David Pierfy
Associate Professor Email: pierfy@rider.edu
Phone Number: 609-896-5162
Department Name:
Teacher Education
Office Location:
Memorial Hall 102H

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
pierfy@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
609-896-5162
Department Name: 
Teacher Education
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Memorial Hall 102H

Academic Background

  • 1972 Ed.D. University of Georgia
  • 1970 Ed.S. George Peabody College for Teachers
  • 1968 M.A. George Peabody College for Teachers
  • 1967 B.A Rider College

Selected Publications

  • 2003 (ed) The Journal of the Middle States Council for the Social Studies, MSCSS
  • 2003 “A Short History of the Middle States Council for the Social Studies,” FYI

Selected Presentations

  • 2004 The Social Studies Methods Course: Intospection MSCSS, Dover, DE
  • 2003 How Many People Can the Earth Support? Alliance for NJEE, Lawrence, NJ
  • 2002 Sharing a World of 6 Billion: Activities for Global Understanding

Current Research Agenda

  • Continuing work in the preparation for a book-length manuscript on the History of the Middle States Council for the Social Studies.
  • Preparing an Article on the use of metaphors in social studies teaching.

Academic Honors and Awards

  • 1984  New Jersey Council for the Social Studies, Teacher of the Year, 1985

Other Professional Activities

  • 1978-present Officer in the Middle Stated Council for the Social Studies offices held: College Division Chair, Vice President, President-elect, President, Secretary, Editor of the Journal, Treasurer, Archivist.