Hagop A. Yacoubian


Professor of Education Lebanese American University

Hagop A. Yacoubian is an Associate Professor of Education at the Lebanese American University. He obtained his PhD in Secondary Education from the University of Alberta, Canada. His research focuses on the preparation of scientifically literate future citizens. He explores how the teaching of nature of science within the context of precollege science education could be used to empower future citizens to develop a critical mindset, engage in democratic decision-making processes, and be advocates of social justice. Yacoubian’s publications have appeared in various journals. He has co-edited (with J. Bazzul) a special issue of the Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education on Rethinking Education for Citizenship (Routledge, 2015). He is the author of the book Critical Thinking at the Armenian Schools in Lebanon (Haigazian University Press, 2016) and the co-editor (with L. Hansson) of the volume Nature of Science for Social Justice published under the series Science: Philosophy, History and Education (Springer, 2020). 

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