The Department of Educational Policy Studies in the College of Education and Human Development has received an award under the Provost’s Visiting Scholars Program to bring Professor S. Joel Warrican from The University of the West Indies-Cave Hill to visit Georgia State University.
The Provost’s Visiting Scholars Program brings leading faculty from underrepresented minority groups to Georgia State’s campus. These visiting scholars enrich the intellectual life of the campus at the department level and above, and they will be able to communicate Georgia State’s strengths to potential faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The scholar participates in planned activities that engage with Georgia State’s community, such as a guest lecture or seminar, via a host department on campus.
Dr. S. Joel Warrican is a Professor of Education at the University of the West Indies—Cave Hill, as well as the Director of the School of Education, and the Chair of the Eastern Caribbean Joint Board of Teacher Education. His research includes literacy in Caribbean contexts, diversity and multiculturalism/multilingualism in the classroom, as well as research methods and methodology. He has authored and co-authored numerous books, articles and conference papers.
Dr. Warrican will be giving presentations on campus during his stay, including:
“Never the Twain Shall Meet: Unifying Two Worlds Through a Third Space”
Tuesday, Feb. 4
College of Education & Human Development, room 496
“Conducting Research in the Caribbean: Peering Through the Lenses of Western Frames”
Wednesday, Feb. 5
College of Education & Human Development, room 1030