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Faculty and Staff

Nathaniel Bryan, Ed.D., Ph.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Instruction and Teacher Education
College of Education
E-mail: BRYANN@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-5293
Office:

Wardlaw 234

Nathaniel Bryan

Education

Ph.D. University of South Carolina (2016)

Ed.D. South Carolina State University (2008)

Biography 

Nathaniel Bryan, Ed.D., Ph.D. is a clinical assistant professor of curriculum studies at the University of South Carolina. His teaching and scholarship explores issues of equity and diversity, critical race theory, culturally relevant teaching, urban education, and Black education. Though he studies broadly these frameworks, he is particularly interested in the constructed identities and pedagogical styles of Black male teachers and the schooling and childhood play experiences of Black boys in early childhood classrooms through critical lens. In his spare time, Dr. Bryan enjoys reading novels, traveling abroad, and spending time with family.

Selected Publications/Presentations

Bryan, N. & Jett, C. (accepted).“Playing School”: Creating possibilities to inspire future Black male teachers through culturally relevant play. Journal of Multicultural Education

Bryan, N. & Williams, T. (2017). We need more than male bodies in classrooms: Recruiting and retaining culturally relevant Black male teachers in early childhood education. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education

Bryan, N. (2017). White teachers’ role in sustaining the school-to-prison pipeline: Recommendations for Teacher Education. Urban Review, 49(2), 326-345.

Bryan, N. (2016) “Straight Outta Support”: Learning to navigate the academy as a Black male clinical faculty as a Predominantly White institution through R.A.C.E. Mentoring. In Ford, D., Trotman-Scott, M., Goings, R.B., Wingfield, T. & Hensfield, M. R.A.C.E. Mentoring through Social Media. Information Age Publishing 

Milton, T. W. & Bryan, N. (2016). Respecting the Cultural Continuum of Black Male Pedagogy Urban Education, DOI: 0042085916677346

Johnson, L. & Bryan, N. (2016). Using our voices, losing our bodies: Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin and the Spirit Murder of Black Male Professors in the Academy. Race Ethnicity, and Education, 20(2),163-177.

Bryan, N., Johnson, L., & Williams, T. (2016). Preparing Black Male Teachers for the Gifted Classroom: Recommendations for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Journal of Negro Education, 85(4), 489-504.

Bryan, N., Johnson, L., Smith, D., Garvin, B., & Broughton, A., (2016). Vision, voices, and actions: Creating pathways to social justice. In Long, S. Souto-Manning, M. & Vasquez, V. Courageous Leaders: Taking a stand for Social Justice. Teachers College Press.

Kohler, M., Christensen, L., Roy, J., Kilgo, J. & Bryan, N. (2013). Among the periodicals: The Obesogenic environment. Childhood Education, 89(2),129-133.

Bryan, N. & Browder, J. (2013) “Are you sure you know what you are doing?” The lived experiences of an African American Male Kindergarten Teacher. Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, 3(1), 142-158.

Bryan, N. & Ford, D. (2014) Recruiting and Retaining Black Male Teachers in Gifted Education. The Gifted Child Today, 37(3), 156-161.

Courses/Teaching

EDCS- 724- Gender and Education

EDCS 899- Dissertation Seminar