Faculty and Staff

The faculty and staff in the School of Instructional Technology and Innovation are highly-qualified individuals dedicated to advancing education through the use of technology. The faculty are outstanding teachers who care about the success of their students. They have strong research agendas and maintain memberships and provide active leadership in professional organizations in Instructional Technology such as ISTE, AACE, and GaETC. The staff are committed leaders who have expertise in a wide range of areas and provide high quality customer service on a daily basis. The School of Instructional Technology and Innovation is committed to serving our candidates and preparing them to transform schools into digital-age learning environments that engage K-12 students and facilitate participation in our global community.



  • Jabari Cain

    Jabari Cain Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Jabari CainPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-2328
    Email: jcain35@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2330

    Dr. Cain teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the Instructional Technology Department.
  • Laurie Dias

    Laurie Dias Professor of Instructional Technology

    Laurie Brantley-DiasPosition:
    Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-2747
    Email: ldias@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2333

    Dr. Laurie Brantley-Dias is a  Professor at Instructional Technology. She teaches graduate level courses on technology integration, internet tools, instructional technology trends, and research in instructional technology. She holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University as well as a M.S. in Library Science and B.A. in English from Western Kentucky University.  She is a former English/Language Arts teacher, media specialist and instructional technology specialist. 

    Her research and scholarship interests include 1) using technology to facilitate teachers' professional growth, development and reflection, 2) technological pedagogical content knowledge, and 3) using technology to foster learning in informal education spaces. You can view the publication at the following link: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=S3Vm91MAAAAJ

  • Yvonne Earnshaw

    Yvonne Earnshaw Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

    Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-6798
    Email: yearnsha@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2319

  • Tricia Frazier

    Tricia Frazier Lecturer of Instructional Technology

    Lecturer of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3262
    Email: tcauffie@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2117

  • Julia Fuller

    Julia Fuller Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

    Julia FullerPosition:
    Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-2817
    Email: jfulle40@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2325

    Dr. Fuller coordinates the ITEC M.Ed. program and the Online Teaching Endorsement (OTE) and Certification (OTC) programs. She teaches online graduate courses related to technology leadership, professional learning, online teaching, and personalized learning. She also teaches blended undergraduate technology integration courses. Prior her 2013 appointment in the KSU ITEC Department, Dr. Fuller served seven years as a K-12 district-level Instructional Technology Specialist and an Instructional Technology Coach in addition to 13 years as a K-5 educator. She holds a Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialty in educational technology from the University of Florida, an Educational Specialist (Ed.S) in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida, and a Master of Arts (M.A) in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Mathematics, Science, and Technology from the University of South Florida. Dr. Fuller also maintains GaPSC Instructional Technology and Media Specialist (P-12) certifications. Her research interests include online and blended educator professional development and instructional technology coaching techniques. View CV
  • Jason Harron

    Jason Harron Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    J HarronPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-2787
    Email: jharron@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2337

    Dr. Jason Harron is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology & Innovation and engages in research focused on the intersection of creativity, technology, and the arts. He holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Texas at Austin, where he co-founded the UTeach Maker program and wrote his dissertation on interdisciplinary learning between artists and engineers. Dr. Harron has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications, which include scholarship about the maker movement in K-12 education, Facebook and Twitter as an additional social space in MOOCs, agent-based modeling, and virtual reality in pre-service teacher education. His current scholarly interests include enriching STEM and the arts through creative computing, investigating how to scale and sustain CAD modeling and 3D printing standard literacies at the undergraduate education, and exploring how AR/VR-based models and simulations alter perspective-taking. In addition, Dr. Harron is the co-chair of SITE SIG Maker. 
  • Yeol Huh

    Yeol Huh Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

    Assistant Professor of Instructional Design and Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-6153
    Email: yhuh@kennesaw.edu
    Location: BEB 353

  • Yi Jin

    Yi Jin Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Yi JinPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3814
    Email: yjin8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2334

