When the University of Georgia School of Social Work decided to offer the first fully online Master of Social Work degree in Georgia in the fall of 2020—it did so hoping to address t
I have two promary lines of research – one is understanding how motivation affects students’ academic performance and educational choices and the other focuses on designing and testing online and in-class activities that aim to promote motivation.
I have worked as a lecturer, professor, and teaching assistant at the high school, college, and graduate school levels. I have taught and assisted many courses including: Motivation in Education, Human Development in Education, Adolescent Development, Educational Psychology, and Research Methods. I have also mentored more than twenty-five students conducting independent research projects related to motivation.
- Ph.D., Human Development, University of Maryland
- B.A., Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology and Educational Studies, Washington University