Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Phillip D. Grant, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Educational Research at the University of West Georgia department of Leadership, Research, and School Improvement. Phillip received a B.A. in History and Political Science from The University of Alabama in 2011, an M.P.A. from The University of Alabama in 2013, and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2018 with the Certificate in Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies. Phillip conducted education research at The University of Alabama's Education Policy Center from 2012-2013 and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia from 2015-2018. He is involved in several professional organizations, including the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the National Rural Education Association (NREA), and the Comparative and International Educational Society (C&IES). Phillip's research interests lie in linking higher education access to rural students and providing advanced curricular opportunities to K-12 students in remote locations.

Education / Degrees

  • B.A., History and Political Science, The University of Alabama, 2011
  • M.P.A., Master of Public Administration, The University of Alabama, 2013
  • Ph.D., Educational Administration and Policy, University of Georgia, 2018
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Spring 2020 Sections

    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E02
    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E01
    • SPED-8784 (Research Seminar) Section: E03
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E08

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E02
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E03
    • SPED-8783 (Readings in Research) Section: E02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E11

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E01
    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E02
    • EDSI-9171 (Program Evaluation) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E24

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E03
    • EDRS-6301 (Intro to Research in Human Sci) Section: E02
    • CEPD-8194 (Resch: Mixed Methods Analysis) Section: E01

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • EDRS-6301 (Research in Education) Section: E02
    • EDRS-6301 (Research in Education) Section: E03
    • EDSI-9902 (Dissertation Mentoring Sec 2) Section: E01