Joseph Kahne

Joseph Kahne
Professor of Education, Mills College

Joseph Kahne is a Professor of Education at Mills College.  He is also Chair of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Youth and Participatory Politics (YPP) and Co-PI of Educating for Democracy in the Digital Age - a district-wide reform effort in Oakland, California.  His research and writing focus on the influence of school practices and new media on the quantity, quality, and equality of youth civic and political engagement. Professor Kahne's articles have received outstanding paper of the year awards from the American Educational Research Association, the American Political Science Association Division of Teaching and Learning, and several other organizations. He sits on the steering committee of the National Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools and on the advisory board of CIRCLE (the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning). (Also, see


B.A. (1986) Economics, Wesleyan University. M.A. (1991) Political Science, Stanford University. Ph.D. (1993) Educational Administraion and Policy Analysis, Stanford University.


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