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Jacqueline Craven

Teacher Education, Leadership, and Research



  • Ed.D. University of Mississippi, Curriculum & Instruction (2010)
  • M.S. Delta State University, Social Science (2005)
  • B.S. University of Memphis, Child Development (2003)

Courses Taught
Qualitative Research Methods, Philosophy of Education, & Practicum in Higher Education

  • Doctoral Level:
    • CUR 853: Teaching in Higher Education
    • CUR 820/833: Practicum in Higher Education
    • CUR 812: Comprehensive Assessment & Data Analysis
    • CUR 834: Dissertation Seminar
    • ELR 804: Methods of Educational Research & Statistics
    • ELR 702: Educational Research Design
    • ELR 789: Qualitative Research Methods
    • ELR 804: Educational Research Writing
    • SUP 831: Supervisory Techniques
    • ELR 888: Doctoral Seminar
    • ELR 890: Dissertation


  • Ed.S Level:
    • ELR 701: Research for Educational Practitioners
    • CUR 701: Philosophy of Education
  • Master’s Level:
    • CUR 608: Historical Foundations of Educational Thought and Methodology
    • Differentiated Instruction
    • Statistics for Educational Research
    • Measurement & Evaluation in Physical Education

    Undergraduate Level:

    • Senior Practicum
    • The Art of Language
    • Student Teaching
    • Early Literacy I
    • Early Literacy II

Academic Interests

  • Dr. Craven’s scholarly interests are multifarious and emanate from the sociology of education as well as the social contexts of education and mixed-research methodologies. She has conducted research with diverse populations in elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools throughout Mississippi for more than ten years and is most interested in researchers’ fidelity to ethical practices and implementation.

Scholarly Activity

  • Dr. Craven regularly reviews articles and abstracts for Action in Teacher Education & the Delta Journal of Education, AERA divisions B, D, & G, MSERA, and Sage Publications. She has presented work at AERA, IRA (formerly LRA), CREATE, NSF-JAM, and MSERA among others, and now evaluates the DSU doctoral program as program coordinator.

Personal Interests

  • Dr. Craven is an avid reader who loves learning about & practicing comprehensive holistic wellness in a variety of formats. She is fascinated by all facets of the human condition, potential, and development throughout the lifespan.