Carole Hahn

Charles Howard Candler Professor of Educational Studies

Office: North Decatur Building Suite 243

Phone: 404-727-0604



bookCarole L. Hahn, Ed.D., Indiana University. Charles Howard Candler Professor of Educational Studies. Teaching: Social Studies Education and Comparative Education. Research: cross national studies of citizenship education, gender issues and social studies. Current projects: multicultural and citizenship education in selected Western democracies.  Spencer Foundation grant: Engaging Transnational Citizens: A comparative study of civic teaching and learning. In 2005, Professor Hahn received the Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies Award from the National Council for the Social Studies. In 2006, she was recognized by the College of Education at Indiana University as an Outstanding Alumnus. She is an editor of the 2008 SAGE International Handbook on Education for Citizenship and Democracy. Her outstanding book, Becoming Political: Comparative Perspectives on Citizenship Education, received the 1998 Jubilee Award from the Danish Secondary Teachers' Union. In 1996, Professor Hahn received the Exemplary Research Award from the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS). She is past President of NCSS and was the National Research Coordinator for the US portion of the Civic Education Study conducted under the auspices of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).

Read Professor Hahn's Comparative civic education research: What we know and what we need to know and Democratic values and citizen action: A view from US ninth graders.


Prof. Hahn with graduate students and graduates at The National Council for the Social Studies conference, 2009


Professor Hahn with the 2012 MAT Cohort