Connor Warner

WarnerConnorAssistant Professor

Curriculum Vitae




  • PhD. Curriculum & Instruction, University of Kansas
  • M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, Texas Tech University
  • B.S.Ed. English (history minor), Montana State University-Billings

Research Interests

  • Teacher Education Policy, Curriculum, & Assessment
  • Middle/Secondary Curriculum (particularly literacy, ELA, and social studies)
  • Indigenous Representation in Education

Recent Publications

  • Warner, C.K. & Hallman, H.L. (2017).  A communities of practice approach to field experiences in teacher education.  Brock Education, 26(2), 16-33.
  • Warner, C.K., Nash, K.T., Thomas, R., Bell, C., Strekalova-Hughes, E., Panther, L., & Atiles, J. (2017).  Re-conceptualizing context and complexity in teacher education: Learning teaching as an interpretive process. The SOJO Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education, 2(1), 59-73.
  • Warner, C.K. (2016). Constructions of excellent teaching: Identity tensions in preservice English teachers. National Teacher Education Journal, 9(1), 5-15.
  • Warner, C.K. (2016). Contested definitions of excellent teaching: An analysis of the discourse of quality. Journal of Thought, 50(1), 20-36.

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Professional Activities:

  • UMKC School of Education Assessment Committee
  • UMKC School of Education CAEP Crew
  • NCTE CEE Commission on English Methods Teaching and Learning