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Kimberly D Erwin

Associate Dean-Student Success & Education English

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
College
College of Education

Department
Educator Preparation

Contact
Proctor Hall 122
Education
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

  • Tyrette Carter, Kimberly Erwin, Nichole Smith (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.
  • Kimberly Erwin, Anthony Graham (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.
  • Kimberly Erwin, Anthony Graham (2011). (Anger and Resentment: African American Male Youth coping with School Based Anger). In Cyrus Ellis, ). Resiliency, Achievement, and Manhood: Promoting the Healthy Development of African American Men.