Dr. Drew Kemp
Office: #363 University Hall
Dr. Drew Kemp has a B.A. in English from the University of South Florida, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from South Dakota State University, and an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida. Before coming to Georgia Regents University, Dr. Kemp was an assistant professor of Curriculum Leadership at Northern Illinois University for three years, a high school English teacher for ten years in Florida, and an ESOL teacher for one year in the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Dr. Kemp's primary area if inquiry is in developing and studying means in which educators can make schools more relevant for students. This relevance can be through place-based education, pop culture, or the integration of student-centered learning into the classroom. Other areas of inquiry include the study of the purpose of public schooling, the formulation of and methodology development of educational studies for graduate students, and academic writing styles in educational literature.
Dr. Kemp has presented papers at AERA, AATC, ATE, and EERA. He has written columns for the Chronicle of Higher Education, written book chapters for anthologies, and published in more than a half dozen journals and e-journals including The Educational Forum and KDP Record.