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Qiana Cutts

Qiana Cutts

Assistant Professor
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Dr. Qiana Cutts has a plethora of experience in k-12 and higher education. She has held positions as an elementary and middle grades teacher, program evaluator, research associate, consultant, and higher education professor. Dr. Cutts’ educational background includes a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching from the University of West Alabama, a Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University Atlanta, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Georgia State University. Her research agenda focuses on educator wellness, pre-service educator cultural critical consciousness and perceptions of diversity and the lived experiences of Black girls and women. Dr. Cutts has held memberships in and presented her research at conferences for several professional organizations. Dr. Cutts’ work has been published in several scholarly books and journals, including Black Women’s Mental Health: Balancing Strength and Vulnerability, Volume 1 (forthcoming 2017), Black Feminism in Education: Black Women Speak Back, Up, & Out (2015), Don’t Believe the Hype: The Continuing Significance of Race within African American Television (2013), Queer Southern Voices: Exploring Intersections of Sexuality and Place, An Interdisciplinary Collection (2013), and the “Journal of Curriculum Theorizing” (2012). In addition, Dr. Cutts is a creative artist who enjoys writing, acting and performing at spoken word/comedic events.