College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University
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PhD, University of Florida
Assistant Professor
Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning

Contact Information

Send email to Dr. Dodman

Phone: (703) 993-3841
Fax: (703) 993-9380

George Mason University
Fairfax Campus
Thompson Hall 2504
4400 University Dr.
MS 1E8
Fairfax, VA 22030

Profile

Stephanie Dodman is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Education, College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Dodman teaches courses in the foundations of education, as well as in curriculum and instruction. She joined the faculty in fall 2011 after earning her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Florida. Dr. Dodman recently joined the Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning program, after spending two years in the Elementary Education program. Her research surrounds issues in educational equity, particularly in regards to teacher learning and teacher professional development for high-needs schools and inclusive classrooms.

Research Interests

  • Teacher learning and leadership
  • High-needs school improvement
  • Job-embedded teacher professional development
  • School-university partnerships

Recent Publications

Bacevich, A., Dodman, S., Hall, L., & Ludwig, M. (in press). Building a research agenda and developing solutions for challenges in clinical experiences in preservice teacher preparation. In E. Hollins (Ed.), Designing teacher preparation for quality teaching.
  
Parsons, S. A., Parsons, A. W., Richey, L. N., Dodman, S. L., & Scales, W. D. (in press). Year 1 of a longitudinal literacy professional development initiative in an urban school. Journal of School Connections.
  
Dodman, S. L., Fulginiti, K., Campet, M., Cavallero, R., Hopkins, A., & Onidi, C. (2014). Preparing social justice oriented teachers: The potential role of action research in the PDS. School-University Partnerships, 7(1), 85-100.
  
Dodman, S. L. (2014). A vivid illustration of leadership: Principals actions propel struggling school’s turnaround. Journal of Staff Development, 35(1), 56-62.
  
Parsons, A. W., Richey, L. N., Parsons, S. A., & Dodman, S. L. (2013). How do teachers change their practice? Case studies of two teachers in a literacy professional development initiative. 35th Yearbook of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 127-141.
 
Parsons, S. A., Dodman, S. L., & Burrowbridge, S. C. (2013). Broadening the view of differentiated instruction. Phi Delta Kappan, 95(1), 38-42.
 
Parsons, A. W., Parsons, S. A., & Dodman, S. L. (2012). Lessons learned from a longitudinal literacy professional development initiative. Making Literacy Connections, 27, 6-11.
 
Ross, D. D., Adams, A. J., Bondy, E., Dana, N. F., Dodman, S. L., & Swain, C. R. (2011). Preparing teacher leaders: The impact of a cohort-based, job-embedded, blended teacher leadership program. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27(8), 1213-1222.
 
Dodman, S. L., Fulginiti, K., Campet, M., Cavallero, R., Hopkins, A., & Onidi, C. (2013). Recognizing choice: Working for social justice with action research. In K. Zenkov, D. Corrigan, & R. Beebe. (Eds.), Professional development schools and social justice: Schools and universities partnering to make a difference. Lanham, MA: Lexington Books.
 
Ross, D. D., Adams, A. J., Bondy, E., Dana, N. F., Dodman, S. L., & Swain, C. R. (2011). Preparing teacher leaders: The impact of a cohort-based, job-embedded, blended teacher leadership program. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27(8), 1213-1222.
  
Ross, D. D., Dodman, S. L., & Vescio, V. (2010). The impact of teacher preparation for high-need schools. In A. J. Stairs & K. A. Donnell (Eds.), Research on urban teacher learning: The role of contextual factors across the professional continuum. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishers.