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CS Dissertation Defenses 2021-2022

The following are a list of defended or scheduled Ed.D. Curriculum Studies Dissertation Defenses during the 2021-2022 Academic Year
For locations of defenses please contact the committee chair

Candidate NameTitleDate/TimeCommittee
Natalie S. ImmingsVoices Rising: Exploring the Tensions of Homeschooled Women Defining Themselves Within a Religious Culture6/17/2022
3:00 – 5:00 PM
Robert Lake, Chair
Sabrina Ross
Meca Williams-Johnson
Cristy Kessler
Ru LiIn the Midst but Nowhere: Cross-Cultural Narrative Inquiry into the Educational Experience of Three Women Doctoral Students with International Backgrounds in the U.S. Rural South6/17/2022
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Ming Fang He, Chair
Daniel Chapman
Peggy Shannon-Baker
Min Yu
Gerald Chidiebere NwachukwuHyphenated Identity and Negotiated Intersectionality: A Memoir of A First-Generation Nigerian-American Male Teacher in An Inner City Title I Elementary School in Georgia6/17/2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Ming Fang He, Chair
John Weaver
Daniel Chapman
E. Anthony Muhammad
Suniti Sharma
Caroline WhitcombConfronting the Haunted South: A Journey into the History, Legacy, and Life of Boggs Academy6/16/2022
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Daniel Chapman, Chair
John Weaver
Robert Lake
Clayborne Carson
Amanda GonzalesFreedom’s Song: Cultivating Creativity and Releasing Imagination Through Music–A Speculative Memoir6/15/2022
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Ming Fang He, Chair
John Weaver
Robert Lake
William Schubert
Latoya ThomasPipeline to the Casket: Counter-Stories of Black Georgian Teachers Against the Decision to Arm Teachers3/28/2022
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Delores Liston, Chair
Ming Fang He
Peggy Shannon-Baker
Stacy Smallwood
LaToya StackhouseA Different World: The Experiences of Black Women and a Southern Predominantly White Institution3/30/2022
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Delores Liston, Chair
John Weaver
Peggy Shannon-Baker
Denise Taliaferro Baszile
Tabitha SirmansTickets, Tokens, and Teachers’ Experiences with PBIS in Georgia3/31/2022
1:00 – 3:00 PM
Delores Liston, Chair
John Weaver
Meca Williams-Johnson
Helen Bland
Jennifer BowersA Curriculum of Poststructural Reflections on Power, Language and Alterity 3/31/2022
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Marla Morris, Chair
John Weaver
Ming Fang He
William F. Pinar

Last updated: 9/22/2022