The 2024 meeting will be held October 3 - October 5, 2024
in Clayton, MO at the Clayton Plaza Hotel.

The site and program chair is
David Snelgrove.

More information for the 2024 meeting maybe found here.

SOPHE is now on Facebook (Login required).

ISEB - International Society for Educational Biography has joined SOPHE in a joint conference.


SOPHE is an international conference that encourages and provides a forum for scholarship in the philosophical, historical, and social foundations of education, educational biography, pedagogical praxis, and the education-liberal arts nexus. SOPHE 2024 proposal

The President of SOPHE for 2024 is
Carolyn Fridley, Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

The President Elect of SOPHE is Donna Sayman , Wichita State University

The Past President of SOPHE is Basiyr Rodney,Webster University.

The Secretary of SOPHE is Ralph Olliges, Webster University.

The Webmaster of SOPHE is Ralph Olliges, Webster University.

The Editors of JOPHE are Stacy Otto, Illinois State and Virginia Worley, Oklahoma State University.

The 2020 meeting will be virtual. Here is the link to it.

Volumes 46-68 of the Journal of Philosophy and History of Education are available at

SOPHE is the new sponsor of the website for the Journal of Thought. Issues will be put online as they become available.

Application for the editorship of the Journal of Thought: A Journal of Critical Reflection on Educational Issues is available here.


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