Two researchers with ties to the University of Georgia’s College of Education believe that amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities is the key to collective healing during times of disaster and traumatic stress.
Judi Wilson (MEd ’93, EdS ’95) will provide a strategic vision for the College’s academic and professional development programs and work with faculty to establish new programs in support of interdisciplinary research.
Sheneka Williams was quoted by ABC News on school integration efforts in the South. Communities may support desegregation, but oftentimes, they don't want to shuffle their kids around for racial balance, she said.
Colin Muething (BSEd ’07, MEd ’09), Cindy Quinlan (BBA ’02, MEd ’03, EdS ’09) and JaNaè Taylor (MEd ’03, PhD ’07) exemplify leadership in their industries and communities and uphold the Pillars of the Arch.
Shiyu Wang received the 2019 Early Career Researcher Award from the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing. Her research aims to improve and enhance personalized assessment and learning in education.
Daniel Kirk (PhD '08) previously served as dean and professor of education at American University of Ras al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates, as well as associate dean and professor at the National Defense College in Abu Dhabi.
Joel Ringdahl was named editor of a multidisciplinary journal committed to increasing communication between behavior analysis and psychology and providing up-to-date information on current developments in the field.
The award will allow Stephanie Renee Toliver to pursue her research into Afrofuturism, a cultural aesthetic used by black authors to reclaim and recover the past, counter negatives and elevate positive realities and new possibilities.
From mentoring local high school students to developing a diversity workshop series, David Stanley is passionate about helping others and has a clear career path to pass on his knowledge and experience.