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Mary Ellen Askew

Mrs. Mary Ellen Askew

Clinical Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Literacy, Field Experiences, Gifted

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Stephen  Benigno

Dr. Stephen Benigno

Assistant Visiting Professor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Audra Classen

Dr. Audra Classen

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Inclusive Education Practices, Evidence-based Assessment Practices, Early Childhood Special Education, Early Literacy, and Universal Design for Learning

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Special Education

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Noal Cochran

Dr. Noal Cochran

Teaching Professor

Areas of Expertise

Educational Leadership, Use of Personal Narrative, Identity Formation, and Goal Setting

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Margie Crowe

Visiting Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Bridgette Davis

Dr. Bridgette Davis

Assistant Teaching Professor

Areas of Expertise

Secondary Education, Biology, Chemistry, General Science and K-12 Reading

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Hollie Filce

Hollie Filce

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Severe Disabilities, Chronic Illness, Special Education

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Special Education

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Holly Foster

Dr. Holly Foster

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Higher Education and Student Affairs

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Dean Franks

Dr. Dean Franks

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Social-Emotional Learning, Academic Self-Concept as Motivation, Cultural Self-Concept Related to Education, Inferential Comprehension through Character Perspective Taking, Reading for Diverse Perspectives, STEM Literacy, Content Area Literacy, Reading Motivation, STEM Motivation, and LBGTQ+ educational experiences

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Dean.FranksFREEMississippi

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Pamela Gatchell

Visiting Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Gretchen Goode

Dr. Gretchen Goode

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Literacy Education

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Gretchen.GoodeFREEMississippi

Jo Hawkins-Jones

Dr. Jo Hawkins-Jones

Assistant Teaching Professor

Areas of Expertise

Service-Learning; Teacher Education; Culturally Responsive Pedagogy; Literacy; Curriculum and Instruction

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Andrew Herridge

Dr. Andrew Herridge

Assistant Visiting Professor

Areas of Expertise

LGBTQIA, International and Comparative Higher Education, Access and Equity in Higher Education, Institutional Leadership and Policy

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Lilian Hill

Dr. Lilian Hill

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Adult education; adult adult literacy; health learning; health literacy; professional learning; assessment and evaluation in adult education; womens's leardership in higher education

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Jay Howell

Dr. Jay Howell

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise

Problem-based inquiry; Qualitative methods; Design-based research; Lesson study; Alternate route licensure; Teacher education; Civic education; Geography education; History education.

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Nancy Hunter

Nancy Hunter

Visiting Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Rose Jenkins

Visiting Instructor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Masha Krsmanovic

Dr. Masha Krsmanovic

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Higher Education

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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David Lee

David Lee

Associate Professor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Thomas Lipscomb

Dr. Thomas Lipscomb

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Research Methods, Developmental, Consumer, and Educational Psychology

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Alisa Lowrey

Dr. Alisa Lowrey

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Special Education, Universal Design for Learning, Intellectual Disabilities, Autism

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Special Education

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Richard Mohn

Dr. Richard Mohn Jr

Full Professor

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Hani Morgan

Dr. Hani Morgan

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Educational Policy, International Education, Educational Research

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Curriculum and Instruction

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Thomas O'Brien

Professor Thomas O'Brien

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Education; History of American Education; Social Foundations of Education; Education Policy and Politics; Race, Class, and Education; School Law; Higher Education

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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Shana Oates

Dr. Shana Oates

Instructor

Areas of Expertise

Critical Disability Theory; Race & Disability; Ableism; Students with Autism navigating Higher Education.

College: Education and Human Sciences
School: School of Education
Discipline: Educational Research and Administration

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