1770 Richmond Circle, S.E. #500b Atlanta Georgia 30315
EDUCATION: Ph.D. Political Science Clark Atlanta University 2001 Ph.D. Educational Leadership University of Tennessee 1994 (27 Graduate hours)
M.S. Foreign Language University of Tennessee 1993 Education at Knoxville
M.A. Spanish Literature University of Tennessee At Knoxville (33 Graduate hours) 1992
Spanish Instituto de Lenguaje Costa Rica (24 Graduate hours) 1990
B.S. Accounting Lee University 1986
NUMBER OF YEARS : 12
Tenured Track/ untenured
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley State University
North Carolina Central
Spanish and Political Science Professor
Dekalb Technological College
Adjunct Spanish & ESL Professor
Gwinnett Technological College
Georgia Perimeter College
Spanish and Political Science Professor
Tenure Track – Assistant Professor
Morris Brown College
Tenure Track- Assistant Professor
Assistant Spanish Professor
Fort Valley State University
Tenured Track Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee
Instructor of Educational Teacher Training class
University of Tennessee
Graduate Teaching / Research Assistant
DISSERTATION: â€œPolitical Attitudes of Antilleans in Port Limon Costa Ricaâ€ Advisor Asa G. Hilliard III
This study examined the political attitudes and activities of Antilleans in Port Limon, Costa Rica. A survey, translated into English and Spanish, was used to identify the perceptions of Antilleans regarding equality, political power, the role of the government, and the plight of Antilleans in Port Limon, Costa Rica. The study revealed the impact of Urban Development on the Antillean community and the lack of political participation.
PUBLICATIONS â€œThe Education of African Children: Contemporary Imperatives.â€ Asa G. Hilliard and . Children Educational Journal, 1996.
SBA: The Reawakening of the Mind. Ed. and Asa G. Hilliard III. Gainesville FL: Makare Publishing Company, 1997.
â€œAnnotated Selected Bibliography for Teaching African-American Learners: Culturally Responsive Pedagogyâ€. Ed. Asa G. Hilliard. A project sponsored by American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education in partnership with Philip Morris Companies, Inc. 1997.
08/11-12/12 Fort Valley State University. Professor Elementary Spanish 1001 and 1002.
08/09-05/10 Smith Pacesetters, Inc. Senior Grant Writer.
08/07-04/08 Academy of Lithonia Grant writer and Spanish instructor grades k-7th.
08/05-7/07 Fort Valley State University Professor American Government Director for Outreach/Distance learning program for the university. Introductory Spanish Conversational Spanish
01/ 04-12/05 North Carolina Central University Spanish and Political Science Professor Elementary SpanishI and II American Government classes
08/04-7/05 Dekalb Technological College Professor Spanish for Professionals English-As-A Second Language for Construction Workers
01/05-6/05 Gwinnett Technological College Professor Taught English to adult learners who were interested in attending college.
5/02-6/05 Georgia Perimeter College Adjunct Professor American Government Introductory Spanish to both traditional and non-traditional students
1/01-8/04 Oglethorpe University Adjunct Professor Taught Spanish to both traditional and non-traditional students.
8/03-5/04 Paine College Assistant Professor Geography World History Spanish American Government International Relations State and Local Government Politics of International Trade International Organizations
08/01-5/02 Morris Brown College Assistant Spanish Professor Spanish 1001-1002, Advance Conversation Spanish
01/01-5/01 Morehouse College Assistant Spanish Professor
5/98 – 8/99 Fort Valley State University Assistant Spanish/Political Science Professor American Government International Relations Survey of U.S. History African Politics Spanish courses.
05/95-1/96 Atlanta Public Schools Bilingual Director: Tested applicants who were limited English proficient and placed them in appropriate area schools, translated student handbooks and Designed school curriculum.
08/92-5/94 University of Tennessee at Knoxville Instructor/Director of Apple Core – Taught and supervised pre-service teachers.
08/91-5/92 University of Tennessee at Knoxville Graduate Teaching Assistant Introductory Spanish I and II
COURSES TAUGHT AND DEVELOPED
Dekalb Technical College
English-As-A Second Language Fall 2004 For Construction Workers This course was developed to assist construction workers who are non-native speakers of English with the language skills to help them maintain employment and advance on the Job.
