Merin, Maia

Maia Merin
BA, History, Wesleyan University
MA, Social Studies Education, Brooklyn College
Part Time Lecturer, Education Studies


Maia Merin worked as a history teacher for many years in New York City public schools.  She is currently a doctoral candidate in Social Studies Education at NYU, hard at work on a dissertation on a locally controlled district on the Lower East Side.  She enjoys running, being nerdy and chasing after her one year old and very mean mini dachshund.

Courses Taught:
  • Media, Film and Education

Research Interests:
  • History of Education
  • Urban Education
  • Civil Rights Movement
Professional Affiliations:


  • History of Education Society
  • Graduate Student Committee


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