Jason Edwards

Dr. Jason "Jake" Edwards

Assistant Professor of English, Interim Director, Honors Program

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Biography

Dr. Jason "Jake" Edwards received his doctorate degree in English, rhetoric and composition from the University of Arkansas. His teaching career started in 2001 at Boyd H. Anderson High School in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Edwards joined Georgia Gwinnett College in 2013.

Education

  • Doctorate – English, rhetoric and composition – University of Arkansas
  • Master's – English, rhetoric and composition – University of Arkansas
  • Bachelor's – criminology, English – University of Miami

Academic Interests

  • Literacy and identity development
  • Secondary English language arts instruction
  • Rhetoric and popular culture

Other Interests

  • Aquatic sports (swimming, SCUBA, boating)
  • Baseball
  • Grilling
  • Graphic narratives

Professional Affiliations

  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • National Education Association (NEA)
  • Science Fiction Research Association (SFRA)
  • Comics Studies Society (CSS)