teacher Education
Curriculum & Instruction
Ph.D. Texas A&M University-College Station
Curriculum and Instruction (area of emphasis: Culture and Curriculum)
M.Ed. Texas State University-San Marcos
Maîtrise díHistoire-Université Jean-Monnet, Saint-Etienne (France)
B.S. Arkansas State University
Radio and Television
Dr. Sourdot came to TWU in the fall of 2009 after completing his doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in culture and curriculum at Texas A&M University. Prior to his experience in academia, he taught at all levels (elementary through college), in various settings (urban, suburban and distance education).
A native of France, Dr. Sourdot holds degrees in History, Broadcast Journalism (Radio and Television) and Secondary Education. Dr. Sourdotís current research focuses on the pedagogical possibilities television programming offer for visual culture studies and teacher education. Other research interests include curriculum studies, educational technology, multicultural education, serving the needs of English Language Learners and public pedagogy.
Sourdot, L.A. (2012) Popular Culture and Teacher Education in the 21st century: The Pedagogical Possibilities of Aliens in America. In E. Janak & D. Blum. The Pedagogy of Pop: Theoretical and Practical Strategies for Success. Lexington Books.
Sourdot, L.A. (2011). Coming to America, a personal journey of discovery, learning and teaching. In M. Cowart & P. Dam (Eds.). Linguistic and Cultural Considerations for English Language Learners. Arlington, VA: Canh Nam Publishers.
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