Congratulations Cohort 2014 Graduates!
Siri Marie Olson, Ed.D.
B.A., 1984, St. Olaf College
M.A.T., 1987, Boston College
Dissertation: Special Education Teacher Retention in Small Schools Chair: Dr. DaShaunda Patterson
Geoffrey Francis Clement, Ed.D.
B.S., 1983, Emory University
M.Ed., 1987, Georgia State University
Dissertation: Exploring the influence of the Singapore Modeling Method on Prospective Elementary
Teachers in a University Mathematics Course Chair: Dr. Susan Swars Auslander
Frank W. Jones III, Ed.D.
B.B.A., 1986, University of Mississippi
M.A., 1999, University of Colorado at Denver
M.Ed., 2007, Georgia State University
Ed.S., 2012, Georgia State University
Dissertation: Perceptual Lesson Planning in Middle School Social Studies: An Application
of Deweyian Aesthetics Chair: Dr. Joseph Feinberg
Andrea Kiel, Ed.D.
B.S., 1990, Florida A&M University
M.Ed., 2001, Georgia State University
Handling the Past: Using a Specialized Curriculum to Facilitate Narration of Racial Identities Chair: Dr. Rhina Fernandes Williams
Natasha Nicola Ramsay-Jordan, Ed.D.
B.S., 2003, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A.T., 2009, Kennesaw State University
Dissertation: Examining the Integration and Use of Culturally Responsive Mathematics Pedagogy in
Preservice Teachers Reflections and Practice: Implications for Black Children Chair: Dr. Pier Junor Clarke
Andrew Bryant Spires, Ed.D.
B.S., 2000, University of Georgia
M.Ed., 2003, Georgia College and State University
Ed.S., 2006, University of Georgia
Dissertation: Who’s in Your Classroom? A Narrative Inquiry of High School Students’ Experiences with Caring Instruction and Mathematical Struggles Chair: Dr. Caroline C. Sullivan