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Pedagogy of Insurrection

From Resurrection to Revolution


Peter McLaren

«Pedagogy of Insurrection» by Peter McLaren has won the American Educational Research Association, Division B Outstanding Book Recognition Award 2016.

Peter McLaren, named Outstanding Educator in America by the Association of Educators of Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013 and winner of numerous awards for his scholarship and international political activism, has penned another classic work with Pedagogy of Insurrection. One of the educators that Ana Maria (Nita) Araújo Freire credits as an architect of what has come to be known worldwide as critical pedagogy, and who Paulo Freire named his ‘intellectual cousin,’ McLaren has consistently produced iconoclastic work that has been heralded by educators worldwide as among some of the most significant commentary on the state of education. He is Honorary President of the Instituto McLaren de Pedagogía Crítica y Educación Popular in Ensenada, México, and Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Pedagogy Research at Northeast Normal University in China.
Peter McLaren is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, International Ambassador of Global Ethics and Social Justice and Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University in Orange, California. He is also Chair Professor at Northeast Normal University in Changchun China where he serves as Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Pedagogy Research. Professor McLaren served as Professor of Education, Director of the Center for Education and Cultural Studies and Renowned Scholar-in-Residence for 8 years at Miami University of Ohio and 20 years as Professor of Education at The University of California, Los Angeles. Professor McLaren is the author and editor of 45 books and several hundred scholarly articles. His writings and political activism have received major national and international awards. His work has been translated into thirty languages. Professor McLaren is considered one of the architects and leading exponents of critical pedagogy worldwide.