Mary Kay Doran



BA, Spanish, UNCG
MEd, Spanish, UNCG
PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, UNCG

Courses Taught

Educational Psychology
Psychology of Teaching and Learning
Foundations of Education
Meeting the Needs of ELL students
Sociological Issues in Education
Classroom Management
Contemporary Issues in Education

Teaching Focus or Philosophy

My interest is in the area of social foundations of Education. I believe all children can learn and be productive in school. Schools need to be a safe, caring environment that meets the individual needs of the diverse student populations.


Hoffner, H., Quinn, K, & Deasy (now Doran), MK. (2004). Visual description: Using a new technology to build literacy. Journal of Visual Literacy, 24 (1), pp. 67-74

Awards and Honors

Ray Taylor Grant/Award in 2006 & 2013

Mary Kay Doran
Office: 426 ETC
Phone: 267-341-3467