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Meet Our Faculty


 

Dr. Cherie Gaines

 

Gaines

Phone: 865.531.4154

Office Location: Cedar Bluff 123

Email: [email protected]


Personal Bio

Cherie Barnett Gaines began her career in 2001 as a middle school teacher of science, reading, and English. Cherie earned her PhD from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a concentration in Educational Administration and Supervision, and she currently works as an Associate Professor of Education in the doctoral program at Lincoln Memorial University. Dr. Gaines's research includes rural schools, teacher leadership, school climate, social justice, middle school education, and leadership preparation.


  

Dr. Chris Stotts

 

Stotts

Phone: 865.531.4165

Office Location: Cedar Bluff 123

Email: [email protected]


Personal Bio

Dr. Chris Stotts currently serves as Director and as an Assistant Professor in Lincoln Memorial University’s Doctor of Education program. Before earning his EdD at LMU, he served as a science instructor, STEM coordinator, and assistant principal at LMU’s college preparatory school, the J. Frank White Academy. His research interests include STEM education, K-12 education, private education, educational technology, and educational leadership. He resides in Middlesboro, KY with his wife, Katie, and son, Eli.


 

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