David M. Malone

David M. Malone

Professor of the Practice of Education

External address: 
213 West Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90739, Durham, NC 27708-0739
(919) 660-3075
Office Hours: 
By appointment. To arrange a meeting time, please contact Vandora Ross at 919.660.3075 or vandora.ross@duke.edu.


Educational psychology, school psychology, student-centered approaches to teaching and learning, experiential and service-learning, innovative educational approaches in higher education.


  • Ph.D., Duke University 1984

Selected Grants

Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers with Transformative Practice: Engaging Diverse Learners through Service-Learning awarded by Corporation for National Service (Co-Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2013

Clifford, Joan, et al. “An Exploratory Study of Student Perceptions of Service-Learning and Social Entrepreneurship.” Connecting Civic Engagement and Social Innovation Toward Higher Education’s Democratic Promise, edited by Amanda Moore McBride and Eric Mlyn, Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2020.

Bookman, J., and D. M. Malone. “The Nature of Learning in Interactive Technological Environments: A ProposalFor a Research Agenda Based on Grounded Theory.” Research in Collgiate Mathematics Education, 2003.

Clifford, Joan, et al. “Seeing Community Engagement as We Are: Student Perceptions of Service-Learning and Social Entrepreneurship Education.” International Journal of Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement, vol. 8, no. 1, International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, 2020. Manual, doi:10.37333/001c.18735. Full Text

Malone, D., and J. DiBona. “What elementary school principals say about diet and exercise (Unpublished).” North Carolina Education Research Conference, 2008.

Malone, D. M. “The No Child Left Behind Act and the Teacher Shortage.” Duke Center for Child and Family Policy Briefs, vol. 2, no. 7, Jan. 2003.

Malone, D. M., et al. “"Perspective Transformation: Prospective Teacher's Transformative Journey Through a Tutoring Service Learning Experience".” Teacher Education Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 1, Dec. 2002.

Dodge, K. A., et al. “Coming of age: The department of education.” Phi Delta Kappan, vol. 83, no. 9, Jan. 1999, pp. 674–76. Scopus, doi:10.1177/003172170208300909. Full Text Open Access Copy

Malone, K., et al. “Psychopathology as Nonexperience.” Review of Existential Psychology and Psychiatry, Nov. 1995.