Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
Dr. Ligia E. Toutant's background is eclectic and includes education, human communication, sociology, and economics. Her Ph.D. is in Social Sciences and Comparative Education from the University of California Los Angeles. Her expertise is in qualitative research methods and her research interests are in online teaching and learning, interdisciplinarity, global education, ecological sustainability. Her preferred method of teaching is problem/project-based learning. She is a member of several professional associations and has presented papers regularly at various national and international conferences.