Jeanne Marie Iorio

Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education, University of Melbourne

Jeanne Marie Iorio is a Senior Lecturer in early childhood education. Her research, teaching, and writing focuses on disrupting and rethinking accepted educational practices in early childhood and higher education.

Her publications (with co-editor Professor Will Parnell) include Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice (2015) (Outstanding Book Award, Society of Professors of Education, 2016), Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research: Imagining New Possibilities (2016), Making Meaning in Early Childhood Research: Pedagogies and the Personal (2018) and Higher Education and the Practice of Hope (with co-author Professor Clifton Tanabe). She co-edits (with Professor Clifton Tanabe) the book series Rethinking Higher Education (Springer).

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Early Childhood Education, University of Melbourne

Education

  • 2007 
    Teachers College, Columbia Unviersity, EdD
  • 2000 
    Harvard University, EdM
  • 1994 
    University of Maryland, College Park, BA
  • 1994 
    University of Maryland, College Park, BS

Publications

  • 2019
    Higher Education and the Practice of Hope, Springer
  • 2017
    Meaning Making in Early Childhood Research: Pedagogies and the Personal, Routledge
  • 2016
    Disrupting Early Childhood Education Research: Imagining New Possibilities , Routledge
  • 2015
    Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education: Implications for Policy and Practice , Palgrave macmillan

Research Areas

  • Education Systems (1301)