Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy
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.
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
PhD, Capella University
Educator Certification, Columbus State University
MA, Emory University
BA, College of the Holy Cross
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
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.
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.