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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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Mary.AskewFREEMississippi

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Jonathan Beedle

Associate Professor

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

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Jon.BeedleFREEMississippi

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Dr. Audra Classen

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Early Childhood Special Education, Early Literacy, Social-Emotional Development, Military Family Educator Partnerships, and Qualitative and Quantitative Methodology

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

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Audra.ClassenFREEMississippi

Noal Cochran

Dr. Noal Cochran

Teaching Professor

Areas of Expertise

Educational Leadership, Diversity Education, 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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Noal.CochranFREEMississippi

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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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Margie.CroweFREEMississippi

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Dr. Bridgette Davis

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor

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

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Bridgette.L.DavisFREEMississippi

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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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Hollie.FilceFREEMississippi

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Jennifer Finley

Instructor

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

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Jennifer.FinleyFREEMississippi

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Dr. Diane Fisher

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

teacher education

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

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Diane.FisherFREEMississippi

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Elizabeth Fortenberry

Clinical Instructor

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

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Elizabeth.FortenberryFREEMississippi

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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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Holly.FosterFREEMississippi

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Dr. Dean Franks

Visiting Assistant Teaching 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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D.FranksFREEMississippi

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Dr. Jo Hawkins-Jones

Assistant Teaching Professor

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

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Joyarketta.HawkinsFREEMississippi

Lilian Hill

Dr. Lilian Hill

Full Professor

Areas of Expertise

Adult education; Adult adult literacy; health learning; health literacy; professional learning; assessment in adult education; womens's leardership in higeher education

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

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Lilian.HillFREEMississippi

Heather Houston

Dr. Heather Houston

Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor

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

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HL.HoustonFREEMississippi

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Dr. Jay Howell

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise

Secondary social studies education; Problem-based inquiry; Qualitative methods; Design-based research; Lesson study professional development for K-12 teachers; Alternate route licensure in Mississippi; Teacher education; Geography education; History education; Classroom management; Curriculum.

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

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James.B.HowellFREEMississippi

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Emily Johnson

Assistant Professor

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

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Emily.A.JohnsonFREEMississippi

Rose Jones

Rose Jones

Assistant Professor

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

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Rose.JonesFREEMississippi

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David Lee

Associate Professor

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

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David.E.LeeFREEMississippi

Tom Lipscomb

Dr. Tom 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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Thomas.LipscombFREEMississippi

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Alisa Lowrey

Associate 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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Alisa.LowreyFREEMississippi

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Richard Mohn Jr

Associate Professor

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

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Richard.MohnFREEMississippi

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Dr. Hani Morgan

Full Professor

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

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Hani.MorganFREEMississippi

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Dr. Sandra Nichols

Full Professor

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

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Sandra.NicholsFREEMississippi

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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Thomas.OBrienFREEMississippi