Dr. Alexander Pope IV
Born and raised in Austin,
Texas, Alexander “Sandy”
Pope IV is a lecturer in the Department of Teacher Education
at Salisbury University, where he teaches courses
in undergraduate social studies and graduate research methods.
His research investigates, among other things, the way civic
engagement experiences impact student and teacher attitudes
towards their communities.
Sandy completed completed
the B.A. in History/Philosophy at The Colorado College
and the M.A. in History and in Curriculum & Instruction at Texas
State – San Marcos. He is nearly done with the Ph.D. in social
studies education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and
fully expects that by the summer you will have to call him Dr.
His dissertation investigated student and teacher experiences
during a semester program designed to promote civic engagement.
When not working on civics,
Sandy spends time walking and talking with his wonderful wife
Kat, inspiring daughter Dora-Due, and a brand new son Alexander