    Dr. Jin specializes in Instructional Technology and Literacy Education. Her research concerns the integration of educational technologies in the PK-20 classrooms, with emphasis on teacher education, technology integration in the literacy curriculum, and emerging technologies such as 1:1 programs and makerspaces. She conducts research projects using the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework and focusing on teacher education, professional development and coaching, maker education, and coding and computational thinking.
  • Dabae Lee

    Dabae Lee Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

    Dabae LeePosition:
    Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-4520
    Email: dlee159@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2328

    Dabae Lee, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Instructional Technology at Kennesaw State University, received a M.S. and Ph.D. in Instructional Technology and a M.S. in Inquiry Methodology at Indiana University. She has received several awards, the Young Researcher Award, Emerging Scholar Award, and Outstanding Presentation Awards from the Association of Educational Technology and Communications and the President Research and Creativity Award from her previous institution. Her research interests include personalized learning, roles of technology in personalized learning, student collaboration, online learning design, active learning spaces, and research methods in Instructional Technology. 
  • Julie Moore

    Julie Moore Associate Professor

    Julie MoorePosition:
    Associate Professor

    Phone: (470) 578-4362
    Email: jmoor151@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2332

    Dr. Moore is an Associate Professor of Instructional Technology. She serves as Program Coordinator for Ed.D. and Ed.S. Advanced Track programs. She also serves as the Distance Learning Coordinator for the Bagwell College of Education, assisting faculty and departments in putting courses and programs online. Her research interests include collaborative models of teacher professional learning, technology supports for teacher professional learning, technology integration in B-12 environments, and supporting online faculty. Her most recent projects include studying online Critical Friends Groups and researching virtual coaches.
  • Traci Redish

    Traci Redish Professor of Instructional Technology

    Traci RedishPosition:
    Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3349
    Email: tredish@kennesaw.edu
    Location: BEB 311

    The Chair provides leadership, vision, strategic planning, and coordination for the instructional, research, and service programs offered by the Department of Instructional Technology.
  • Tiffany Roman

    Tiffany Roman Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3928
    Email: troman5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2329

    The scholarship of Dr. Roman focuses on three key areas: (1) the design and development of learning technologies at the secondary and post-secondary level; (2) pedagogical interactions within Active Learning Classrooms; (3) design education, broadly conceived. Dr. Roman is currently the PI on a $67,000 Steelcase Active Learning Center Grant awarded in May 2019. She is conducting research as part of the grant within an 8th grade science/ESOL classroom at Marietta Middle School through Spring 2021. You can view the publications of Dr. Roman at the following link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tiffany_Roman

    Dr. Roman is a former elementary, middle, and high school teacher, having taught 5th grade (self-contained) and 7-12 grade art and design in Dallas, TX. She earned her BFA in Design and M.Ed. from the University of Notre Dame and earned her PhD in Instructional Systems Technology from Indiana University.

  • Jo Williamson

    Jo Williamson Professor of Instructional Technology

    Jo WilliamsonPosition:
    Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-2232
    Email: jwill157@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2331

    Dr. Williamson coordinates the ITEC Ed.S. (Initial Certification Track) program and teaches graduate technology courses related to technology integration, digital citizenship, and technology staffing/business management. Prior to joining the KSU faculty in 2005, Dr. Williamson served as the Director of Technology for Waukegan, IL Public Schools; the Director of Area One Technology Hub serving 307 school districts in Northeastern Illinois; and the Director of Technology & Media for the Georgia Department of Education. She holds an M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction/English from the University of Kansas, Lawrence; and a Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on learning technologies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Her scholarship activities center on technology coaching in K-12 schools.
  • Matthew Wilson

    Matthew Wilson Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Mathew WilsonPosition:
    Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-3171
    Email: mwils268@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2336

