Patrick Womac

Patrick WomacAssistant Professor of Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction
Phone: 207.299.8428

329 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469-5766

Bio: Patrick Womac completed his Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction at Clemson University in 2015. His areas of specialization include geographic literacy, social studies teacher education, and the use of cartography to inform policy. His teaching experiences in Seattle, Memphis, Tenn. and Clemson, S.C. influence and inform his work.

Ph.D., 2015, Clemson University
M.A.T., 2006, Christian Brothers University
B.A., 2004, Carroll College

Courses taught at UMaine

  • EHD101: The Art and Science of Teaching
  • EHD204: Teaching and Assessing for Student Learning
  • ESS441: Teaching Social Studies in Secondary School
  • EHD462, 472, 590: GIS for Educators
  • EHD533: Dynamics of the Curriculum

Sample publications

  • Womac, P. (2015). The unfortunate status of geography in elementary teacher education: A call for discourse. Research in Geographic Education,16(2).
  • King, L. J., & Womac, P. (2014). A bundle of silences: Examining the racial representation of Black founding fathers of the United States through Glenn Beck’s Founders’ Fridays. Theory & Research in Social Education, 42(1), 35-64.
  • Quigley, C.F., Dogbey, J., Che, M., Hallo, J. & Womac, P. (2014) Through their lens: The potential of photovoice for understanding environmental perspectives among Kenyan teachers. The Qualitative Report. 19(18) 1-22.
  • Quigley, C., Womac, P. (2012). Taking care: The relational pedagogical aspect of third space in an early years science classroom. Science Education.