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The School of Training welcomes new college in 2022

The School of Training welcomes new college in 2022

2022 COE new faculty


Entrance row (left to proper): Sheliah Durham, Tina Randall, Lindsey W. Rowe and Sonja Ardoin. Again row (left to proper): Richard D. Yeargin III, Julie Lorah, Kelli R. Seawell and Brandi Nicole Hinnant-Crawford. Not pictured: Rachel Kaminski Sanders and Otis Pickett.

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Clemson’s School of Training begins the autumn semester with a number of new college members. School management is worked up to welcome these college members, who will allow pupil studying and contribute to the deliberate progress of the faculty. The brand new college members by division are as follows:

Division of Training and Human Growth

Julie Lorah
Julie Lorah

Julie Lorah will function an assistant professor within the Division of Training and Human Growth. She most not too long ago served as an assistant professor at Indiana College. She earned a Ph.D. in academic psychology from the College of Washington. Her analysis focuses on the research and utility of superior statistical fashions, notably the multilevel mannequin and moderation mannequin, and the strategies for decoding these fashions. Along with this emphasis, Lorah investigates and engages with problems with variety throughout the subject of statistics and statistics training.

Enjoyable Truth: “Considered one of my hobbies is mountaineering and my favourite place to climb is Kentucky’s Crimson River Gorge. Nevertheless, I can’t wait to take a look at all of the native climbing the Carolinas have to supply!”

Tina Randall
Tina Randall

Tina Randall will function medical assistant professor within the Clemson LIFE program. She most not too long ago served as assistant professor at USC Upstate and has served as a graduate assistant within the Clemson LIFE program. She additionally served as an elementary and particular training instructor over 14 years in public training. Randall earned a Ph.D. from Clemson College, a grasp’s diploma from the College of Michigan Dearborn and a bachelor’s diploma from Grand Valley State College. Randall’s analysis pursuits embody enhancing life outcomes for people with mental disabilities and, specifically, inspecting assistive expertise’s function in growing unbiased dwelling and employment outcomes.

Enjoyable Truth: “I completely love studying sci-fi and fantasy genres and hate sensible fiction.

Lindsey W. Rowe
Lindsey W. Rowe

Lindsey W. Rowe will function an assistant professor of literacy (ESOL focus). She most not too long ago served as an teacher for elementary training literacy strategies programs on the Ohio State College, and beforehand served as a second-grade instructor in Nashville, Tennessee and a Fulbright instructing assistant for Fulbright España in Madrid, Spain. Rowe earned a Ph.D. in instructing and studying: language, training and society from the Ohio State College; a grasp’s diploma in tutorial observe from Lipscomb College; and a bachelor’s diploma in cognitive research, little one growth, Spanish, second language research from Vanderbilt College. Her analysis focuses on the language and literacy practices of emergent bilingual elementary faculty college students.

Enjoyable Truth: “I prefer to play soccer in my free time.”

Rachel Kaminski Sanders
Rachel Kaminski Sanders

Rachel Kaminski Sanders will function a lecturer within the Division of Training and Human Growth. She most not too long ago served as assistant professor of literacy and director of the San Antonio Writing Mission on the College of Texas at San Antonio. She earned a Ph.D. in language and literacy training from the College of Georgia, a grasp’s diploma in center degree training from Clemson College, and a bachelor’s diploma in attire design and expertise from Florida State College. Her analysis pursuits embody new and demanding literacy research. She examines the historical past of cultural practices to know the origins, the privileges and the problematic penalties of taking them without any consideration.

Enjoyable Truth: “Earlier than San Antonio, my husband and I lived full time in a 34-foot journey trailer exploring the nation.”

Division of Instructional and Organizational Management Growth

Sonja Ardoin
Sonja Ardoin

Sonja Ardoin will function an affiliate professor in greater training and pupil affairs applications. She most not too long ago served as affiliate professor and program director for the scholar affairs administration program within the Reich School of Training at Appalachian State College. She earned a Ph.D. in academic analysis and coverage evaluation (greater training) from NC State College, a grasp’s diploma in greater training and pupil affairs from Florida State College, and a bachelor’s diploma in secondary training from Louisiana State College. Her analysis focuses on social class id in greater training; school entry and success, notably for first-generation school college students and college students from rural areas; pupil and girls’s management growth and observe; and profession preparation and pathways in greater training and pupil affairs.

