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Pembroke, NC 28372

Phone: 910.521.6221

Location: Education Center, Suite 111
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irene Aiken, Ph.D.

Irene Aiken

Dr. Irene Aiken, Professor
Phone: 910.521.6271
Office: Lindsay Hall


Dr. Irene Pittman Aiken, professor in the School of Education, currently serves as the Associate Dean of the School of Graduate Studies. At UNCP since 1994, Dr. Aiken has served in a variety of positions including Director of the Teaching Fellows Program, Coordinator of Professional Studies, Program Director of the Graduate Elementary Education program and Chair of the Department of Professional Studies, Middle Grades and M.A.T.


Ph.D. 1995 Curriculum & Instruction, Sociology minor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

M.A. 1992 Elementary Education, Pembroke State University (Now University of North Carolina at Pembroke)

B.A. 1988 Intermediate Education, Mathematics Concentration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Aiken's recent research focuses on online teaching and learning as well as student engagement. Best practices for teaching and learning science are also research interests as are various aspects of teacher preparation (particularly field experiences).


Dr. Aiken's Vita (Word - requires Microsoft Word)

Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012

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