National and State

Editorial Positions

Associate Editor, Theory & Research in Social Education, 2014-present
Interdisciplinary Education Feature Editor, Social Studies Research and Practice, 2010-2014

Review Boards, Editorial Boards, and Invited Reviews

Member, Editorial Review Board, Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2014-present
Member, Board of Reviewers, Journal of Social Studies Research, 2009-present

Member, Board of Reviewers, Social Studies Research and Practice, 2008-present
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Sociological Research, 2009-present
Guest Reviewer, Teachers College Record, 2011
Guest Reviewer, Theory & Research in Social Education, 2009; 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014
Guest Reviewer, The High School Journal, 2009; 2013
Guest Reviewer, The History Teacher (Book Reviews), 2008; 2009; 2010
Guest Reviewer, Teacher Education and Practice, 2010; 2011
Guest Reviewer, Research in the Teaching of English, 2010; 2011
Guest Reviewer, NASSP Bulletin, 2011
Guest Reviewer, Educational Studies, 2011
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2012
Guest Reviewer, Educational Researcher, 2012

Guest Reviewer, Education Sciences, 2012
Guest Reviewer, MERLOT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, 2013
Guest Reviewer, Language Arts, 2013, 2014
Guest Reviewer, SAGE Open, 2014
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2015
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Political Science Education, 2015
Guest Reviewer, Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 2015
Reviewer, Book Proposal for Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2013
Reviewer, Book Proposal for Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2013
Member, Editorial Advisory Board for Teacher Education Programs and Online Learning Tools: Innovations in Teacher Preparation (R. Hartshorne, T. Heafner, & T. Petty, Eds.)
Member, Editorial Advisory Board for Emerging Priorities and Trends in Distance Education: Communication, Pedagogy, and Technology (V. Yuzer & G. Eby, Eds.)
Reviewer, American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Book Award, 2014
Chapter Reviewer, Handbook of Social Studies Research, 2015

Membership in Professional Organizations

American Educational Research Association (AERA)
        --Division C--Learning and Instruction
        --Research in Social Studies Education SIG
        --Teaching History SIG
        --Foucault and Education SIG
College and University Faculty Assembly (CUFA) of the National Council for the Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
North Carolina Council for the Social Studies (NCCSS)
North Carolina Professors of Social Studies Education (NCPSSE)
International Society for the Social Studies (ISSS)

Service Within Professional Organizations

Program Chair, Research in Social Studies SIG, 2014-2015
Assistant Program Chair, Research in Social Studies SIG, 2013-2014
Newsletter Editor, Research in Social Studies SIG, 2012-2013

Reviewer,  Conference Proposals, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
        --Division B (Curriculum Studies)
                --Section 5 (Studies in History and Philosophy)--2008
        --Division C (Learning and Instruction)
                --Section 1b (Humanities, Social Sciences, and Fine Arts)--2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
                --Section 7 (Technology Research)--2008; 2009
        --Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education)
                --Section 2 (Quality Teaching of PK-12 Students)--2011
        --Social Studies Research SIG--2009; 2011; 2012; 2013
        --Teaching History SIG--2012; 2013, 2014

Discussant, AERA Annual Meeting
        --2013 (Social Studies Research SIG Paper Session entitled, "Critical Issues and Innovations in Social Studies Research and Practice")

Session Chair, AERA Annual Meeting
2015 (Division C, Section 1b Paper session entitled, “Critical Perspectives on Pedagogy Across Content Areas”)
        --2014 (Teaching History SIG Paper Session entitled, "Media, Imagery, and History Education")
        --2013 (Division C, Section 1b Roundtable Session entitled, "Trends and Issues in Civic Education")
        --2013 (Teaching History SIG Roundtable Session entitled, "Global Perspectives on History Education")
        --2012 (Division K, Section 2 Roundtable Session entitled, "New Possibilities in Social Studies Education")

