Helge Wasmuth

Helge Wasmuth is Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Childhood Education at Mercy College in New York and author of Fröbel’s Pedagogy of Kindergarten and Play: Modifications in Germany and the United States [Routledge, 2020]. Previously, he has taught kindergarten teachers in Germany and Switzerland. He has also written Kindertageseinrichtungen als Bildungseinrichtungen. Zur Bedeutung von Bildung und Erziehung in der Geschichte der öffentlichen Kleinkinderziehung in Deutschland bis 1945 (Day Care Centers as Institutions of Education – The Meaning of Education and Edification in the History of Early Childhood Education in Germany until 1945). Among his research interests are early education policy, as well as the history of, and postmodern perspectives on, early childhood education. He is a founding member of the international research network Cultures of Early Childhood Education (CECEC).