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.
Dr. Judith Emerson holds a faculty position at Georgia State University in the College of Education, Department of Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders. Emerson teaches in the Educator Preparation, Deaf Education Program, preparing future teachers of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
In 2011, Emerson was appointed by the University Provost as the… more »
Elizabeth (Beth) Pittard is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education and field placement coordinator for the Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education in the College of Education and Human Development. She completed her Ph.D. in Educational Theory and Practice with an emphasis in teacher education and elementary… more »
Kristina Brezicha is an assistant professor of educational leadership at Georgia State University. She holds a dual-title Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University in Educational Theory and Policy and Comparative International Education.
Brezicha’s research interests focus on how education supports individuals’ abilities to equitably participate in the democratic processes at both the local and national… more »
Tim Kellison’s primary areas of research focus on the politics of public stadium financing, urban and regional planning, and environmentally sustainable design. The unifying theme of his scholarship is the study of the ways in which sport organizations act as community leaders with respect to various sociopolitical issues. His work has been published in several… more »
Mike Law has over 25 years of experience working in the corporate learning services field for Fortune 100 companies, serving in a variety of capacities, including instructional designer, project manager, senior learning design manager, enterprise content solutions manager and client project liaison. His experience also includes custom eLearning development projects with a variety of corporate… more »
Brenda Pitts is an award-winning professor and is internationally recognized in sport business management and sport marketing. Her research, consulting, and service work have taken her around the world to every continent. She is the recipient of the 2016 Diversity Award in Sport Management, the 2000 Dr. Earle F. Zeigler Scholar Award, the 2014 Distinguished… more »
Souraya Mitri graduated from Georgia State University with a Ph.D. in educational psychology and a concentration in research methods in education. Her interests include language, literacy, cognitive development, higher education, quantitative research methodology and its application in education.
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 »