Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
Dissertation: Citizenship Education in Cuba: Ideals, Contradictions and Convivencia
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
B.S. in Secondary Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1999
Dawley-Carr, J. R. & Blum, D. (2017). If Betsy DeVos Met Ena Elsa Velázquez. Cuba Counterpoints. Retrieved from: https://cubacounterpoints.com/archives/5269
Blum, D. & Dawley-Carr, J. R. (2016). Teachers Wanted. Cuba Counterpoints. Retrieved from: http://cubacounterpoints.com/archives/4328
Blum, D., Smith, R. & Dawley-Carr, J. R. (2016). Being a “good Cuban”: Socialist citizenship education in a globalized context. In Choo, S., Vinz, R., Sawch, D., & Villanueva, A. (Eds.), Educating for 21st Century Global Capacities: International Perspectives and Capacities (pp. 281-296). New York City: Springer.
Languages: Spanish (proficient), Portuguese (Brazilian, conversational), Kiswahili (Zanzibari, basic knowledge), Quichua (Ecuadorian, basic knowledge).
Teacher Licensure: 6-12, in History (1999), Spanish (1999), and English as a Second Language (2008)