Nancy Lesko

Maxine Greene Professor of Education
Columbia University
Nancy Lesko's interests center around curriculum theory and history, conceptions of children and youth in theory and practice, gender issues in education, and citizenship education in times of war. Her recent publications include "Denaturalizing adolescence: The politics of contemporary representations" (Youth & Society); "Past, present, and future conceptions of adolescence" (Educational Theory); "The leaky needs' of school-aged mothers: An examination of US programs and policies" (Curriculum Inquiry); Act Your Age: A Cultural Construction of Adolescence (Routledge Press); Masculinities at School (Sage Press); Reducing the Risk: Schools as Communities of Support (Falmer Press).