Dr. Heffron is the Director of the MA program in Educational Leadership and Societal Change at Soka University. He's also a Professor of Educational History and Culture. Dr. Heffron's research focuses on North-South relations in the history of American education, leadership and development, and the transnational sources of schooling.
Areas of Expertise (3)
U.S. Relations in Asia and the Pacific
Fulbright Teaching Award Finalist (professional)
National Endowment for the Humanities (professional)
University of Rochester: Ph.D.
University of Rochester: M.A.
Princeton University: B.A.
'To form a more perfect Union': The Moral Example of Southern Baptist Thought and Education,Religion and American Culture
John M. Heffron
1998 Conservative politically, inured to the new empiricism, and yet the least secularized of the Protestant ideologies, Southern Baptism was a "guiding light: in the ascendancy of southernness in American education.