Faculty Brown Bag Series

Each month, we host an informal conversation highlighting the research of a faculty member at the School of Education. For the 2020-2021 school year, all events will be held virtually. 

These talks are open to all members of the W&M community. We look forward to sharing the great research led by our faculty in the School of Education. 

Faculty Research Brown Bag Talks

Upcoming Talks

Heartley Huber, Assistant Professor of Special Education
February 2021

Kristin Conradi Smith, Associate Professor of Reading Education
February 2021

Katherine Barko-Alva, Assistant Professor of ESL/Bilingual Education
March 2021

Robert Knoeppel, Dean and Professor
March 2021

Patrick Mullen, Associate Professor of Counselor Education
April 2021

Megan Tschannen-Moran, Professor of Educational Policy, Planning & Leadership
May 2021

Past Talks

Stephanie Blackmon: Technology Integration: Implications for Privacy & Trust
In this presentation, Dr. Stephanie Blackmon, Class of 1963 Associate Professor of Higher Education, discussed elements of privacy and trust in technology integration through the lens of learning analytics. She included information from her recently co-authored work on learning analytics and discussed considerations and implications for learning analytics use in higher education.

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Janise Parker: Supporting Black Students through School-Community Partnerships
Community support for youth and adults represents a longstanding strength among Black families. Drawing from her current work and seminal research, Dr. Janise Parker, Assistant Professor of School Psychology, summarizes why educators and researchers should be intentional about collaborating with predominately Black community organizations to support the development of Black K-12 students. A second aim of the presentation is to discuss how interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnerships with community organizations can serve as a mechanism for applying theory to practice, with a specific focus on identifying “what works.”

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Natoya Haskins: African American Women in Counselor Education
African American women in the field of counselor education continue to experience different and often difficult professional trajectories. Over the last 9 years Dr. Natoya Haskins, associate professor of counselor education, has focused her scholarship, in part, on exploring the lived experiences of African American women in counselor education as well as illuminating ways that counselor education and the counseling profession can address their unique professional needs. This presentation focuses on her most current scholarship using Womanism as a clinical paradigm and structural support for African American women in counseling and in counselor education.

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