Jeffrey Herron

Dr. Jeffrey Herron

SOE Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator/ECE and IECE Louisville Coordinator and Associate Professor of Education
Louisville Education Center

Dr. Jeffrey Herron came to Campbellsville University in the fall of 2017. Prior coming to Campbellsville University he previously worked at Jefferson County Public Schools, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Spalding University, and Miami University. Dr. Herron’s research area includes cultural diversity, African-American families, non-residential fathers, and poverty.

Eastern Kentucky University, Ed.D (2016); Campbellsville University, MMFT (2024);
Miami University, MS (2008); Eastern Kentucky University, BS (2006);
University of South Florida, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workplace Certification;
Kentucky Education Trainer’s Credential; Google Certified Educator

Recent Articles Publications:
Strategies for Student Support During a Global Crisis. (2021). IGI Global.
(co-editor, peer reviewed)

Transitioning Courses During COVID-19: Strategies, Processes, and Lessons Learned by Three Black Faculty at Primarily White Institutions. (2021). In Herron, J. D., & Douglas, T. (Ed.), Strategies for Student Support During a Global Crisis (pp. 99-125). (contributing author, peer reviewed)

Racialized Perceptions of School Violence Suspensions of African-American Students. (2021). In Management Association, I. (Ed.), Research Anthology on Empowering Marginalized Communities and Mitigating Racism and Discrimination (pp. 1284-1302). (contributing author, peer reviewed)

Potential Causes of Mass School Shooting Incidents: A Look Into Bullying, Mental Illness, and Zero-Tolerance Policies. (2021). In Management Association, I. (Ed.), Research Anthology on School Shootings, Peer Victimization, and Solutions for Building Safer Educational Institutions (pp. 190-206). (contributing author, peer reviewed)

Connecting STEM Rich Learning Environments With Environmental Education. (2020). In Huertas-Abril, C., & Gómez-Parra, M. E. (Ed.), International Perspectives on Modern Developments in Early Childhood Education (pp. 213-232). (contributing author, peer reviewed)

Recent Presentations:
Building bridges between home, school, and community partnerships through curriculum and assessment. (2019), National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, Nashville, TN.

Mentoring: Bridging the gap for African American male student success. (2019), National Academic Advising Association Annual Conference, Louisville, KY.

Montessori: Virtual field trips. (2019), Christian Montessori Fellowship International Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Service to the Profession: Ad-Hoc reviewer for International Journal of Smart Education and Urban Society, Journal of Negro Education, and IGI Global publications. Proposal reviewer for National Research Conference on Early Childhood.

Campus Committees: Vice Chair Faculty Forum; Chapel Committee; Raising Awareness on Bias; SOE CAEP Standard 3; SOE Graduate Faculty Committee; SOE Diversity Committee

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