Drew Kemp

Program Director

Drew Kemp

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Education
Department of Advanced Studies & Innovation

College of Education
Department of Teaching and Leading

The Graduate School


  • EDD, Curriculum and Instruction University of Central Florida, 2007

  • MED, Curriculum and Instruction South Dakota State University, 1996

  • BA, English Language and Literatur University of South Florida, 1991

Awards & Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award The National Society of Leadership and Success, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • EDUC 7007

    Cultural Studies in Ed
  • EDEI 8165

    Curriculum Inquiry
  • EDEI 8163

    Seminar in Place-Based Educ.
  • EDEI 8162

    Adv Prin - Pedagogy & Learning
  • EDCI 7110

    Curriculum Studies
  • EDUC 2120

    Exploring Social-Cult Perspect
  • INQR 1000

    Fund. of Academic Inquiry
  • EDEI 8001

    Equity and Social Justice
  • EDTD 7910

    Thesis II

Teaching Interests

Social Justice, Curriculum Theory, Auto-ethnography, Lives of Faculty, Faculty Development


Selected Recent Publications

  • Expeccting the Unexpected: Improvisational Theater as a teaching tool., 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Imposter: A Postmodern Reflection on Life, Higher Education, and Authenticity, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • The Curriculum of I Am/We Are, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Dignity of the Calling: Educators Share the Beginnings of Their Journeys, 2018
    Book, Scholarly-New
  • Theorectial principles applied in the social studies classroom, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

College Service

  • EdD Steering Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • University Promotion and Tenure 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Governance and Communications 2018 - 2019

    Role: Chairperson

Professional Service

  • American Association for Teaching and Curriculum 2019 - Present

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • American Educational Research Association 2018 - Present

    Role: Program Organizer