    Dr. Matthew L. Wilson is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology for the Bagwell College of Education at Kennesaw State University. Dr. Wilson graduated from the University of Florida with a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction focusing on Educational Technology and a minor in Research and Evaluation Methodology. Additionally, Dr. Wilson holds a MAT focused on early childhood and elementary education from Willamette University. Dr. Wilson educational career ranges from PreK to Adults. As a educator in higher education, he has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses for teacher preparation to integrate technology for teaching and learning at both Kennesaw State University and the University of Florida. Prior to working in higher education, Dr. Wilson taught for eleven years internationally. Immediately prior to his doctoral studies, Dr. Wilson taught elementary school at an international school in Seoul. Before that, he taught English to pre-school and early elementary aged children in Korea. Dr. Wilson’s research focuses on the preparation of teachers for integrating technology in classrooms and analysis of technology use by teachers. He has been published in Computers & Education, the Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE), and the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education (among others), as well as presented nationally and internationally. Dr. Wilson has received research awards from AERA and AECT.

    Serving the broad educational technology community, Dr. Wilson is an active member of AERA SIG-TACTL. He actively serves as an Associate Editor for JRTE, from which he won the Reviewer of the Year Award for 2020.

    Current information on existing and ongoing Dr. Wilson's research can be found on the Faculty Web.

  • Jim Wright

    Jim Wright Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

    Jim WrightPosition:
    Associate Professor of Instructional Technology

    Phone: (470) 578-4739
    Email: jwright@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2326

    Dr. Wright teaches undergraduate courses and graduate technology courses. His research agenda focused on teaching and learning, technology integration in the classroom, and the design, development and delivery of online instruction. View CV


  • Andy Boyle

    Andy Boyle Interim Director iTeach

    Interim Director iTeach

    Phone: (470) 578-6573
    Email: aeb3319@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2115

  • Jean Bramlett

    Jean Bramlett Office Manager

    Pamela BoyerPosition:
    Office Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-3412
    Email: wbramle4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2111

    I support the Instructional Technology and iTeach Department faculty and staff. Responsible for the fiscal transactions, travel, equipment inventory, and contractual billings & deposits.
  • Gail Dasher

    Gail Dasher Office Manager

    Gail DasherPosition:
    Office Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-3262
    Email: gdasher@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2117

    I serve as an Administrative Associate for the Instructional Technology Dept as well as the iTeach Department.
  • Kellie Hebblethwaite

    Kellie Hebblethwaite Program Manager, TRAC

    Kellie HebblethwaitePosition:
    Program Manager, TRAC

    Phone: (470) 578-6623
    Email: khebblet@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2004

    Teacher Resource and Activity Corner
  • Helen Maddox

    Helen Maddox Instructional Technology Coach

    Helen MaddoxPosition:
    Instructional Technology Coach

    Phone: (470) 578-2746
    Email: hmaddox5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2109

    As the Instructional Technology Coach for the Bagwell College of Education, I facilitate the instructional design, development, implementation and evaluation of technology integration. I collaborate with faculty and students on the integration of instructional technologies and reinforce best teaching practices.
  • Stephen Rahn

    Stephen Rahn Instructional Designer

    Stephen RahmPosition:
    Instructional Designer

    Phone: (470) 578-7617
    Email: srahn@kennesaw.edu
    Location: House 3203-121

    As the instructional Designer for BCOE I work with all faculty members to design and enhance their online courses.
  • Dee Rule

    Dee Rule Office manager, TRAC

    Dee RulePosition:
    Office manager, TRAC

    Phone: (470) 578-3670
    Email: drule2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: BEB 316

    I maintain records for TRAC and maintain the TRAC web site. I provide customer service to TRAC constituents.
  • Eileen Taylor

    Eileen Taylor Information Technology Services - Technology Support Specialist

    Eileen TaylorPosition:
    Information Technology Services - Technology Support Specialist

    Phone: (470) 578-6999
    Email: ftaylor9@kennesaw.edu
    Location: KH 2320

    As one of the technology support specialists, I am responsible for helping faculty and staff with any of their technical issues with technology.