Dr. Kenneth Anthony

Dr. Kenneth Anthony


  • Department Head


  • Associate Professor
  • Interim Department Head




  • 310 Allen Hall

Kenneth V. Anthony is an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education at Mississippi State University where he teaches social studies methods courses in the elementary education program. His current research agenda includes using primary sources in the classroom, parent involvement in education, and homeschooling. 

Recent publications:

Anthony, K. & O’Connor, E. (2022). Using stereographic images and primary sources to analyze the Civil War’s Atlanta Campaign. Trends and Issues in Social Studies, 28(1). https://fcss.org/images/downloads/usingstereographicimagesprimarysourcescivilwaratlantacampaign.pdf

Anthony, K. (2022, May 18). Public education is supposed to prepare an informed citizenry – elementary teachers have just two hours a week to teach social studies. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/public-education-is-supposed-to-prepare-an-informed-citizenry-elementary-teachers-have-just-two-hours-a-week-to-teach-social-studies-180379

Anthony, K. & Baneck, M. (2020). Preservice teachers’ perceptions of heroes and teaching individual development and identity. International Education Studies, 13(12), pp. 1-10. http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ies/article/view/0/44225

Anthony, K. & O’Connor, E. L. (2020). Internationalizing early US history instruction: Oman, Andrew Jackson, and trade. Oregon Journal of the Social Studies, 8(1), pp. 79-90. https://sites.google.com/site/oregoncouncilforsocialstudies/O-J-S-S/o-j-s-s-issues


  • PhD, Mississippi State University, Secondary Education-Social Studies, 2009
  • MEd, Mississippi University for Women, Gifted Education, 1997
  • BS, Mississippi University for Women, History, 1993