Four Black Scholars Join the College of Education & Human Development Faculty at Georgia State

The College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University has four new faculty members for the current academic year.

Bobby Bonwenyue Gueh is a clinical assistant professor in the department of counseling and psychological services. His research interests include diversity within the school counseling profession, Black male success in the counseling profession, and racial justice and equity. A native of Liberia, Dr. Gueh is a graduate of South Carolina State University. He earned a Ph.D. in counseling supervision and student personnel services at the University of Georgia.

Tamika P. La Salle was appointed associate professor in the department of counseling and psychological services. She also serves as the director of the Center for Research on School Safety, School Climate, and Classroom Management. Dr. La Salle was an assistant professor of school psychology at the University of Connecticut. Dr. La Salle holds a master’s degree from Central Michigan University and a Ph.D. in school psychology from Georgia State University.

Dionne Cowan is a new clinical assistant professor in the department of educational policy studies. She is also the executive director of the Principals Center. Her research focuses on the school-to-prison pipeline. Dr. Cowan is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, where she majored in child development. She holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in educational leadership from Georgia State University.

Christopher Jett is a new associate professor in the department of middle and secondary education. For the past decade, Dr. Jett taught at the University of West Georgia. His research explores Black males’ mathematics and racialized experiences. Dr. Jett holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics from Tennessee State University. He earned a Ph.D. in mathematics education at Georgia State University.

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