To get a better grasp of children’s health, College of Education & Human Development doctoral student Elgin Andrews is working with After-School All-Stars Atlanta — a program run by the Department of Kinesiology and Health that provides comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk students in the metro Atlanta area — to study how curriculum and policy can be geared toward urban youth to increase their overall health.
Cynthia Puranik is an associate professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the College of Education and Human Development. In addition, Puranik is an affiliate faculty of the Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy initiative at Georgia State University.
Her research focuses on understanding early writing development — including assessment and instruction of… more »
Angela Miles is a speech-language pathologist and clinical instructor of communication sciences and disorders. Much of her practice has been across the lifespan, and she enjoys addressing speech sound disorders. She is passionate about working with students as they become competent practitioners within the discipline of speech pathology. She is particularly interested in the pedagogy… more »
Tiffany McNary, Ph.D., LPC, NCC is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services. She earned her doctoral degree in counselor education and practice in 2009 and her master’s degree in expressive arts therapy and counseling in 2002. She began teaching in the Department of Counseling and Psychological Services as a… more »
Eliseo Jimenez is an assistant professor in intellectual disabilities in the Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders. He earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Western Michigan University in 2004, a master’s degree in special education with a specialization in autism and developmental disabilities from the University of Texas as Austin in 2006… more »
Patrick Enderle’s interest in science, especially biology, began early in life and was consistently enriched through dynamic science teachers who served as guides during his development. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in molecular biology from East Carolina University and was previously a high school biology teacher and a visiting professor in the Department of Biology at East Carolina… more »
Sheryl Cowart Moss brings a wealth of experience and a love of research to her work at GSU. In addition to her work in higher education, she has teaching experience in general and special education at the preschool, elementary, middle and secondary levels. She has administrative experience in elementary and secondary schools and she served… more »
Peter Rohleder is a native of Wichita, Kansas. He is a clinical instructor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health. He has extensive experience in the field of exercise, fitness, athletic performance and specialized body transformation. He has a combined 14 years’ experience in the exercise and fitness field as an instructor, strength coach and fitness studio owner.
Laura Shannonhouse is an assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Counseling and Psychological Services. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST). Her clinical experiences (e.g. college counseling center, cancer center, crisis center, etc.) have included working… more »
Roberta Price Gardner is a clinical assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education. She received her doctorate from the University of Georgia in language and literacy education. Her literacy research focuses on high-needs communities of color, and highlights lived experience phenomena, issues of identity, critical perspectives… more »
Cathy Amanti is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on the cultural production of schools and schooling, and the intersection of in- and out-of-school experiences of students. She is particularly interested in the perspectives and experiences of those that are marginalized… more »