Esther Kim joins W&M as an assistant professor in the Curriculum and Instruction department. Her research focuses on civic education and how ideologies of citizenship are shaped by student racial and religious identities.
Jessica Martin joins W&M as a clinical assistant professor in the online counselor education program. Her research interests include post-secondary transition services for Black youth with disabilities and clinical interventions to support the outcomes of Black counseling clients.
Elizabeth Burgin joins W&M as an assistant professor in the Counselor Education program and program coordinator of the new Military and Veterans Counseling program. Her research interests include identifying culturally responsive and developmentally sensitive strategies for improving treatment efficacy and accessibility to mental health services.
Craig Cashwell joins W&M from the University of North Carolina Greensboro and will serve as a professor in the Counselor Education program and faculty coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. His research interests include the competent and ethical integration of religion and spirituality into counseling.
Lindy Johnson, associate professor of English Education, has received a 2020 Plumeri Award for her work exploring how digital media affects student learning. The annual Plumeri Awards recognize W&M faculty for their teaching and research and provides $20,000 to continue their work.
On July 15, 2020, the School of Education welcomed Dean Robert C. Knoeppel to the School of Education. Here we share a broad-ranging Q&A about his experience, his approach for the first few months of his deanship and his vision for the future of the School of Education.