Dr. Angela Love

love Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Early Childhood Education
Department of Curriculum and Teaching
Auburn University, AL  36849-5212
(334) 844-6798 phone
(334) 844-6789 fax

Dr. Angela Love joined the early childhood faculty of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in August 2008. Before coming to Auburn University, Dr. Love was a tenured professor at Queens College, City University of New York, and served as its liaison to the Lincoln Center Institute. She earned her doctorate in educational psychology at Georgia State University. Prior to that, she taught pre-kindergarten through first grade in New Orleans while completing her master's degree in early childhood education at Tulane University. Love earned her bachelor's degree in theatre at Eckerd College (Fla.). Her research interests include early literacy engagement and interaction between adults and children, early self-regulated learning, inquiry learning through content areas and the arts, and teachers' beliefs that guide their decisions in curriculum. In addition to being published in such periodicals as the Journal of Educational Research and the Journal of Genetic Psychology, she co-authored a chapter in a book published by Lawrence Elbaum Associates on authentic educational reform.      

Academic Degrees

Ph.D.   Georgia State University, 2001        Educational Psychology
M.A.  Tulane University, 1992   Early Childhood Education
B.A. Eckerd College, 1978 Children's Theatre 


Professional Experience

2008-Present    Auburn University
2001-2008    Queens College, Assistant Professor
1993-2001   Georgia State University, Graduate Teaching Assistant and Graduate Research Assistant
1991-1993   New Orleans Public School, Kindergarten Teacher
1989-1992   Newcomb Nursery School, New Orleans, Louisiana, Lead Teacher
1986-1989   Louisiana State University, Pediatric Ophthalmology Research Associate
1980-1985   Other teaching experience, Pre-K Teacher: Harrisonburg, Virginia; Mobile, Alabama

Last Updated: Apr 08, 2013

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