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Name
Carolyn Pluim
Organization
Email
cvanders@niu.edu
Phone
(815) 753-1562
Biographical Information

My research interests are focused around the intersections of sociology of education, curriculum studies and educational policy, specifically as these relate to school health policies, practices and pedagogies. I explore the ways in which contemporary school health policies are negotiated and experienced by students and school personnel. A central theme running throughout my research is the relationship between discourse and social dynamics as this bears on sociological understandings of health, illness and the body and influences the responsibilities and obligations of public schools.