Dr. Jeffrey Dill

Affiliate Faculty (Sociology)

Dr. Jeffrey DillFowler, 308
(610) 225-5398
jdill@eastern.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia: Sociology
  • M.A., Biblical Theological Seminary: New Testament Studies
  • B.A., Wheaton College: English

Jeffrey Dill is Affiliate Professor of Sociology and Liberal Studies in the Templeton Honors College at Eastern University. He is also the Donchian Research Fellow for Character and Culture at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia. He received his B.A. in English from Wheaton College and his Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Virginia, where he was a Bradley Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture. His research focuses on questions of pluralism and difference in educational systems, moral and citizenship education, and socialization processes in schools.  He is author of The Longing and Limits of Global Citizenship Education: the moral pedagogy of schooling in a cosmopolitan age.  His work has been published in Social Forces, the Journal of Moral Education, Society, and The Huffington Post.  He is currently researching the culture of homeschooling and its effects on moral and civic education.  Dr. Dill is married to Heather, and they have four sons.