The College of Education would like to recognize the following faculty members whose promotions go into effect September 1, 2018.
Anthony Brown, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in Social Studies Education, will be promoted to full professor. His research examines how school curriculum depicts the historical experiences of African Americans and how educational stakeholders make sense of and respond to the educational needs of African American male students. He, along with Professor Louis Harrison, launched the Black Male Education Research Collection in 2016.
Keffrelyn Brown, associate professor of curriculum and instruction in Cultural Studies in Education, will be promoted to full professor. Her research and teaching focuses on the sociocultural knowledge of race in the curriculum, the critical inclusion of multicultural teacher education, and the educational discourses and intellectual thought related to African Americans and their educational experiences in the U.S. She is a current Provost’s Teaching Fellow.
Stephanie Cawthon, associate professor of educational psychology, will be promoted to a full professor. She studies various issues of equity and access in education. As the Director of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Institute in the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk, her recent research has focused on autonomous Deaf young adults.
Delida Sanchez, assistant professor of educational psychology, will receive tenure and be promoted to associate professor. Her research focuses on multicultural counseling by examining racial and behavioral and mental health disparities among Black and Latino populations.
Sarah Powell, assistant professor of special education, will receive tenure and be promoted to associate professor. Her research focuses on developing and testing interventions for students with mathematics difficulties, with a special emphasis on peer tutoring, word-problem solving, mathematics writing, and the symbols and vocabulary within mathematics.