Spanish for Professionals & Dental Hygienists Summer 2005
Customized a course for Professionals & Dental Hygienists who were taught how to elicit information and make suggestions in Spanish in order to treat their limited English proficient clients. Gwinnett Technological College
English-As-A Second Language Spring 2005 Civics Designed a course for individuals who were interested in becoming citizens of the United States. Included valuable information about how a bill becomes a law, the Constitution and the Congress. Taught to assist internationals in learning to become Citizens of United States.
English-As-A Second Language Spring 2005 Liberal Arts Track This course was developed to help non-native speakers to pass the TOEFL in order for them to register for college courses.
Pontifica Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra, the Dominican Republic
Caribbean Culture Summer 2004 This course focuses on writers and theorists from the Caribbean whose fiction and nonfiction emphasize discourse of colonization, decolonization, literary and cultural theory as well as identity and postcoloniality. Readings include Franz Fanon, Aime Cesaire, among others. I developed and co-taught this course with Blas R. Jimenez a professor at the Pontificia Universidad.
Latin American Philosophy Fall 2003 This course explores the history of Latin American philosophy. This includes explorations of the following periods: pre-colonial, early colonial, political revolutionary thought and some twentieth century thought. Finally, it includes discussions about questions of race, identity and colonization.
International Relations Fall 2003 This course explores the political structures, institutions, ideologies, interest groups and economic forces in national power.
Politics of International Trade Fall 2003 This course identifies and analyzes the political forces that influence commerce among nations. Attention to trade relations between industrial and non-industrial nations and the impact of multinational corporations.
International Relations of African States Fall 2003 This course was developed to examine relationships among African states and their role in international politics.
International Organizations Fall 2003 This course was developed to examine world organizations, and their role in resolving the problems of Third World countries.
CONFERENCES AND OTHER PRESENTATIONS
â€œDiscourses of Diversity in Latin America.â€ at Georgia State University (co-presenter with Asa G. Hilliard). June 2006.
â€œTransnational Transgressions: Reflections on the Shifting Dimensions of Afro-Latin Identity.â€ Center For Global Studies-Duke. Durham, April 2006.
â€œEnrique Dussel and Manuel Zapata Olivella.â€ Caribbean Philosophical Association. Chicago, March 2006.
â€˜From the Caribbean to the U.S.: Afro-Latinity in Changing Contexts.â€ Mapping the Decolonial Turn: Post/Trans-Continental Interventionsâ€ Spelman College. April 2005.
â€œProblems of Faculty attempting to Internationalize their HBCU and Solutions.â€ Annual FAMU-HBCU International Conference. Dominican Republic, April 2004.
â€œDiscourse of Memory: A Study of the Development of an Afro-Latin World View.â€ Caribbean Philosophical Association Symposium on Africana Thought. Florida Atlantic University. West Palm Beach, FL March 2004.
â€œRecipe of A Lifeâ€ Sediments in Afro-Latino and Caribbean Identity.â€ Annual Model United Nations Workshop. Bethune – Cookman College Florida, February 2004.
NEH Summer Seminar on Afro-Latin Literature. Columbia, MO July 2003.
â€œI’ (Identity): Multiple Fragmentary, Scattered and Fluid.â€ Featured Faculty Forum (Paine College) Augusta, November 2003.
National Council of Negro Women on â€œThe Political Status of Latina and Caribbean Women.â€ June 2003.
â€œThe War Against Iraq: Is any war a just war?â€Featured Faculty Forum (Oglethorpe University). July 2003.
â€œAesthetic Values’ and Diversity’ within Creative Ideas and Cultural Institutions,â€ National Political Science Association New York, October 2002.
WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS
â€œBenefits of Forming a Non-profitâ€ College Park Georgia,2012
â€œGrant Writing and Securing Corporate Sponsorsâ€ Ashland, VA 2012.
â€œ The Art of Grant Writingâ€ Stockbridge December2010
â€œGrantmanship Workshop for Community leadersâ€ Conyers November2010
â€œFaith Based & Community Initiativesâ€ Fort Valley July 2010
â€œCommunity Development Block Grantsâ€ for Micro-Enterprisesâ€ Decatur September 2008
â€œE-rate Technology Grants and 21st Century Community Learning grantsâ€ Atlanta May 2008
â€œForum Guide to Entrepreneurship for Elementary School Aged Kids.â€ The Academy of Lithonia Charter School Atlanta October 2007
â€œ Sexual Harassment Seminar.â€ Atlanta August 2007 The Academy of Lithonia Charter School.
