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Faculty/Staff Directory

Department of Education Sciences and Professional Programs

Professor of Adult Education and Co-P, Missouri-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation

International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Inductee

Recent Doctoral Graduates

Layla Goushey, '20, Faculty Perspectives: Andragogy and Islamic Humanism in Palestine

Kevin Mangan, '19, The Relationship of Self-Directed Learning Readiness and Completion of Officers in the Army War College Distance Education Program

Patricia McCallister, '19, The Effect of Integrating Adult Learning Concepts and Curriculum Structure into Customer Service Training for Specialty Pharmacy Employees

Brian Santos, 19, The Attitudes and Learning Styles of Adult Learners to E-Instruction of the Spanish Language


Student/Alumni News

Peggy Beckley, '05, MED, received an Ed.S. in Learning Technology and Design and a graduate certificate in Online Education from the University of Missouri - Columbia.  She teaches online full time in the post-professional occupational therapy doctoral program at Barry University in Miami Shores, FL.

Peggy Beckley and a colleague were awarded a $3,200,000.00 federal grant over 5 years (beginning July 2020) from the Health Resources Services Administration to provide support for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue their occupational therapy degrees at Barry University in Miami Shores, FL.

Tambra Black, doctoral candidate, was named Supervisor of St. Louis Public School's Adult Education and Literacy Program.

Timothy Gillum, '07, Ed.D., co-published Performance eating rabbits: What b.o.l.d. people see and do. Outskirts press.

Kim D. McKenna, '17, PhD, RN, EMT-P was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT).  The NREMT serves as the Nation’s Emergency Medical Services Certification organization.  

Select Memberships

Adult Education and Literacy Advisory Board

American Association of Adult and Continuing Education (Secretary 2018-2021)

American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

Black Faculty/Staff Association

Commission of Professors in Adult Education (CPAE)

Missouri Association for Adult Continuing and Community Education

Religious Education Association



Select Editorial Board Memberships

Adult Education Quarterly

Adult Learning

Education and Urban Society