Ph.D., Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
M.Ed., Educational Leadership, University of New Orleans
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of New Orleans
B.S., Sociology, Loyola University of New Orleans
Elizabeth K. Jeffers is a tenure track assistant professor in the College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Human Development at the University of New Orleans. Before coming UNO as a faculty member, she served as a Dean’s Doctoral Research Fellow at Georgia State University, taught courses in research methods and statistics, and earned a post-graduate certificate in Qualitative Research. Prior to her doctoral work, Dr. Jeffers spent close to a decade as an educator in New Orleans public schools. Her teaching and research are primarily concerned with socio-cultural-historical contexts of education, educational leadership for equity and justice, research ethics and methods, educational policy, community-based public schools, and restorative approaches to juvenile justice.
Area of Expertise
Educational Policy Studies, Research Methods, Educational Leadership, Sociology of Education