Tiffany D. Pogue, PhD

ACADEMIC PREPARATION

 Doctorate of Philosophy, Educational Studies (Research emphasis in Literacy and Culture), 2013

Emory University, Atlanta, GA 

Dissertation:  Reading Worlds Seen and Unseen:  The Role of Literacy in Diasporic African Spiritual Traditions in the United States

 

Master of Arts in African-New World Studies (Research emphasis in Pedagogy and Literacy), 2007

Florida International University, Miami, FL. 

Thesis:  (Re)Reading the World Beyond the Word:  Locating African Notions of Literacy in Mobile, Alabama

 

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (with minor in African World Studies), 2005

Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA. 

 

POSITIONS HELD

 

Present              Assistant Professor, College of Education, Albany State University

  • Teach classes both within and outside the College of Education
  • Conduct scholarly research
  • Provide service to the university and the university community

 

Present              Program Coordinator, Education Foundations, Albany State University

  • Support the department chair in administrative duties associated with the social foundations courses in the College of Education
  • Provide administrative support for the College of Education’s external associate degree programs (Early Childhood Education, Middle Grades Education, Secondary Education)
  • Generate reports that employ data analysis to recommend programmatic changes in alignment with GaPSC, CAEP, and SACSCOC requirements

 

Present              Co-Director, Teaching in the Urban South (TITUS)

  • Coordinate Executive Board activities to support the ongoing work of TITUS as a non-profit advocacy group
  • Facilitate trainings and workshops related to the training of TITUS affiliates and students of TITUS classes and workshops as needed.

 

2010-2020          Coordinator of Information, Teaching in the Urban South (TITUS)

  • Coordinate publicity and marketing support for the institute as well as for the public schools partnered with TITUS
  • Work with team members to create and distribute informational packets
  • Archive relevant news stories, articles, and other information housed in the TITUS resource center

 

2013 – 2014       Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Educational Studies, Emory University

  • Taught Literacy as a Civil Right (EDS 471RW)
  • Provided instructional and research support to faculty as needed
  • Assisted in the organization of business meetings and a spring conference organized around the topic of urban education

 

2008-2013          Teaching Assistant, Emory University

  • Provide teaching assistance to instructors affiliated with the University’s program in Educational Studies

 

2010-2013          University Supervisor, Division of Educational Studies-Emory University

  • Served as active school-university liaison cooperatively involved in the overall development of Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) field experiences
  • Facilitated meetings, orientations, and seminar sessions related to MAT program
  • Conducted observations of pre-service teachers’ classroom practices and provide feedback as scheduled

 

2011-2012          University Instructor, Division of Educational Studies-Emory University

  • Served as instructor for the following graduate and undergraduate courses:
    • EDS 201 American Education: An Exploration of Theories on Culture and Education
    • EDS 431H English Curriculum & Instruction
    • EDS 531M English Curriculum & Instruction for Middle Grades
    • EDS 531S English Curriculum & Instruction for Secondary Grades
    • EDS 472 Communities and Schools Internship Seminar

 

Fall 2008           Research Assistant, Emory University

  • Created and inventoried database of popular culture magazines pertaining to African American history and culture.

 

2005-2008          Teaching Assistant, Florida International University

                        Miami, Florida

  • Provided record-keeping, event planning, and teaching assistance to instructors affiliated with the University’s program in African-New World Studies

 

Summer 2006     Instructor, Jaspora! Youth Institute

                        Miami, Florida

  • Served as subject area teacher and curriculum consultant for this culturally based summer program serving students of the African Diaspora

 

2003-2005          Research Assistant, African World Studies Institute

                        Fort Valley State University, Georgia

  • Managed an online bibliographic database of materials related to African history and culture
  • Provided research assistance on the development of a course on Afro-Brazilian history and culture
  • Created abstracts for academic articles to be housed online
  • Provided editing support as needed
  • Coordinated panels during the Institute’s annual African World Film Festival

 

PUBLICATIONS (peer-reviewed)

 

Pogue, T. D. (Under Review).  Augmented space for identity preservation: A theoretical examining of the

use of multiple Black literacies in 19th century Savannah, Georgia

 

Pogue, T. D. (Manuscript in Preparation).  Roots and writing:  The relationship between literacy and

spirituality in Black literate lives.

 

Coleman, M.E. & Pogue,T. D. (2020).  Radical imagining of a (new) normal in US public school.  GA

NAME Quarterly, 5(1), 8-9.

 

Ellis, V.; Jenkins, P.A.; & Pogue, T. D. (2020).  Enhancing teacher education experience through authentic

university-school partnerships.  Georgia Educational Researcher, 17(2).  DOI:  10.20429/ger.2020.170204.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2019, September 30).  (not) The least of these:  Highlighting the impact of HBCUs on

educator preparation.  Forum of the American Journal of Education [online].

 

Croft, S; Juergensen, M.; Pogue, T. D.; & Willis, V.  (2019). A pedagogy of intentionality:

developing Black scholars dedicated to social justice. The Journal of Educational Foundations

and Social Justice, (4)1.

 

Croft, S.; Pogue, T. D.; & Siddle-Walker, V. (2018).   Living the legacy of African American Education:

TITUS as a model of university school engagement.  Rowman & Littlefield.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2016).  “But that’s just good teaching!”:  Making the case for multicultural

awareness in STEM education.  Journal for Multicutural Education, 10(3).

 

Pogue, T. D. (2016).  Teacher education.  In K. Lomotey (Ed.)  People of Color in the United States: 

Contemporary Issues in Education, Work, Communities, Health, and Immigration (pp. 355-359.).  AFL-CIO.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2015).  Finding the written in unexpected places:  Literacy in the maintenance and

practice of Lukumí rituals and traditions.  Written Communication, 32, 174-194. 

 

Pogue, T. D. (2015).  African Diaspora participatory literacy communities.  In M. J. Shujaa & K. Shujaa

(Eds).  The Sage Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2015).  Ideographic writing.  In M. J. Shujaa & K. Shujaa (Eds).  The Sage Encyclopedia of

African Cultural Heritage in North America.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2015).  Ifa.  In M. J. Shujaa & K. Shujaa (Eds).  The Sage Encyclopedia of

African Cultural Heritage in North America.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2015).  Orisas.  In M. J. Shujaa & K. Shujaa (Eds).  The Sage Encyclopedia of

African Cultural Heritage in North America.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2015).  Teacher education.  In K. Lomotey (Ed.) Education:  pK-12 and Higher

Education. ABC-CLIO.

 

Pogue, T. D. (2012).  [Review of the book  Independent Reading:  Practical Strategies for Grades K-3, by

Denise N. Morgan, Maryann Mraz, Nancy D. Padak, and Timothy Rasinski].  Journal of Negro Education.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2010). Body image. In K. Lomotey (Ed.). The Encyclopedia of African American

education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2009). Yanvalou. In M.K. Asante & A. Mazama (Eds.) Encyclopedia of African

religion. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2009).  Food. In M.K. Asante & A. Mazama (Eds.) Encyclopedia of African

religion. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2009).  Placenta. In M.K. Asante & A. Mazama (Eds.) Encyclopedia of African

religion. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2009).  Bois Caiman. In M.K. Asante & A. Mazama (Eds.) Encyclopedia of African

religion. Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2008).  Alice Walker.  In C.B. Davies (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora:

Origins, experiences, and cultures. Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO.

 

Pogue, T.D. (2008).  Kwanzaa.  In C.B. Davies (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the African Diaspora:

Origins, experiences, and cultures. Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC-CLIO.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Refereed Conferences and Sessions

 

“An HBCU Initiative to Build Effective Partnerships for Pre-Service Teachers’ Field and Clinical Experiences.” (with Dr. Valiesha Ellis & Dr. Patricia A. Jenkins).  Paper presented at the Georgia Educational Research Association, Macon, GA.  October 4, 2019).

 

“The Deception of Post-Truth:  Understanding Blacks’ Desire for Educational Equality and the Influence of Alternative Facts.” (with Dr. Latrise Johnson & Dr. Vincent D. Willis) Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada.  April 6, 2019.

 

“For Us This is Not New:  Evidencing Black Educational Responses to a Post-Truth Continuum, Pre-Brown.” (with Dr. Sheryl Croft, Dr. Miyoshi Juergensen, & Dr. Michael E. Coleman) Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Toronto, Canada.  April 6, 2019.

 

“Dispositions on Demand:  The Impact of Online Learning Modules on HBCU Pre-service Teacher Dispositions.”  Roundtable discussion at the International Conference on Urban Education, Nassau, Bahamas, November 8-10, 2018.

 

“Creating Troops for the Front Line:  Developing Black Scholars Dedicated to Social Justice.”  Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, April 11-17, 2018.

 

“Reading, ‘Riting, ‘Rithmetic, and Globalization:  Expanding Teacher Education Students’ Global Consciousness Through Course Readings and Activities.”  Paper presented at the Georgia Educational Research Association, Augusta, GA.  October 7, 2017.

 

“The Academy for Future Teachers:  A Multi-tiered Community of Practice to Enhance Minority STEM Educator Recruitment and Development at an HBCU.”  Paper Presented at the American Educational Research Association.  San Antonio, TX.  April 27 – May 1, 2017.

 

“Lean on Me;”  Locating Spaces on the Edge-of-School for Powerful Literacy Engagement.”  (with Dr. Latrise Johnson).   International Conference on Urban Education.  San Juan, Puerto Rico.  November 3-5, 2016.