â€œSafe and Drug-Free Schools-Mentoring Programs Grants.â€ The Center for Faith-Based a and Community Initiative. Hurt Plaza Atlanta May 2007
â€œWhite House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans.â€ Gwinnett County Board of Education. Suwannee May 2007
â€œThe Under representation of Hispanics on Colleges and Universities.â€ Valdosta State University. Valdosta December 2006
â€œWorkforce Investment Act-Demonstration Grants: Prison Re-entry Initiative.â€ Foundation Center of Atlanta. Hurt Plaza Atlanta March 2006
â€œConference on Hispanics and their Impact on the Politics in the United States.â€ National Black Political Science Association. Atlanta March 2006
â€œPreparing Youth Offenders to Enter High Growth and High Demand Industries.â€Faith-based and Community Organization. Hyatt Hotel Atlanta April 2005
â€œThe College Assistance Migrant Program.â€ Faith-based and Community Organization. Double Tree Atlanta February 2005
â€œThe EARDA Grantmanship Workshop: Getting the Competitive Edge.â€ Spelman College. Atlanta February 2005
â€œThe National Science Foundation (NSF) Grantmanship Workshop.â€ Clark Atlanta University Atlanta April 2004
People’s Ministries of Pennsylvania, $2,000,000, 2012
E- Rate Grant, Time 2 Win of West Palm Beach, Community Organization Day Care, $125,000, 2012
21st Century Community Learning Grant, $350,000, 2011
A Soul of a Child After-school Center, $3,000,000, 2011
United States Food and Agriculture $50,000, 2010.
Supplemental Educational Service Provider grant, $1,000,000, 2010
Re-investing Education, $2,500,000, funded by IBM, 2010
Project Alert, $190,000, funded by Atl. Work Force Dev., 2010
Carver Agri-Science/Business Project, $125,000, funded by GA Legislature, 2010
US West Technology Grant, $85,000, 2010, US West.
Smaller Learning Communities, (Implementation) $2,477,427(3years), funded by US ED, 2009
E-rate technology funds for schools, $2,000,000, 2009
Boeing Corporation Teacher Training Grant, $256,000, 2009
21st Century Community Learning Center grant, $350,000, 2009
Kellogg Foundation Health Disparity, Collaborated with Faculty members $255,000, 2008
Department of Education International Studies Grant, $200,000, 2007
Trio Foundation Grant, $10,000. 2006
Board of Regents African American Male Initiative Grant, $102,698, 2006
Health Disparities Grant for Cancer in African Americans, Collaborated with Faculty members $4,500,000, Funded by the Kellogg Foundation, 2005
Teen Parent Centers, $162,959, funded by United States Department of Education, 2003
$950,000, funded by Ford Foundation, 2003
School Improvement Implementation, 200,000, funded by Georgia Department of Education, 2002.
Director over Campus Ministries Fall 2010-Fall 2012
Spring Preview Day for Hispanics at Fort Valley engaged students in Spring 2007 Hispanic recruitment initiatives.
Hispanic Representative for Health Disparities Grant Fall 06-Spring 07
Taught Outreach courses in Walton County, Augusta, Tifton, and Warner Robins Fall05-Spring 07
Participated in Recruitment program at South East High School in Macon Fall 2006
Participated in Recruitment program at Walton County Academy Fall 2005
Served as Director of the African American Male Initiative program Spring/Summer 2006
Established the Study Abroad Program for Paine College Spring 2004
Constructed on-line courses at Paine College Spring 2004
Served as mentor and Pre-Law Advisor for Paine College Fall/Spring 8/03-5/04
Trained and accompanied students at Paine College to compete for the Spring 2004 Regional Model United Nations competition at Bethune-Cookman College Trained and accompanied students at Paine College to compete at the Spring 2004 National Model United Nations Competition at Howard University.
Served as mentor for the Mellon Foundation for Paine College Spring 2004
Developed a Minor in International Affairs for Paine College Spring 2004
Visions in The Valley, 2010.
Model United Nations, 2004
Ford Fellow/Department of Political Science at Clark 1995-1997
Romance Language Fellowship, 1991-1992
Holmes Scholar, 1992-1994
Ronald McNair Academic Achievement Award 1990-1992
Deans List. Lee University, 1983
National Deans List, 1982
National Political Science Association
Latin American Association
Caribbean Philosophical Association
Florida A&M University HBCU International Consortium
East Point Sister Cities International
Habitat for Humanity
American Educational Research Association
Dr. Carlton Brown
Dr. William Boone Mayoral Candidate Regina Thoma
Dr. Hashim Gibrill
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