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Debra Lindsay Prince

Professor
Email: Dr. Prince
Telephone: (662) 325-7055
Office: 250 Allen Hall
Dr. Prince's Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Special Education, B.S., Mississippi State University
  • Special Education, M.Ed., Mississippi State University
  • Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Research Interests

  • The effects of poverty on the education and well-being of children

Courses Taught

  • Functions and Methods of Educational Research (EDF 8363)
  • Educational Research Design (EDF 9373)
  • Using Data for School Improvement (EDL 8433)
  • Evaluation of School Programs (EDF 8443)
  • History of Education in the United States (EDF8393)
  • Issues in Education (EDF 8383)
  • Social Foundations of Education (EDF 3333)

Selected Publications

  • Prince, D. L., & Howard, E. M. (2002). Meeting the basic needs of children. Early Childhood Education Journal. 30(1).
  • Prince, D. L., Pepper, K., & Brocato, D. K. (2006). The importance of making the well- being of children in poverty a priority. Early Childhood Education Journal. 34 (1).
  • Prince, D. L., Triplett, K., & Lindsey, G. (2006). Katrina and NCLB: Mandates but no provisions. Exchange Quarterly. 10(3).
  • Prince, D. L., & Grace, C. (2002). Between the Lions. Mississippi Literacy Initiative. Public Broadcasting Service Web site: http://www.pbskids.org/lions/about/mississippi.html

Grants

  • Mississippi Institutes of Higher Learning. Teachers as Researchers Improving Practice. 98,035.00 (Co-PI). March 21, 2005 – April 30, 2006.
  • Mississippi Department of Education. An Evaluation of Family Literacy Programs. 98,590.00. (Co-PI) July 1, 2001 – June 30, 2002.
  • Mississippi Educational Network, Public Broadcasting System (PBS). BETWEEN THE LIONS Mississippi Literacy Project. (Co-PI). 176,063.00. August 1, 2001 – June 30, 2002.
  • Barksdale Reading Institute. A Qualitative Analysis of the Implementation of the Barksdale Reading Institute Program. (Co-PI). 31,000.00. 2001 - 2002.

Selected Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Research consultant
  • External project evaluator
  • Executive Board Member of the Boys and Girls Club of the Golden Triangle

Personal Interests

  • Cooking and cake decorating
  • Fishing
  • Reading