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Andrea Wilson

Core Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership

School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy

Degree Program Doctor of Education (EdD)

Andrea M. Wilson has served in many roles at all levels of the education environment from pre-Kindergarten thru graduate school. Dr. Wilson worked in the field of public education as a special education teacher and administrator for more than a decade. In that time, she designed and implemented new programs for students and teachers as well as professional development courses for educators in special education. In addition, she has been a course instructor at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of psychology and education. Dr. Wilson served as a founding member and team chair of the Research Review Board for a major public school system in the Atlanta, GA area. Dr. Wilson is a published author and frequent presenter at professional conferences. Dr. Wilson's current research interests include school improvement planning, retention and success of students and faculty in online higher education, collaborative teaming approaches to research and scholarly activity, best practices in school discipline and leadership, and technology applications in education. In 2019, Dr. Wilson was the honored recipient of Walden University's prestigious Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence. Dr. Wilson's combination of education and experience in the fields of psychology and education allows her to bring a unique perspective to research, teaching, and mentoring activities.

Courses Taught

RSCH 8310 - Qualitative Reasoning

RSCH 8210 - Quantitative Reasoning

EDUC 8090 - Doctoral Study Intensive

EDUC 8081 - Completing the Prospectus

EDAD 7201 - Applied Research in Education

EDAD 8145 - Research in Practice

Education

PhD, Capella University

Educator Certification, Columbus State University

MA, Emory University

BA, College of the Holy Cross

Public Service

East Coweta High School Band Boosters, President - Sharpsburg, GA United States

Awards / Honors

Presidential Award for Faculty Excellence, Walden University, 2019

Faculty Excellence Award, Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, Walden University, 2019

Publications

Burleigh, C. L., Wilson, A. M. (2021). Teachers’ awareness in identifying microaggressive behaviors within the K-12 classroom.. Social Psychology of Education.

Johnston, E., Burleigh, C., Wilson, A. M. (2020). Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research for Professional Academic Development in Higher Education. Higher Learning Research Communications.

Tamagni, A., Wilson, A. M. (2020). Discipline Policies and Preschool Special Education Students’ Personal–Social Skills. Journal of Educational Research & Practice.

Haymon, C., Wilson, A. M. (2020). Differentiated Reading Instruction With Technology for Advanced Middle School Students’ Reading Achievement. Journal of Education Research and Practice.

Bryant, D., Wilson, A. M. (2020). Factors Potentially Influencing Discipline Referral and Suspensions at an Affiliated Charter High School. Journal of Educational Research & Practice.

Cox-Magno, N., Ross, P. A., Dimino, K., Wilson, A. M. (2018). Metacognitive Reading Strategy and Emerging Reading Comprehension in Students With Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Education Research and Practice.

Presentations

Burleigh, C. L., Wilson, A. M. (2020). Teachers’ awareness in identifying microaggressive behaviors within the K-12 classroom . Walden University.

Burleigh, C. L., Wilson, A. M. (2020). Mobile technology and teaching in high school classrooms: Do boundaries exist? . The Qualitative Report.

Johnston, E., Burleigh, C., Wilson, A. M. (2019). Systems of collaborative research engaging higher education, humanities, social sciences, and adjunct faculty..

Wilson, A. M., Navarro, M. (2019). Collaborative research team narratives of design, process, and implementation of a narrative study: Part 2. . University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies.

Hill, M., Calito, J., Wilson, A. M. (2019). Technological advances for academic improvements with disabled learners: A literature review. . University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies.