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Oklahoma State University

School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership New Faculty

Monday, December 1, 2014

The College of Education welcomed 11 new faculty members for 2014-15, including three in the School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership. Learn more about each of these individuals and the experience and expertise they bring to OSU.


Assistant Professor, Elementary Math/Science
Ph.D., Old Dominion University
Previously a graduate research assistant in the Center for Educational Partnerships at Old Dominion

“Stephanie Hathcock brings a wealth of knowledge in STEM education and research that will be highly beneficial to faculty collaborations and student mentorship. She has a clear research agenda in STEM education, citizen science, teacher professional development, and creativity in science. Her experience with interdisciplinary research teams will make her an asset to promoting STEM education work through the Center for Research in STEM Teaching and Learning.”
~ Toni Ivey, Assistant Professor, Elementary Science Education


Clinical Professor, Elementary Education
M.S., Elementary Education, OSU
Previously a principal in Stillwater Public Schools


“Jill Metzger comes directly to the college from Stillwater Public Schools, where she spent years as an upper-elementary classroom teacher followed by years as an elementary principal. She brings her practical experience in both those roles to benefit our pre-service teachers in elementary education. She will be teaching methods courses and overseeing the culminating courses of the elementary education program, including senior seminar and student teaching.”
~ Pam Brown, Head, School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership


Associate Professor, Foreign Language Education
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Previously at St. Lawrence University, New York


“Elvira Sanatullova-Allison has been a faculty member in public and private institutions of higher education, working with pre-service teachers in foreign language education and helping pre-service teachers understand about working with pre-K through 12th-grade students for whom English is not the first language. Her research in working with English language learners will enrich our programs.”
~ Pam Brown, Head, School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership