Department ofEducation

Ron Byrnes

Ron Byrnes

Associate Professor

253.535.7286 (office)

Profile

Professional
Emphases

High School Education Reform

Cultural Globalization

Social Studies Curriculum Development

Education
Degrees

PhD, University of Denver, 1993

MEd, University of California, Los Angeles, 1985

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1984

Personal
Biography
Ron Byrnes has been at PLU since 1998. He was a high school social studies teacher in Los Angeles and Ethiopia before completing his Ph.D in Curriculum Leadership. He teaches about the sociocultural foundations of public schooling, education reform, secondary teaching methods, and cultural globalization.