Aaron Rife, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Instruction

Program Chair, Middle/Secondary History/Government Education



Mail: 1845 Fairmount, Box 28, Wichita. KS 67260

Office: Corbin Education Center, Room 116

Academic Degrees

• Ph.D., Social and Cultural Studies in Education, with emphasis on urban schools, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2014
• M.S., Foundations of Education, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2008
• B.A. History Teaching, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 2001


Research interests:

History of urban education; Race and class in schools; Transition from pre-service to classroom teaching; Educational opportunity and social inequality.

Courses taught:

ELPS 200-Making Connections Between School and Community (KU, 2008-2011)
ELPS 250-Education and Society (KU, 2011-2013)