CTGSC Officers

Shahid Hussain

Shahid is a doctoral candidate in curriculum and instruction. His interests include postmodernism, poststructuralism, critical theory, and peace education. Currently, he is working on his proposal. He intends to explore how curricular text of social studies and history promote or exacerbate the capacity of young learners living in conflict affected areas to address problems of social conflicts.

Tiffany Doerr

Tiffany's is 2nd year doctoral student in Curriculum and Instruction with an specialization in English. Her major professor is Dr. Jacqueline Bach. She has Bachelors of Science in Secondary Education from Louisiana Tech University and a Masters of Arts from Mississippi College Educational Leadership.

Tiffany's current interests include integrating new, diverse young adult authors and literature topics in the literature classroom and equal access to education in and out of the pandemic learning era, specifically concerning technology.

Omar Vigo

Omar Vigo is from Puerto Rico. He has a bachelor's degree in Science of Education specialized in Elementary Physical Education K-6 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico. He has a Master's degree in Early Childhood Studies from Capella University, Minneapolis Minnesota. Omar has 19 years of teaching experience. He is pursuing his PhD in Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction at LSU and is in his 2nd semester. Dr. Cynthia DiCarlo is his Major Professor.

Omar's research interests include exploring the quality of education in early childhood for dual language learners and how Hispanic children are successful in American classroom in regards to their race and language.

Frank Agyei

Frank is a PhD student in Curriculum and Instruction in the School of Education at LSU. He is also a PhD Candidate in Comparative Education in Zhejiang Normal University, China.

Frank's research interests include Comparative Teacher Education, STEM Education, Curriculum Development/Reforms, Education Reforms, Teacher Professional Development and International Education.

He holds a master's degree in Education with research emphasis in Comparative Teacher Education from Shaoxing University, China, a bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Education, Winneba-Ghana and a Diploma in Basic Education from the University of Caper Coast-Ghana.

Frank is a professional teacher with ten (10) years of teaching experience. He also served as an Assistant Head Teacher of a government Basic School in the Ga-South Municipal Education Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES)

He is a former member of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and former Assistant Mathematics Examiner for the West African Examination Council (WAEC).