Scholarly Contributions



Throughout her career, Dr. Wilson has given back to the profession by teaching the next generation of teachers and teacher leaders. She considers this one of her greatest investments. She’s taught Qualitative Research, Methods and Materials of Teaching in Secondary Content Areas, Methods of Teaching Secondary English, College-Level English, and Instructional Media Courses.


Her research interests include equity and access for underserved populations, education reform, and women in education. Through her research, she aims to support new ways of thinking, learning, and leading for the 21st Century. She has shared her research at regional and national conferences. Also, she has a published chapter in the two book volume Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding despite inequity, discrimination and other challenges and was a contributor and editor for the book, Women in Education, Narratives of challenge and change.

Dr. Wilson and Teacher Candidate in Content Session
Show me and I understand…Candidate giving it a try.


Dr. Wilson has served on multiple committees, reviewed a myriad of articles for publication, and created a long list of program firsts. Among them were the Paraprofessionals ExCEL program where she worked with school districts to create a seamless pathway for paras to become certified teachers; Education Week where she increased student interests and engagement in the teacher education profession, and the Teacher Quality Academy, where she spearheaded the reflective practice initiative.

Plaquemines School District Leaders Partners w/Dr. Wilson for Paras ExCEL

Fellow Presenters and Dr. Wilson at AABHE Conference
Speaking to a group of 1st year African-American male teachers

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