Juanita Johnson-Bailey has been named University Professor, an honor bestowed on faculty members who have made a significant impact on the University of Georgia beyond their normal academic responsibilities.
Ruth Harman received the 2018 Engaged Scholar Award from the University of Georgia's Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach for contributions to advancing public service, outreach and community engagement at the University.
The Monday session features a panel of black women teacher educators sharing how professor Cynthia Dillard's work has influenced their thinking, research and the ways they navigate academia as black women scholars.
Spangler joined the UGA faculty in 1995 and has held a series of leadership positions, from head of the department of mathematics and science education to senior associate dean and, most recently, interim dean.
Raven Cokley in the department of counseling and human development services was recently awarded a federally-funded minority doctoral fellowship from the National Board for Certified Counselors Foundation.
While white children still remain the majority of children taught at home, the number of black children is on the rise, says Cheryl Fields-Smith, associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice.
While studying in the College of Education, Rachel Sanders noticed a glaring paradox in the field of new literacy. In response, she presented her doctoral defense solely outside the written word with an exhibition at the Georgia Museum of Art.