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Tracey Benson

Tracey Benson

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor
COED 360A
704-687-8539 ext. 2
tbenso11@uncc.edu

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Kyle Cox

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor
kcox59@uncc.edu

Kyle Cox is an assistant professor of educational research, measurement, and evaluation at University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he teaches graduate level statistics and research methods courses.  His research focuses on improving the feasibility of multilevel studies through design improvements and analytic advancements.  This work is particularly suitable for educational research as it accommodates the hierarchical structures and complex theories present in educational settings.  Specifically, Kyle has investigated statistical power in experimental multilevel mediation studies...

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Mark D'Amico

Mark D'Amico

Educational Leadership

Department Chair and Associate Professor
COED 268
704-687-8854
mmdamico@uncc.edu

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Laurie De Block

Educational Leadership

Assistant Office Manager
COED 261
704-687-8858
ldeblock@uncc.edu

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Sandra Dika

Sandra Dika

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor
COED 274
704-687-8539 ext. 4
sdika@uncc.edu

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Claudia Flowers

Claudia Flowers

Educational Leadership

Professor
COED 261C
704-687-8862
cpflower@uncc.edu

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Walter Hart

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator Ed.D Superintendent Concentration
hartwh@uncc.edu

Walter Hart is an assistant professor and program coordinator for the superintendent concentration of the Ed.D.  Prior to coming to UNC Charlotte, he was an assistant professor and program coordinator for the educational leadership program at Winthrop University.  He taught classes in leadership, finance, and school law and expanded that program to include an Ed.S. and developed an Ed.D. partnership with Clemson University. 

Before entering higher education, Hart spent three decades as a teacher, principal, associate superintendent and superintendent in five school districts in the...

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Cathy Howell

Educational Leadership

Graduate Program Director - Ed.D. In Educational Leadership
COED 267
704-687-8734
chowel22@uncc.edu

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Stella Kim

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor
stella-kim@uncc.edu

Stella Kim is an assistant professor of educational research, measurement, and evaluation at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She teaches graduate level courses on educational statistics and measurement. Her research interests are test equating, classification consistency and accuracy, generalizability theory, and multidimensional item response theory. Before joining UNC Charlotte in 2018, Dr. Kim earned her Ph.D in educational measurement from University of Iowa, and worked as a graduate research assistant in the Center for Advanced Studies in Measurement and Assessment (CASMA)...

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Jamie Kudlats

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor
jkudlats@uncc.edu

Jamie Kudlats is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He earned his PhD in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Master of Arts in Education (Leadership and Educational Administration) from the George Washington University. For nearly 15 years, Jamie served as a math teacher in grades 4 through 8, a middle school assistant principal, and a middle school principal in Atlanta before moving to Chapel Hill to pursue his PhD. While at UNC Chapel Hill, Jamie served as an instructor and student...

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Jillian La Serna

Assistant Professor
jlaserna@uncc.edu

Dr. Jillian La Serna is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. She received her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership as well as her Master of School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies and a Teaching Credential with a cross-cultural language and academic development certificate from California State University-Sacramento.

Before entering higher education, La Serna served as a public school principal, assistant principal, dual language-reading...

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Richard Lambert

Richard Lambert

Educational Leadership

Professor
COED 280
704-687-8867 ext. 5
rglamber@uncc.edu

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Jae Hoon Lim

Jae Hoon Lim

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor
COED 282
704-687-8864
jhlim@uncc.edu

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Florence Martin

Educational Leadership

Professor
COED 279
704-687-8869
florence.martin@uncc.edu

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Lisa Merriweather

Lisa Merriweather

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor
COED 266
704-687-8867 ext. 6
lmerriwe@uncc.edu

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Ryan Miller

Ryan Miller

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor & Higher Education Program Director
COED 264
RyanMiller@uncc.edu

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Debra Morris

Debra Morris

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor and Program Director of the MSA Program
COED 271
704-687-8867 ext. 2
dsmorris@uncc.edu

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Xiaoxia Newton

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor
xnewton@uncc.edu

Dr. Xiaoxia Newton is an applied methodologist whose scholarship is centrally concerned with using methodological tools in creative and productive ways to tackle educational problems pertinent in urban communities, with an emphasis on mathematics education and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) participation. Her research, teaching, and service activities are all anchored around this research interest.

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Beth Oyarzun

Clinical Assistant​ Professor & Program Director
COED 263
7046878711
Beth.Oyarzun@uncc.edu

 

 

 

 

Beth Oyarzun joined UNCC in the Spring of 2017 as a Clinical Assistant Professor and became the program director in the summer of 2018. She teaches fully online courses in Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) and administers the Masters and certificate programs in LDT. She is an active member of the Association for Educational Communications Technology (AECT) and enjoys providing professional development for faculty through the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) at UNCC. Prior to joining UNCC, Beth served as an instructional designer...

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Lisa Pickett

Educational Leadership

Office Manager
COED 261
704-687-8857
lisa.pickett@uncc.edu

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Ayesha Sadaf

Ayesha Sadaf

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor
COED 277
704-687-8867 ext. 3
asadaf@uncc.edu

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Rebecca Shore

Rebecca Shore

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Curriculum & Supervision Concentration (EDD Program)
COED 269
704-687-8867 ext. 4
rshore6@uncc.edu

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Chuang Wang

Chuang Wang

Educational Leadership

Professor
COED 272
704-687-8708
cwang15@uncc.edu

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Jim Watson

Jim Watson

Educational Leadership

Clinical Associate Professor
COED 275
704-687-8718
jrwatson@uncc.edu

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Carl Westine

Carl Westine

Educational Leadership

Assistant Professor
COED 271
704-687-8539 X6
cwestine@uncc.edu

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Emeritus Faculty

Lynn Ahlgrim-Delzell

Lynn Ahlgrim-Delzell

Educational Leadership

Faculty Emeritus
laahlgri@uncc.edu

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Robert Algozzine

Robert Algozzine

Educational Leadership

Professor Emeritus
rfalgozz@uncc.edu

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Jim Bird

Jim Bird

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor Emertius

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Mickey Dunaway

Mickey Dunaway

Educational Leadership

Associate Professor Emeritus
dmdunawa@uncc.edu

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John Gretes

John Gretes

Educational Leadership

Professor Emeritus of Instructional Systems Technology
jagretes@uncc.edu

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Corey Lock

Corey Lock

Educational Leadership

Professor Emeritus
crlock@uncc.edu

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James Lyons

James Lyons

Educational Leadership

Professor Emeritus
jelyons@uncc.edu

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