 

“Disrupting Silos and Establishing Authentic Relationships:  Analysis of a University-School Collaboration in the Urban South.”  (with Dr. Sheryl J. Croft). SOURCES of Urban Educational Excellence Conference, Atlanta, GA, October 22, 2016.

 

“When and Where I Enter’: Black Women’s Race Work as Motivation for Entering the Field of Education.”  Research on Women and Education, Birmingham, AL, October 8-10. 2015.

 

“Expanding the African Diaspora Participatory Literacy Community Conceptual Framework:  A Tool for the Study of Black Literate Traditions.”  American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, April 16-20, 2015.

 

“TITUS:  A Model for Education and Community Engagement Rooted in History.”  International Urban Education Conference, Montego Bay, Jamaica November 6 – 8, 2014.

 

“Organic Intellectuals and Other Indicators of Authentic Engagement in a Southern Urban School District.”  American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, April 26-May 1, 2013.

 

“Reading Worlds Seen and Unseen:  The Role of Literacy in Diasporic African Spiritual Traditions in the United States.”  American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, April 26-May 1, 2013.

 

“Did You Read What She Said?  Orality, Literacy, and Embodied Texts in Diasporic African Spiritual Traditions.”  National Council for Black Studies, Indianapolis, IN, March 13-16, 2013.

 

“Understanding Changing Literacies in an American African Context.”  The National Council for Black Studies, Atlanta, GA, March 7-10, 2012.

 

 “From Working Conjuring to Living Decoded:  Understanding Changing Literacies and How to Create Them.”  The 100th convention of the National Council for Teachers of English, Chicago, IL, November 17-22, 2011.

 

“A Heap Sees but Few Knows”:  A Study of Hidden Literacies in 19th Century Savannah, Georgia.  The 35th Annual National Council for Black Studies Conference, Cincinnati, OH, March 16-19, 2011.

 

“Out of Confusion Comes Clarity: Intersections of Multiple Literacies and Religious Beliefs in 19th Century Savannah, Georgia.” The 5th Annual New Perspectives on African American History and Culture Conference, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 18-19, 2011.

 

“African Literacy: Power and Resistance.”  The 33rd Annual National Conference for the National Council of Black Studies, Atlanta, GA, March 20-23, 2009.

 

“Sankofa: Is There Room in a Public School Classroom for Adinkra Symbolism? Should There Be?”  The 32st Annual National Conference for the National Council of Black Studies, Atlanta, GA, March 22, 2008.

 

“Adinkra Symbols:  The Non-Word as Text.”  National Council for Teacher’s of English:  Mapping Diverse Literacies for the Twenty-First Century:  Opportunities, Challenges, Promising New Directions, New York, NY, November 15-18, 2007.

 

“The Contributions That Africa Can Make To The Conceptualization Of Pedagogical Practices And Theories Of The Contemporary Public School Classroom.”  African Cultures and Development:  The 10th Annual AfrICANDO Conference, Miami, FL, September 19-22, 2007.

 

“Balancing Power without Equality:  African Women’s Roles in the State Formation of Old Mali as Found in Sundiata:  An Epic of Ancient Mali.”  The 67th Annual Convention of the College Language Association:  Religion and Spirituality in Literature, Miami, FL, April 18-21, 2007.

 

“There Ain’t Nothing New Under the Sun:  Internal African Conflict and the Closing of the African World Studies Institute at Fort Valley State University.”  The 31st Annual National Conference for the National Council of Black Studies, San Diego, CA, March 14-17, 2007.

 

“Reading the World Beyond the Word.”  The 8th Annual Uncovering Connections Conference:  Cultural Endurance Between Africa, the Americas, and the Caribbean, Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, NY, March 8-10, 2007.

 

“Applying Auset Rhetoric to Spike Lee’s Bamboozled.” The 4th Annual African World Film Festival, Roundtable Discussion with the filmmaker Spike Lee, Fort Valley, GA, February 4, 2005.

 

“Auset Rhetoric:  Creating a Model for the Critique of African Rhetoric.”  The 29th Annual National Conference of the National Council for Black Studies, New Orleans, LA, March 24-26, 2005.

 

“Hip Hop and African Culture.”  28th Annual National Conference of the National Council for Black Studies, Atlanta, GA, March 17-20, 2004.

 

“The Pouring Down of African-ness:  An Holistic Account of African People’s Movement Through Time and Space.”  Fort Valley State University Student Symposium, Fort Valley, GA, February, 2004.

 

 

Invited Presentations, Papers, Workshops

 

“Community Conversation:  Two Pandemics.”  Harvard University School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.  June 2, 2020.

 

“Teaching Black History in the 21st Century.” Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.  February 12, 2020.

 

“1619:  The Legacy of 400 Years of Enslavement and Redemption.”  Beloved Community Lecture Series, Tuscaloosa, AL, September 19, 2019. 

 

“Bringing Feet to Ground:  Employing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to Create edTPA Aligned Lessons.”  Senior Capstone for Education Majors, Spelman College, September 7, 2018.

 

Sankofa Movie Screening and Panel Discussion (panelist).”  Albany State University English, Modern Languages and Mass Communication Department & EM-SEAS Fall Colloquium, October 4-5, 2016.

 

“Hidden Scripts in Public Spaces.”  Albany State University College of Education Brown Bag Lecture Series, February 25, 2015.

 

“Looking Back to Move Forward:  Using African American History in Teaching.”  Teaching in the Urban South, Cedar Grove High School, April 21, 2012.

 

“Ontological Conceptualizations that Direct Pedagogical Practice among the Akan and Yoruba of West Africa.”  The Florida Africana Studies Consortium Workshop for Teachers, Florida Memorial University, Miami, FL, May 8, 2007.

 

“Beauty and the Beast:  Representations of Black Beauty in Popular Print Media.”  Diamonds in the Rough Mentoring Retreat, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 5, 2007.

 

“Hip Hop:  Beyond the Beat.”  J.C. Hill, Jr. Forensic Society Lecture Series, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA, November 8, 2005.

 

 

AWARDS AND FUNDING

 

2020     University System of Georgia Chancellor Learning Scholar

 

2018     Title III Grant from Albany State University, Holley Institute, $34,000

 

2016     Researcher of the Year, College of Education, Albany State University

 

2015     Best New Scholar, Awarded by Written Communication

 

2015     Awarded Internal Grant for the formation of a Social Justice Faculty Learning

             Community, Albany State University, $7600

 

2012       Jacqueline Jordan Irvine Award for Exemplary Paper in Multicultural Education

 

2009     National Council of Black Studies Summer Fellow

 

2008      Emory University Diversity Fellowship for Doctoral Study Award

 

March 21, 2004               2nd Place Essay Award      $500

Awarded by the National Council for Black Studies

Paper Entitled:  “The Pouring Down of African-ness:  An Holistic Account of African People’s Movement Through Time and Space”

 

April 22, 2004                 2nd Place Essay Award      $500

Awarded by the U.S. Congressional Black Caucus and the 100 Black Men of America

Paper Entitled:  “A Tree is Known by the Fruit it Bears:  A Cursory Analysis of the Brown v. Board of Education Decision of 1954

 

 

RELEVANT SPECIAL TRAINING

 

2017     Participant                      Quality Matters Training for Online Instruction

2014     Certified                        Mental Health First Aid Responder

2014     Participant                      D2L Training, Albany State University

2014     Participant                      Community Engagement Workshop, Albany State University

2011     Participant                      Introduction to Grant Writing, Emory University

2011     Selected Participant          3-Day Intensive Grant Writing Workshop, Emory University

2011     Individual Study                          University Supervision Instruction, Emory University

2010     Participant                      Introduction to Grant Proposal Writing, Emory University

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

  • Editorial Board, Literacy Research:  Theory, Method and Practice, Volume 70
  • Editorial Board, Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America
  • Co-Editor of Special Issue on STEM education, Journal of Multicultural Education
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Multicultural Education
  • Proposal Reviewer, National Youth At-Risk Conference

 

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

 

  • First Year Experience Redesign Committee, Present
  • Provost Faculty Fellow, Present
  • TEACH Student Organization, Co-Advisor, 2015 – Present
  • Co-Coordinator, Albany State University Educator Summit, 2018, 2020, Present
  • Lead Faculty, Faculty Learning Community on Assessment, 2019
  • Director, Holley Institute, Summer 2018
  • Executive Council Member, Albany State University Faculty Senate, 2017- 2018
  • Faculty Senator, College of Education, 2016-2018
  • Member, Research and Scholarship Committee, Department (Formerly College) of Education, Albany State University, 2014- 2019
  • Member, Department (formerly College) of Education Grievance Committee, 2014 – Present
  • Secretary, Research and Scholarship Committee, College of Education, Albany State University, 2015-2018
  • Director, Academy for Future Teachers Summer Program, 2014-2017
  • Project Director, CREST-ed Subaward AFT and Residency Program ($255,328 Budget), 2014-2017
  • Search Committee Member, Provost Fellow Search, 2016
  • OWG Committee Member, 2016
  • Graduate Student Organization Advisor, 2015-2016
  • Co-Chair, University Graduate Council, Albany State University, 2015-2016
  • Managing Fellow, Social Justice Faculty Learning Community, Albany State University, 2015-2016

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONAL AFFILIATIONS

 

  • American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASAALH)
  • National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME)
  • National Council for Black Studies (NCBS)