Dr. Queen Brown serves as Principal Investigator and Project Coordinator. Dr. Brown came to Georgia Southwestern in 2002 as Assistant Professor of Middle Grades Education in Social Studies and Curriculum and Instruction. She currently fills the role of Associate Professor of Middle Grades Education and Middle Grades Education Coordinator. In addition to her major assignment, she has achieved numerous publications in School Law, research focusing on the At-Risk African American Male, alternative teaching strategies, interactive teaching strategies, promoting diversity in teaching and the integration of technology into teaching and is responsible for Middle Grades program reporting. She earned her bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Political Science and Social Science in Education from Georgia Southwestern State University, Education Specialist degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Albany State University and Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Teaching and Learning and Educational Administration and Supervision from Georgia Southern University.