VITA







Constance Kazuko Kamii







B.A., Pomona College (1955, sociology)
M.A., The University of Michigan (1957, education)
Ph.D., The University of Michigan (1965, education and psychology)
Ed.D., honorary degree, Wheelock College (1995)



Professional background:


January, 1984 - present

Professor, School of Education, The University of Alabama at Birmingham


2004 - present

Adjunct Professor, Chugoku Gakuen University, Okayama City, Japan


1973 - December, 1983

Joint appointment as Associate Professor (Professor in 1983), College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Adjunct Professor (Lecturer in 1981 and 1983), Faculty of Psychology and Sciences of  Education, University of Geneva.  

(This joint appointment enabled me to work under Jean Piaget at the International Center of Genetic Epistemology until 1980.)


Fall, Spring, and Summer Quarters, 1972-73

Postdoctoral Research Fellow under Jean Piaget at the International Center of Genetic Epistemology and the University of Geneva.


Winter Quarter, 1973, and Winter and Spring Quarters, 1972

Visiting Associate Professor, College of Education, University of Illinois at Chicago.


September, 1970 - December, 197l

Postdoctoral Research Fellow under Jean Piaget at the International Center of Genetic Epistemology and the University of Geneva.


1967-70

Curriculum Director, Early Education Program, Ypsilanti (Michigan) Public Schools.


1966-67

Postdoctoral Research Fellow under Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder, and Hermina Sinclair at the University of Geneva.


1964-66

Research Associate, Perry Preschool Project, Ypsilanti (Michigan) Public Schools.


1961-64

Counselor, East Junior High School, Ypsilanti (Michigan) Public Schools.