Kimberly D Erwin

Associate Dean-Student Success & Education English

Kimberly D Erwin
College of Education

Educator Preparation

Proctor Hall 122
B.S.Early Childhood / Elementary Education / North Carolina A&T State University
M.S.Elementary Education / North Carolina A&T State University
Ph.D.Curriculum and Instruction / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Research Interests

Research interests include African American males at the elementary level and the preparation of teacher leaders who aspire to transform education by utilizing research-based pedagogical practices that meet the needs of diverse students. As such, the research is grounded in the scholarship of Funds of Knowledge and its dimensions: 1) learning environment, 2) P-12 student learning/school experiences, 3) knowledge construction (student), 4) knowledge construction (teacher), and 5) social/academic integration. This research requires the examination of instructional approaches that optimize the growth and development of P-12 students in public an

Recent Publications

  • Anthony Graham, Kimberly Erwin (2011). (“I don’t think Black men teach because how they get treated as students”: High-achieving African American boys’ perceptions of teaching as a career option.). (3) 80, pp. 398-416. Journal of Negro Education.
  • Nichole Smith, Tyrette Carter, Kimberly Erwin (2014). (From a middle schooler’s mind: Reading habits, what’s the story?). In Pamela Sullivan and Marianne Baker, (2013-2014) 36, pp. 8-15. Reading in Virginia.