Steven Oliver


Professional Details

Title Associate Professor
Department Secondary and Higher Education
Office Sullivan Building 205B
Phone 978.542.2608
Email steven.oliver@salemstate.edu
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Recent and Upcoming Courses

EDC 115 Exploring Education
EDC 205 Educational Psychology
EDC 399 Special Topics in Educational Studies
EDC 405 Culturally Responsive Teaching
EDS 710 Lbgt Issues in Higher Education
EDS 988 Capstone Seminar in Student Affairs
EDU 310 Issues in Urban Education
EDU 773 Theories of College Student Development
EDU 803 Helping Skills for the Student Affairs Professionals

Professional Biography

Steven Thurston Oliver is an associate professor of secondary and higher education at Salem State University. Steven is sociologist of education whose research is focused on the ways in which contemplative pedagogy can be used as a catalyst in K-12 teacher preparation and higher education programs for cultivating greater capacity among educators to engage across human differences. Steven earned a Ph.D. in Sociology of Education from New York University, a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Washington, and a BA in International Studies from Antioch College.