Doctoral Student

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Patterson earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in religious studies from the University of Georgia. During his master's program he taught courses in Judaism, Christianity and Islam and in World Religions. He has presented papers on the epistle of James and contemporary celebrations of the Passover holiday. He also worked for several years as a tutor for the Athletic Association at UGA and is interested in issues concerning student athletes. As a student in the Institute of Higher Education he plans to research issues related to religious studies in public higher education including but not limited to learning outcomes assessment, programs assessment, service learning, and organization and governance. He serves as a graduate assistant for the Governor's Teaching Fellows program, which serves faculty from all colleges and universities in Georgia.

Friday, April 19, 2019 - 3:06pm

On April 16, Alyssa Rockenbach, Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at North Carolina State University, presented an informal session on her interdisciplinary research, "Interfaith Learning & Dev

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 11:22am

Joshua Patterson, a doctoral candidate in the Institute of Higher Education, along with two University of Georgia colleagues, is a recipient of a national research award supporting innovative, interdisciplinary scholarship based on IDEALS data.