Andrea Minear, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Station 34
  • PhD Educational Leadership, Instructional Technology  University of Alabama, 2010
  • MS Reading Education K-12, University of Alabama, 2004
  • BS Education Multiple Abilities Program (Early, Elementary and Special Education), 1996
Employment Date: August 2010
Classes usually taught:
  • ED 333
  • EE 301
  • CE 310
  • ED 501
  • Research Grant Committee
  • NCATE Committee for COE
  • Campus School Steering Committee
  • Campus School Curriculum Committee Chair
Academic/Research Interests:
  • Early Childhood Literacy
  • Democratic Education in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Social Justice and Equity in Education
  • Narrative Research and Phenomenology
  • Multiage Teaching
Current Projects:

Creating a model teaching classroom for use with Campus School preschool students and undergraduate and graduate education courses.

Recent Publications:

Erevelles, N. & Minear, A. (2010) Unspeakable Offenses:  Untangling Race and Disability in Discourses of Intersectionality.  Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies, 4(2).

Recent Presentations:
  • Notable Trade Book Lessons, NCSS, ACSS, UWA
  • Democratic Education - AERA