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We invite future teachers who are interested in making a positive difference in the world. Social studies education cultivates the ways students conceive of their own place in history, position in the economy, their effect in civic spaces, and their notions of belonging.

Along with learning effective strategies for teaching to middle and high school students, our programs explore several topics within social studies. These include:

  • History
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Politics

Academic Programs

Bachelor of Science in Education (BSEd)

Dual Degrees

Master of Education (MEd)

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Master of Arts (MA)

Educational Specialist (EdS)

Contact Details

  • Address:
    630 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602

Faculty and Staff

Todd Dinkelman

  • Associate Professor

H. Jim Garrett

  • Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Sonia Janis

  • Clinical Associate Professor

Laura Kelley

  • Program Coordinator II

Mardi Schmeichel

  • Associate Professor