Ludovic A. Sourdot, Ph.D.

Professor Curriculum and Instruction

Teacher Education

Ludovic A. Sourdot, Ph.D.

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A native of France, Dr. Ludovic A. Sourdot holds degrees in History (Ma├«trise d'Histoire-Universit├ę Jean-Monnet, Saint-Etienne), Broadcast Journalism (B.S., Arkansas State University), Secondary Education (M.Ed., Texas State University--San Marcos) and Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Culture and Curriculum). (Ph.D., Texas A&M). Dr. Sourdot's current research focuses on the pedagogical possibilities television programming offer for visual culture/popular culture studies and teacher education; his work in the area has been published in a variety of edited collections. He recently co-edited Educating Through Popular Culture: You Are Not Cool Just Because You Teach with Comics with Edward Janak for Lexington Books. He is the co-series editor (with Edward Janak) of the Education and Popular Culture series for Lexington Books. Dr. Sourdot is currently serving as the Vice-President for the Northeast Region of the Texas Council of Faculty Senates and is the co-founder of the Future Classroom Lab at Texas Woman's University (TWUFCL).


Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M University System : College Station, College Station, Texas
M.Ed., Secondary Education, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
B.S., Radio & Television, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas
Masters Degree or Equivalent, History, Université Jean Monnet, Saint Etienne, France


Expertise; Teacher Education; Popular Culture; Pedagogy; Trends in Curriculum and Instruction; Technology Integration and Teacher Education; Education Policy

Latest Articles

Designing a Future Classroom Laboratory for Exploring the Science of Teaching and Learning.
International Journal of Designs for Learning. (2020)
Sarah Colton, Chad E Smith, Ludovic A Sourdot

High Stakes Plumbing in the 21st Century: Fixing the Cracks in the Academic Pipeline for Undocumented English Language Learners
Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences (2015)
Holly Hansen-Thomas, Ludovic A Sourdot


Educating through Popular Culture: You're not cool just because you teach with comics
Lexington Books (2017)
Edward Janak, Ludovic A Sourdot


Foreword from the series editors
in Educational Theory in British Children's Literary Classics | Lexington Books (2021)
Ludovic A Sourdot, Edward Janak

Foreword from the series editors
in Education and the female superhero: Slayers, Cyborgs, Sorority Sisters, and School Teachers | Lexington Books (2020)
Ludovic A Sourdot

Toying with war: Exploring the between militarization and education
in The Films of Robin Williams: Critical Essays | McFarland (2019)
Kenya Wolff, Ludovic A Sourdot

The Upside-Down of Education reform during the Reagan era: A Reexamination of education policies through Stranger Things
in Stranger Things: Eighties, Nostalgia, Cynicism and Innocence. | McFarland (2018)
Ludovic A. Sourdot

in Educating through popular culture: You're not cool just because you teach with comics | Lexington Books (2017)
Ludovic A Sourdot, Edward Janak

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
  • Phi Kappa Phi (PKP)
  • Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
  • Textbook and Academic Authors Association TAA)

Honors & Awards

  • Admission (by invitation) to Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Kappa Phi (Honor Society) (2017)