Kimberly D Erwin

Associate Dean-Student Success & Education English

Kimberly D Erwin
College of Education

Educator Preparation

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

  • 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.
  • 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.