Chad Becker, Ph.D.

Assistant Part-Time Professor, School of Education

Areas of Expertise:

  • ​Curriculum
  • Instruction
  • Online Education
  • ELL
  • Research
  • IRB


  • ​Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • MS.Ed., Purdue University, Lafayette, IN
  • BS.Ed., State University College at Buffalo, NY


  • The “Cult of Efficient Production” and American Education: A Study of U.S. Federal Curriculum Making

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Curriculum
  • Online Education
  • Dissertation Chairing
  • Faculty Development

Select Publications:

  • ​Becker, C. A. (2010).  American education discourse: Language, values, and U.S. federal policy.  Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies, 8 (1), 410-446.
  • Becker, C. A. (2011).  Education, Federal green initiatives.  In P. Robbins & H. Shiffman (Eds.), Green issues and debates.  New York: Sage.

Select Professional Experience:

  • Faculty Chair - Dissertation Committee Doctoral Studies Program; College of Education, Concordia University; Portland, Oregon 2016-2020
  • Core Faculty The Graduate School Northcentral University; Prescott Valley, Arizona 2013-2016
  • Assistant Professor Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Media Technology Indiana State University; Terre Haute, Indiana 2008-2013