The College of Education & Human Development’s Department of Educational Policy Studies received an award under the Provost’s Visiting Scholars Program to bring Professor Joel Warrican from The University of the West Indies to visit Georgia State University.
He will give two presentations open to CEHD faculty, staff and students:
“Never the Twain Shall Meet: Unifying Two Worlds Through a Third Space”
Tuesday, Feb. 4
College of Education & Human Development, room 496
“Conducting Research in the Caribbean: Peering Through the Lenses of Western Frames”
Wednesday, Feb. 5
College of Education & Human Development, room 1030
Warrican is a professor of education at the University of the West Indies, director of the School of Education and chair of the Eastern Caribbean Joint Board of Teacher Education. His research includes literacy in Caribbean contexts, diversity and multiculturalism/multilingualism in the classroom, and research methods and methodology. He has authored and co-authored numerous books, articles and conference papers.
The Provost’s Visiting Scholars Program brings leading faculty from underrepresented minority groups to Georgia State’s campus. These visiting scholars enrich the intellectual life of the campus at the department level and above, and they will be able to communicate Georgia State’s strengths to potential faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.