Graduate Program Director
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Dr. Tony L. Talbert is a Professor of Social/Cultural Studies Education and Qualitative Research and Graduate Program Director for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Education at Baylor University. Dr. Talbert refers to his field of research and teaching as "Education As Democracy" which integrates social/cultural, diversity, and democracy education into a focused discipline of qualitative and ethnographic inquiry examining school and community stakeholder empowerment through activist engagement in political, economic, and social issues. Dr. Talbert’s thirty-three years as an educator has included teaching, research and service in public schools, universities, governmental and corporate institutions. Dr. Talbert has held or holds the position(s) of High/Middle School History/Government Teacher, University Professor, Associate Dean, Department Chair, Graduate Program Director, Associate Department Chair, and Program Coordinator at such institutions as Clifton ISD, China Spring ISD, Sam Houston State University, Mississippi State University, The University of Houston, and since 2002 Baylor University. Over his career in academia Dr. Talbert has actively contributed to scholarship in his field through the publication of numerous books, chapters, articles, research presentations, and funded grants. Throughout his career as an educator Dr. Talbert's research and teaching has been recognized for excellence and impact by his students and peers who have elected him to national service in professional organizations and honored him with several teaching, research, and service honors and awards. Dr. Talbert is pleased to discuss and offer academic and professional consulting and legal expert witness services in qualitative research design and analysis; social/cultural studies education (e.g., democratic education, multicultural-diversity education, peace education), and, public education policy and practice. Dr. Talbert can be reached via email at Tony_Talbert@baylor.edu.