Residential Colleges Office

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Dr. Jennifer Stephens

Dr. Jennifer Stephens

Coordinator of Residential Colleges Office

Director, Teacher Education Fellows

jennifer.stephens@uncg.edu
336.256.1489

Jennifer Stephens is the Coordinator of the Residential Colleges Office and the Director of the Teacher Education Fellows Program in the UTLC. She is also an Education Policy Fellow and serves on several editorial boards for international journals. She holds a B.A. in Education from UNC-Chapel Hill, an M.S. in Counseling from NCSU, and a Ph.D. in Educational Studies with a concentration in Cultural Studies from UNCG. Her research interests include school-university-community collaborations, culturally-responsive and critical place-based pedagogies, curriculum development and design, and innovative practices in teaching. Influencing her work with educators and students is a teaching philosophy that involves learning as a holistic endeavor that is reciprocal and extends beyond the classroom.

Area(s) of focus: Residential Colleges, Teaching Education Fellows

Expertise: Curriculum Mapping, Culturally-Responsive Pedagogies, Critical Pedagogies, Community Collaborations

 


Sara Littlejohn

Dr. Sara Littlejohn

Program Chair, Ashby College & Strong College

sjlittle@uncg.edu
336.334.5915
Sara Littlejohn is the Program Chair of Ashby College at University of North Carolina Greensboro. Her research interests include digital language and literacy, rhetoric, terrestrial and online writing center theory, and composition theory. In her spare time she hangs on her front porch stairs with her cat Mycroft.

Area(s) of focus: Ashby College, Strong College

Expertise:  Multiliteracies, Composition and Rhetoric


Christine Flood

Dr. Christine Flood

Associate Program Chair, Ashby College

crflood@uncg.edu
336.334.5915
Christine Flood has been teaching at UNCG since the last century, which is a much more exciting way to say 1999. She primarily teaches United States History, including seminars on the Supreme Court, historical films, and the Civil Rights Movement, and every so often a seminar on the Atlantic World. A graduate of the University of Maryland and UNCG, she recently completed her dissertation, tentatively titled “The Arbiters of Compromise: Sectionalism, Unionism, and Secessionism in Maryland and North Carolina.” She is married and has two boys, who quickly bore of her endless discussions on arcane yet fascinating historical subjects.

Area(s) of focus: Ashby College, and Mulitliteracies, and 19th Century American History


Anne Barton

Anne Barton

Associate Program Chair, Strong College

acbarton@uncg.edu
336.334.1325
Anne Barton has been teaching history courses at UNCG since 1999, and she has taught a wide variety of courses in European history including Western Civilization, Medieval Legacy, Women and the Family in the Middle Ages, and Europe Since 1920.  Mrs. Barton studied French Literature (B.A.) and Medieval History (M.A.) at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and her particular fields of interest are monastic women and women and gender in the later medieval period.  She currently works and teaches in Strong Residential College and teaches such courses as Pre-Modern Cities and the Strong Core capstone there.  Mrs. Barton lives in Greensboro with her husband and teenaged daughter.

Area(s) of focus: Strong College

 


Will Dodson

Dr. Will Dodson

Residential College Coordinator

wjdodson@uncg.edu
336.334.4373
Will Dodson has been the Ashby Residential College Coordinator since 2011. He teaches rhetoric & composition, literature, and media studies courses. His research interests include neuroscience and interactionism, film and new media, feminism, and literary theory. His dream is to one day dream.


John Sopper

Program Chair, Grogan College

jrsopper@uncg.edu
336.334.5898
John Sopper holds an undergraduate degree in the Humanities from Brown University and a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies from Princeton. His intellectual passion is to understand and teach about the ways that religion influences modern social life and how modern social life influences religious thought and ethics. Since coming to UNCG he has taught courses in religious thought and social ethics related to modern changes in family and sexual life, gender roles, economic arrangements, globalization, the environment and political democratization. John enjoys learning, traveling, gardening, hiking, art, architecture and drinking strong coffee.

Expertise: Application-based learning, course design

Area(s) of focus: Grogan College

 


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Dr. Sarah E. Colonna

Associate Program Chair, Grogan College

secolonn@uncg.edu
336.334.5898

With degrees in nursing, women’s and gender studies, and educational leadership, Sarah joined Grogan College in August 2015. She has worked in hospitals and outpatient clinics and taught at the community college and university levels. Working with Grogan College is a unique way to combine her nursing and educational experience. Her research interests include feminist thought and pedagogy, equity and diversity, leadership, and young adult literature. Sarah is a voracious basketball fan, goes to the beach whenever possible, has two spoiled mini dachshunds, and reads as much as she can.

Area(s) of focus: Grogan College

 


Support Staff

Katherine Stamey, Program Assistant, Email: ksstamey@uncg.edu, Phone: 336.256.1397
Blake Sigmon, Graduate Assistant, Residential Colleges, Email: sbsigmon@uncg.edu