Graduate Research Assistant
Josie L. Andrews, M.S. is a Graduate Research Assistant for Teaching & Learning Innovation. In her role, Andrews primarily provides support for the completion of research projects within the unit, managing projects related to faculty development, TU initiatives, or annual events, and assisting in the development and preparation of workshops and programs.
Andrews is a doctoral candidate in the Educational Psychology and Counseling Department. She is pursuing a PhD in Educational Psychology and Research with an emphasis in Adult Learning. She earned a M.S. in Adult Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instructional Design from Troy University. She also earned an MBA with a concentration in General Management from Troy University.
Andrews’s passion for and commitment to the field of Adult Education have been exemplified through her scholarly engagements like presentations, publications, and volunteering. Her national and regional presentations and publications focus on the experiences of minority populations within dominate learning spaces. As a qualitative researcher, her research interests include adult learning, professional identity, gender, class, and race in educational spaces, workplace bullying, and incivility.
In addition, Andrews volunteers at the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education as a member of the Board of Directors as well as director for the Commission for Graduate Students of Adult Education.