Dr. Dingus is an Assistant Professor in the Ed.D. Program in Executive Leadership. Dr. Dingus develops and co-teaches doctoral courses, provides dissertation advisement, supervises field experiences, and conducts educational research. Her dissertation area of specialty is qualitative research. In addition to holding a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Rochester, her areas of specialization include research on teachers and teacher education, African American studies, secondary English education, and American and African American literature. Dr. Dingus has four years of experience as an Assistant Professor and past experience as a university Instructor and a Secondary English Teacher. She has presented at a variety of professional conferences, talks, and workshops; is experienced in grant writing and the review of programs and curriculum; and has published various journal articles and a book chapter. Her past academic awards include recognition as an Early Career Scholar and the Spencer Foundation/American Educational Research Association Pre-Dissertation Fellowship Award. Dr. Dingus serves in a leadership role in several community organizations.
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