Assistant Professor of Clinical Education
Ph.D., McGill University
Concentration: Teacher Education
Expertise: teacher education, with an emphasis on new media literacies, critical theory and alternative methods to HIV/AIDS education in K-12 settings...additional information
Phone: (213) 740-0159
John Pascarella is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Education the Director of Guided Practice (Clinical Field Experiences) at the USC Rossier School of Education. John teaches courses in the Master of Arts in Teaching and Doctor of Education programs.
Prior to his appointment at Rossier, John taught English in urban New Jersey high schools and served as an Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University, a Course Lecturer at McGill University, and a Visiting Researcher at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. John earned a Ph.D. in Culture and Values in Education from McGill University, an M.A. in Teaching from Montclair State University, and a B.A. in English Literature and African American Studies from the University of Central Florida.
John's research examines the uses of new media and critical theory in the preparation of pre-service and practicing teachers in the U.S., Canada, and South Africa. His work and collaboration with South African scholars and rural schoolteachers encompasses arts-based and new media approaches to literacy and HIV/AIDS prevention education.