Enjoyable Truth: “My rural, Cajun residence space in South Louisiana is known for its Courir de Mardi Gras and was featured on Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Elements Unknown’ collection.”

Brandi Hinnan-Crawford
Brandi Hinnan-Crawford

Brandi Nicole Hinnant-Crawford will function an affiliate professor of academic management. She most not too long ago served as an affiliate professor of academic analysis at Western Carolina College. She earned a Ph.D. in academic research from Emory College; a grasp’s diploma in city training coverage from Brown College; and bachelor’s levels in each communication English (instructor licensure) from NC State College. Her analysis pursuits embody fairness pedagogy, enchancment science, QauntCrit and culturally responsive faculty management.

Enjoyable Truth: “I’m the mom of 10-year-old twins, Elizabeth Freedom and Elijah Justice Crawford.”

Kelli Seawell
Kelli Seawell

Kelli R. Seawell will function medical assistant professor coordinating the School of Training’s new Human Capital Training and Growth program. She most not too long ago labored in profession companies with Clemson’s MBA program, and earlier than that labored for 15 years managing aquatic amenities and applications. She is at present pursuing a Ph.D. in academic management from Clemson College. She earned a grasp’s diploma in human useful resource growth from Clemson College, a bachelor’s diploma in organizational management with an emphasis in human sources from Colorado State College World Campus, and an affiliate diploma in communications from Greenville Technical School. Her analysis pursuits embody non-traditional pupil expertise and tutorial success; pupil profession {and professional} growth; efficient mentoring applications; digital and distant tutorial pupil expertise; and tutorial design/on-line course growth.

Enjoyable Truth: “I like all issues Harry Potter!”

Richard D. Yeargin III
Richard D. Yeargin III

Richard D. Yeargin III will function a lecturer within the athletic management program. He most not too long ago served as a soccer coach and pupil athlete growth coordinator at McDougle Technical Institute and as a soccer coach and sixth-grade science instructor at NSU College College. Yeargin earned a grasp’s diploma in athletic management and a bachelor’s diploma in communication from Clemson College. His analysis pursuits embody the identify, picture and likeness and retention and the correlation between the 2 because it pertains to college students and student-athletes’ engagement with college insurance policies and tutorial standing.

Enjoyable Truth: “I’m the ‘III;’ my brother is ‘Jr.’ and my father is ‘Sr.’”

Division of Instructing and Studying

Sheliah Durham
Sheliah Durham

Sheliah Durham will serve aslecturer within the Division of Instructing and Studying. She most not too long ago served as an assistant professor and division coordinator of secondary training at Anderson College. She earned a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction from Clemson College, a grasp’s diploma in Southern Wesleyan College and a bachelor’s diploma in English from Charleston Southern College. Her analysis pursuits embody world citizen training; info literacy and expertise for navigating bias and prejudice in digital media; social justice and fairness in training; and instructor preparation and variety in training.

Enjoyable Truth: “I’m obsessive about British thriller applications and all issues Jane Austen! My canine, a combined breed terrier, is called Sherlock. I want trains to planes.”

Otis W. Pickett Sr.
Otis W. Pickett Sr.

Otis W. Pickett Sr. will function College historian and medical assistant professor in Division of Instructing and Studying. He most not too long ago served as affiliate professor of historical past and director of social research teaching programs within the Mississippi School College of Humanities and Social Research. Pickett earned a Ph.D. in historical past from the College of Mississippi in Oxford, a grasp’s diploma in historical past from the School of Charleston and the Citadel, a grasp’s diploma in theology from Covenant Seminary and a bachelor’s diploma in historical past from Clemson College. His analysis pursuits embody the historical past of training, historical past of upper training within the U.S. South, historical past of mission colleges within the nineteenth century to Native People and enslaved African folks, greater training in prisons, mass incarceration, race and the South, and the historical past of civil faith and the Misplaced Trigger.

Enjoyable Truth: “I like canine and have a Border doodle (Border collie/poodle combine) named Marcel Ledbetter Pickett.”

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