FRED: Faculty Research Expertise Database

FRED: Faculty Research Expertise Database

Cheryl Fields-Smith

Title: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Department: EDUCATIONAL THEORY & PRACTICE
College / School: COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Email: cfields@uga.edu
Campus Address: 0624D ADERHOLD HALL
110 CARLTON ST.
ATHENS, GA
30602
706-542-8005

Research Interests

family involvement, sociocultural context of teaching and learning, multicultural education, homeschooling among African American families, and African American educational history. I conduct phenomenological studies using qualitative methodology and a multi-phased interview approach.I am also interested in conducting community service and outreach that leads to research and activism related to teaching and learning and developing home-school partnerships.

Sponsored Projects

PI / Co-PI Project Title Sponsor Amount ($) Project Period Other Investigators
PI EXTREME INVOLVEMENT: AN INVESTIGATION OF HOME SCHOOLING AMONG BLACK FAMILIES SPENCER FOUNDATION 40,000.00 4/1/2006 to 6/30/2008