Associate Professor and Chair

Biography

Lara Willox is an Associate professor and chair of Educational Technology and Foundations. Her teaching and research focus on socially just and responsible education. As a social studies scholar she focuses her research agenda on social studies education, transformative education and the inclusion of LGBTQ topics in teacher preparation / K-12 schools. She is active in the National Council for the Social Studies. Prior to completing her doctorate at UNC Chapel Hill, she taught for twelve years in public elementary schools in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Education / Degrees

  • B.S., Elementary Education, East Carolina University, 1994
  • M.Ed., Elementary Education, University of North Carolina, 2005
  • PhD, Education, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2011
  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2019 Sections

    • EDUC-2120 (Exp Sociocult. Persp on Div Ed) Section: 01D
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E26

    Summer 2019 Sections

    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E26

    Spring 2019 Sections

    • EDUC-2120 (Exp Sociocult. Persp on Div Ed) Section: 05
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E25

    Fall 2018 Sections

    • ECSE-4761 (Teach Con & Proc: SS Dual Cert) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E27

    Summer 2018 Sections

    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E27

    Spring 2018 Sections

    • ECSE-4761 (Teach Con & Proc: SS Dual Cert) Section: 02
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E06

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • EDUC-2120 (Exp Sociocult. Persp on Div Ed) Section: 01D
    • ECSE-4761 (Teach Con & Proc: SS Dual Cert) Section: 01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E08

    Summer 2017 Sections

    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E08

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • EDUC-2120 (Exp Sociocult. Persp on Div Ed) Section: E03
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E10

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • EDSI-9923 (Lead for Diversity in 21st Cen) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E21

    Summer 2016 Sections

    • EDSI-9941 (Models of School Impr & Reform) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E21

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • EDSI-7385 (Spec. Topics in School Improve) Section: E02
    • ECED-8272 (Teacher as Leader) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9903 (Dissertation Mentoring Sec 3) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9923 (Lead for Diversity in 21st Cen) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E22

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • EDSI-9902 (Dissertation Mentoring Sec 2) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9941 (Models of School Impr & Reform) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E28

    Summer 2015 Sections

    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E28

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • ECED-8272 (Teacher as Leader) Section: E01
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: E01
  • Publication List

    Willox, L. & Brant, C. (Eds) (2019). It’s Being Done in Social Studies. Information Age Publishing Inc.

    Brant, C. & Willox, L. (2018). Walking the talk: Self-efficacy of social studies teacher educators in teaching about LGBTQ people and events. Oregon Journal of the Social Studies (6)2. [View Publication]

    Brant, C. & Willox, L. (2018). Southeastern teacher educator’s self-efficacy for addressing LGBT issues. Teacher Education Journal of South Carolina (TEJSC)