Faculty members in ELC have expertise in areas of educational leadership and cultural foundations. ELC faculty members provide leadership to the University, community, state of North Carolina, and nation in their disciplines through teaching, research, and service. Areas of curricular focus explore issues of social justice that range from educational theory and practice to cultural analysis, educational leadership and school organization, educational policy, and curriculum studies. The mission of the ELC Department is consistent with social justice theory and practice, and the School of Education and University. This page provides an overview of the faculty of ELC, with relevant contact information and areas of expertise. For more information about a faculty member’s professional background and associated research, click on the Full Profile Page link associated with the faculty member.
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Dr. David Ayers
Position: Associate Professor
Office Location: School of Education Building (SOEB) 344
Scholarly & Professional Keywords: cultural political economy, critical organization students, organizational strategy, community college missions, critical discourse analysis, corpus linguistics