Writings

Selected Fiction, Publications, and Research Projects

 

FICTION

 

Welcome to The Green World: Modern Fables from Nature and The Otherworld. 2016.

Hawk and Mouse

The Wine Bottle and the Squirrel

The Dryad Stones

Dark Doorways. 2014. Kindle Direct Publishing.

Goddess Grove. 2013. Kindle Direct Publishing.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

K.D. Jones, C. Robinson, and K. Vaughan. (2015). Deschooling, Homeschooling, and Unschooling in the Alternative School Milieu. The Sage Guide to Curriculum in Education. M.F. He, B. Schultz, W.H. Schubert (Eds.).

(2013). Mikvah, Rain, and the Waters of Dwelling. The International Journal of Illich Studies. Vol 3, No 1.

 (2012). Wringing the Neck of the Swan: Second Language Learning as a Tool for Conviviality. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. Vol 28, No 1.

(2010). The Body Hazel. The International Journal of Illich Studies. Vol 2, No 1.

 

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

(2013). Illinois Arteries: Place-based Learning in Fiction. Presented at: The International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry. Champaign-Urbana, IL.

(2012). Domestic Thinkeries: Cataphatic Deschooling with Help from Duden and Illich. Presented at: The American Educational Research Association annual conference. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

(2011). Mikvah, Rain, and the Waters of Dwelling. Presented at: The American Educational Research Association annual conference. New Orleans.

(2011). The Playwright-Researcher: Playwriting as Embodied Curriculum in a Global Age. Presented at: The International Congress on Qualitative Inquiry. Champaign-Urbana, IL.

(2010). Wringing the Neck of the Swan: Second Language Learning as a Tool for Conviviality. Presented at: The American Educational Research Association annual conference. Denver.

(2009). Displaced Lives: Finding a Rooted Curriculum of Place in a Globalizing World. Presented at: The American Educational Research Association annual conference. San Diego.

(2008). Public Spaces for the Unschooled: Expanding Ivan Illich’s  Educational Vision. Presented at: The American Educational Research Association annual conference. New York.

 (2007). The Margins of Gnosis: A Genealogy of Philosophical Trends in Religious Education. Presented at: The American Educational Research Association Conference. Chicago.

 

THESES

 (2009). A Rooted Curriculum: Explorations of Local Living and Learning through Land, Food, Body, and Community. PhD dissertation.

(2002). The Relationship of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz to a Mexican-American Chicago Community Through the Lens of New Historicist Literary Criticism. Undergraduate Senior Honors Thesis, Greenville College, Greenville, IL

 

AWARDS

(2010). Most Promising Young Scholar. The Ivan Illich Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association