Member, CUFA Executive Board, 2013-2016
CUFA Representative to the Government & Political Relations Standing Committee of NCSS, 2009-2015
Faculty Mentor, CUFA Graduate Student Mentoring Program, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Reviewer, CUFA Conference Proposals, 2009; 2010; 2011, 2012, 2013
Reviewer, CUFA Graduate Student Proposals, 2009
Discussant, CUFA Conference, 2011, 2013
Discussant, CUFA Graduate Student Roundtables, 2013, 2014

Board of Directors, 2012-2015
Chair, Scholarships and Grants Committee, 2013-2015

President, 2013-2015
President-Elect, 2011-2013


University Service

Member, Chancellor's Budget Sounding Board, 2013-present
Chair, Faculty Senate Budget Committee, 2013-present
Keynote Speaker, UNCG Chancellor's New Student Convocation, 2014
School of Education Representative, Faculty Senate Budget Committee, 2012-2013
Faculty Advisor, UNCG chapter of Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity, 2013-present
Panelist, UNCG Merit Awards Program Student Interviews, 2011

School of Education/Departmental Service

Secondary Social Studies Program Coordinator, 2009-present
Member of the Secondary Teacher Education Program, 2009-present
Member of the Middle Grades Teacher Education Program, 2009-present
Chair of the TEHE Search Committee for Elementary Social Studies Faculty Member, 2012-2013
Member of the School of Education Instructional Technology Coordinator Search Committee, 2014
Member of the TEHE Annual Review Committee, 2014-present
Member of the TEHE Search Committee for Elementary Literacy Faculty Member, 2010-2011
Member of the TEHE Search Committee for Secondary Mathematics Faculty Member, 2009-2010
Member of the School of Education Technology SIG, 2012-present
Member of the Council of Program Coordinators in the School of Education, 2009-present
Assistant Professor Representative, School of Education Faculty Council, 2013-present
Member, Ad Hoc Promotion and Tenure Review Committee, 2015
Member of the UNCG Teaching Fellows Advisory Board, 2014-present
Kappa Delta Pi Faculty Advisor, 2012-present
Faculty Mentor for Dr. Jeannette Alarcon, 2013-present
Coordinator of annual TEHE doctoral student job talk symposium, 2011-present.
Discussant/Moderator for the Triad Teacher Researchers Conference at UNCG, 2011, 2012, 2014
Reader, School of Education Commencement Ceremony, 2011; 2012, 2013, 2014
Panelist, Teacher's Academy OSTE Training, 2011

Student Advising

Education Advisor, secondary social studies undergraduate seniors
Advisor and Committee Chair, secondary social studies M.Ed. (CPT & TLT) students

Co-Chair, Jayme N. Linton, Summer 2014, A Case Study of an Electronic Learning Community as a Community of Practice for New and Veteran Online Teachers (Assistant Professor, Lenoir-Rhyne University)

Co-Chair, Lisa Brown Buchanan, Spring 2012, Using Film to Think Historically About the Civil Rights Movement With Elementary Preservice Teachers (Assistant Professor, UNC-Wilmington)

Committee Member, Allison Palmadessa, Spring 2014, Higher Education and the Discursive Construction of American National Identity, 1946-2013 (Assistant Professor, Greensboro College)

In Progress:

Co-Chair, Cheryl Ayers (TEHE), Fall 2010-present
Co-Chair, Miguel Gomez (TEHE), Fall 2011-present
Co-Chair, Mary Beth Murphy (TEHE), Fall 2012-present
Committee Member, Ben McFadyen (LIS/TEHE), Fall 2013-present

Community Service

Community guest speaker, Dalton McMichael High School, 8/29/14

Presented a session entitled Historical Inquiry: The Kent State Shootings at the Guilford County Schools Social Studies Institute, 8/21/13.  I also presented this session at  Guilford County Schools Middle Grades social studies inservices on 11/7/13 and 8/20/14.

Helping to create a Professional Development School at Ben Smith High School as part of STEP