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New Faculty & Faculty Administrators 2013:Darden College of Education

Ms. Sheila F. Baker

Lecturer of Teaching and Learning, received an M.S. in Library and Information Studies in 2009 from Florida State University, a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1988 from Ohio University and is a Doctoral student in Information Studies at Florida State University. Previously she was a School Library/Technology Specialist at Anona Elementary School, Florida.

Dr. Thomas W. Bean

Professor of Teaching and Learning, received a Ph.D. in 1976 in Secondary Education (Reading Education) from Arizona State University and an M.A. Education (Reading Specialist) in 1974 from Southern Oregon State College. Previously he was Professor of Literacy Education (Adolescent Literacy) at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Dr. Jane Susan Bray

Interim Dean of the Darden College of Education, received an Ed.D. in Education in 1994 from Lehigh University and an M.S. and B.S. in Elementary Education, in 1974 and 1972 respectively, from Kutztown University. Previously she was Dean for the School of Education, Associate Provost and Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Sally L. Caradona

Program Manager, Military Family and Child Initiatives, Center for Educational Partnerships, received an Ed.D. in Educational Administration and Policy Studies in 2012 from George Washington University, an M.A.T. in 1998 from National-Louis University and a B.A. in Liberal Studies/Education in 1991 from the University of Central Florida. Previously she was an Instructional Coach and has taught in Norfolk and Suffolk Public Schools.

Dr. Laura C. Chezan

Assistant Professor of Communication Disorders and Special Education, received a Ph.D. and an M.Ed. in Special Education, in 2012 and 2007 respectively, from the University of South Carolina, and an M.Ed. and B.S. in Special Education and B.S. in Psychology, in 2003 and 2002 respectively, from Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Previously she was a Program Coordinator for the CarolinaLIFE grant program in the Department of Special Education at the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Helen Crompton

Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, received a Ph.D. in Culture, Curriculum, and Change in 2013 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.Ed. in Elementary Education in 2009 from Elon University and a B.A. in Elementary Education in 2001 from Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

Dr. Darryl (Deri) C. Draper

Assistant Professor of STEM Education and Professional Studies, received a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Instructional Systems, in 2010 and 1994 respectively, from Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. in Art History in 1991 from Temple University. Previously she was an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Northern Illinois University.

Dr. Judith Dunkerly-Bean

Assistant Professor of Teaching and Learning, received a Ph.D. and an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy and a B.S. in Elementary Education, in 2011, 2005 and 2001 respectively, from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Previously she was a faculty member for Innovations International Charter School of Nevada.

Ms. Tia T. Freeman

Director of Marketing and Communications, received B.S. in International Relations in 1990 from Georgetown University. Previously she was Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator at Thomas Nelson Community College.

Ms. Elizabeth J. Gordon

Data Coordinator, received a B.S. in Psychology in 2010 from Old Dominion University. Previously she was a Research Associate for Assessment at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Tiffany M. Hall

Lecturer of Teaching and Learning, received a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in 2011 from Old Dominion University, an Ed.S. in Administration and Supervision in 2005 from Cambridge College, an M.A. in Pre-Elementary Education in 2000 from Norfolk State University, and a B.S. in Administrative Systems Management and Business/Technology Education in 1997 from Virginia State University. Previously she was a Title II Resource Specialist at Arrowhead Elementary School in Virginia Beach.

Ms. Karen Joachim

Lecturer of Counseling and Human Services, received an M.S.Ed. in Clinical and School Counseling and an M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, in 2006 and 1992 respectively, from Old Dominion University and a B.A. in Communications and Public Relations in 1978 from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Previously she was an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Yating Liu

Assistant Professor of STEM Education and Professional Studies, received a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, an M.A. in Mathematics Education and an M.S. in Mathematics, in 2013, 2012 and 2011 respectively, from The Ohio State University and a B.S. in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics in 2008 from Peking University, China. Previously he was a Graduate Research Associate at The Ohio State University.

Ms. Chondra K. Malson

Lecturer of Communication Disorders and Special Education and Clinical Supervisor-Communication Sciences and Disorders, received a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Education in 2007 from Regent University, an M.Ed. in Communication Disorders in 1997 from Georgia State University and a B.S. in Speech Pathology in 1994 from James Madison University. Previously she was a Clinical Instructor at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Anne M. P. Michalek

Lecturer of Communication Disorders and Special Education and Clinic Coordinator - Communication Sciences and Disorders, received a Ph.D. in Special Education, an M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and a B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology, in 2012, 1999, and 1997 respectively, from Old Dominion University. Previously she was an Adjunct Assistant Professor and an Adjunct Clinical Supervisor in the Department of Communication Disorders and Special Education at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Jeffry Moe

Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Services, received a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision and an M.A. in Community Counseling, in 2007 and 2003 respectively, from the University of Toledo and a B.S. in Psychology in 2001 from Ohio State University. Previously he was an Assistant Professor for the program in Counselor Education at the University of Houston - Victoria.

Ms. Mary Elizabeth Parker

Instructor of Early Care and Education, Children's Learning and Research Center, received an M.S.Ed. in Early Childhood Education PK-3 and a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Teacher Preparation in 2013 from Old Dominion University. Previously she was a Teaching Assistant in the Infant Room in the Children's Learning and Research Center at Old Dominion University.

Dr. Joshua Pretlow, III

Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership, received a Ph.D. in Higher Education and a B.A. in Government, in 2011 and 1999 respectively, from the University of Virginia and an M.T. in History and Social Science in 2005 from Virginia Commonwealth University. Previously he was an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Human Services at the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Narketta M. Sparkman

Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Services, received a Ph.D. in Human Services in 2012 from Capella University, an M.A. in Liberal Studies in 2004 from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. in Sociology in 2001 from Madonna University. Previously she was an Adjunct Faculty in General Education/Social Science at Baker College and a Course Coordinator for General Education/Social Science at Davenport University.

Dr. Jill Stefaniak

Assistant Professor of STEM Education and Professional Studies, received a Doctorate of Education in Instructional Technology in 2013 from Wayne State University, a Masters of Training and Development in 2008 from Oakland University, and a Bachelor of Commerce in 2006 from the University of Windsor. Previously she was Director of Education Training at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.

Dr. Eunyoung (Christine) Sung

Assistant Professor of STEM Education and Professional Studies, received a Ph.D. in Retailing in 2012 from Michigan State University, an M.S. in Apparel Merchandising in 2004 from Indiana University and a B.S. in Textiles and Clothing in 2000 from Catholic University of Daegu, Korea. Previously she was a Lecturer and Instructor of Record in the Department of Advertising, Public Relations & Retailing at Michigan State University.

Dr. Ian E. Sutherland

Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations and Leadership, received a Doctor of Education in 2011 from Lehigh University, an M.Ed. in 2005 from George Mason University, and a B.A. in Psychology in 1999 from The Pennsylvania State University. Previously he was Principal and Director for Academic Affairs at Brent International School in Manila, Philippines.

Dr. Lindsay E. Usher

Assistant Professor of Human Movement Sciences, received a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management, in 2013 and 2010 respectively, from The Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. in Recreation Administration and B.A. in Dramatic Art in 2004 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously she was an Instructor and Graduate Assistant at The Pennsylvania State University.