We are delighted to have Professor James S. Etim as the Judging Chair for the Education category again this year.
Dr. James S. Etim is a Professor of Education at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, USA. His research interests are in four broad areas- English Language Arts in the Middle years, gender and education, teaching strategies and education across cultures. He has authored one book and been editor or co-editor of seven books in the fields of education, gender studies and literacy. He has more than 50 journal articles and book chapters in both national and international journals. He is on the Editorial Board of three journals and a reviewer for several journals.
Professor Etim holds a Ph.D in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Wyoming, Laramie. He has received two Fulbright Senior Specialist Awards that allowed him to travel and work with colleagues at Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria and the Polytechnic of Namibia. In 2017, he received a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Award that allowed him to work with faculty and doctoral students at the University of Jos, Nigeria. He has also been a Co-PI of a National Science Foundation Grant 2013-2016.