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Faculty Research Areas of Interest and Expertise
Watson College of Education
University of North Carolina
Wilmington
601 South College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5980

Research by Topic

Achievement Gap

Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Lathardus Goggins II
Dr. Carol McNulty
Dr. John Murphy
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown

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African American Community

Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Lathardus Goggins II
Dr. Maurice Martinez
Dr. Carol McNulty

Alternative Schools

Dr. Carol McNulty

Brain-based Instruction

Dr. MaryAnn Davies

Charter Schools

Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. Scott Imig
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Michele Parker

Collaboration and Teaming

Dr. Sue-Jen Chen
Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. Amelia Moody
Dr. Carol Chase Thomas

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Conflict Theory

 

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Dr. Cathy Barlow
Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. Sue-Jen Chen
Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. Tracy Hargrove
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Scott Imig
Dr. Martin Kozloff
Dr. Julie Lambert
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Shelby Morge
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Candra Thornton
Dr. Tamara Walser
Dr. Karen Wetherill

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Diversity

Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Hengameh Kermani
Dr. Maurice Martinez
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown
Dr. Candace Thompson

Early Childhood

Ms. Anita Brown
Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Hengameh Kermani
Dr. Amelia Moody
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Candra Thornton

Educational Change and School Reform

Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Lathardus Goggins II
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga
Dr. Robert Smith
Dr. Karen Wetherill

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Educational Leadership

Dr. Cathy Barlow
Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. John Murphy
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga
Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Jayson Richardson
Dr. Karen Wetherill

Educational Foundations / Philosophy

Dr. Candace Thompson

Elementary

Dr. Tracy Hargrove
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Carol McNulty
Dr. Ann Potts

English Language Arts

Dr. Denise Ousley

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English Language Learners / English as a Second Language

Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown

HIV / AIDS Prevention and Education

Dr. Kennedy Ongaga

Instructional Technology

Dr. Cathy Barlow
Dr. Sue-Jen Chen
Dr. Vance Durrington
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Florence Martin
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Jayson Richardson

Intercultural Education

Dr. Sue-Jen Chen
Dr. Maurice Martinez
Dr. Jayson Richardson
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown

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International / Global / Comparative Education

Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Maurice Martinez
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Jayson Richardson
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown
Dr. Robert Smith
Dr. Brad Walker

International Development

Dr. Maurice Martinez
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga

Intervention Programs

Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin

Mathematics

Dr. Tracy Hargrove
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Shelby Morge

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Mentoring / Teacher Retention

Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. Scott Imig
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Karen Wetherill

Middle Level

Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Kathleen Roney
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown

Organizational Behavior and Analysis

Dr. Florence Martin
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga
Dr. Karen Wetherill

Parental Engagement

Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Lathardus Goggins II
Dr. Hengameh Kermani
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin

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Peer Tutoring

Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. Hengameh Kermani
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin

Pre-K

Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Candra Thornton

Professional Development

Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Karen Wetherill

Program Evaluation

Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. Florence Martin
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Tamara Walser

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Reading / Literacy

Ms. Anita Brown
Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Hengameh Kermani
Dr. Barbara Honchell
Dr. Martin Kozloff
Dr. Amelia Moody
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown
Dr. Brad Walker
Dr. Tamara Walser

Research

Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Tamara Walser
Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Martin Kozloff
Dr. Julie Lambert
Dr. Carol McNulty
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga
Dr. Ann Potts

Science

Dr. Julie Lambert
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin

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School Accountability

Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Tracy Hargrove
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Brad Walker

School Administration

Dr. Cathy Barlow
Ms. Anita Brown
Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. John Murphy
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga

School Law and Policy

Dr. Howard Coleman
Dr. John Murphy

Secondary Education

Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Julie Lambert
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Denise Ousley
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Robert Smith

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Social Justice

Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Lathardus Goggins II
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Scott Imig
Dr. Maurice Martinez
Dr. Kennedy Ongaga
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Rajni Shankar-Brown
Dr. Candace Thompson

Social Studies

Dr. Carol McNulty

Special Education

Dr. Lou LaNunziata
Dr. Amelia Moody
Dr. Marcee Steele
Dr. Carol Chase Thomas

Supervision

Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. Scott Imig
Dr. Karen Wetherill

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Teacher Education

Dr. Susan Catapano
Dr. MaryAnn Davies
Dr. John Fischetti
Dr. Elizabeth Foster
Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Tracy Hargrove
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Scott Imig
Dr. Carol McNulty
Dr. Mahnaz Moallem
Dr. Amelia Moody
Dr. Shelby Morge
Dr. Abdou Ndoye
Dr. Michele Parker
Dr. Ann Potts
Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Candra Thornton
Dr. Karen Wetherill

Teacher Identity Development

Dr. Kathy Fox
Dr. Heidi Higgins
Dr. Robert Smith

University/School Partnerships

Dr. Angelia Reid-Griffin
Dr. Karen Wetherill

Women in Administration

Dr. Cathy Barlow

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