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Kenneth H. Brinson, Jnr.

Assistant Professor

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Kenneth H. Brinson, Jnr., was born and raised in Sanford, North Carolina and attended public schools there. He attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for undergraduate and graduate degrees and earned a doctor of philosophy degree at Pennsylvania State University, where he was a James Naddeo Scholar.

Professionally, Ken has been a middle school and high school teacher, coach, and administrator. He served on the faculty of the University of Texas at El Paso for three years and, most recently, on the faculty of North Carolina State University for thirteen years,  where he was Director of Distance Education, Director of Professional Internships, and Director of the North Carolina Principal Fellows. He also serves on the International Faculty of Ramkhamhaeng University in Bangkok, Thailand and on the Board of Advisers for the University of Technology in Jamaica.

Ken has taught and lectured across the United States and in China, Sweden, Jamaica, Canada, Mexico, Thailand, Zimbabwe, and at Oxford University in England..

Personal Statement

“It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot, irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.” - Jacob Bronowski


Areas of Expertise

Educational Administration Preparation, Practicum/Internship Activities, Case Study Research, Dissertation/Thesis Writing, Invitational Education

Current Research

I am currently co-authoring a book with Dr. Linda Warner entitled “The Vision Keepers: Strategies for Urban Indian Educators,” to be published in 2014.

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. 1997 The Pennsylvania State University, M.Ed. 1994 University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.S. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.F.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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