Current Scholar

Adrian Neely

Adrian Neely
Academic Institution: Georgia State University Location: Georgia Cohort Start Year: 2016 Research Topics: Education, Health Disparities, Violence and Trauma Population Served: Youth
PHD STUDENT, EDUCATION (POLICY AND PROGRAM EVALUATION, TEACHER EDUCATION, CULTURALLY RELEVANT PEDAGOGY)

FOCUS
Neely’s research includes understanding how schools that self-identify as trauma-sensitive, are accountable to their student population through policy implementation at the micro and macro levels. She is particularly interested in education and health outcomes of students attending schools that function as a system of care to understand if schools are mitigators or perpetrators of trauma.

MORE ABOUT ADRIAN
Adrian Neely is a second-year doctoral student in the Middle and Secondary Education Department with a concentration on Teaching and Teacher Education at Georgia State University. She earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Education from the University of Georgia. Adrian began her educational career as a high school science instructor in the Atlanta metropolitan area. She has served as an Aerospace Education Specialist for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), serving urban and rural communities throughout the United States. Neely has provided leadership and coordination of policy implementation in state government at the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.

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