Corrie FountainAssociate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor Faculty Affairs
Ph.D. Educational Policy Studies, Georgia State University
M.A. Special Education, West Virginia University
B.S. Elementary Education, Delaware State University
Dr. Corrie Fountain was appointed Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs effective Feb. 1, 2023, after serving in an interim capacity since 2022.
Prior to serving her leadership role, she served as the Director of Faculty Development, also within the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) at Georgia State. Her responsibilities within OFA include faculty recruitment, retention, and support. She creates and facilitates faculty development workshops, seminars, and other trainings for faculty, manages faculty awards, and assists with the promotion and tenure process. Dr. Fountain also co-leads the mentoring initiatives for the university and consults with colleges and departments on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and faculty belonging.
Prior to joining Georgia State, Dr. Fountain served as Department Chair of Inclusive Education and Interim Associate Dean for Diversity and Community Engagement at Kennesaw State University. She co-chaired the Presidential Commission on Gender and Work-Life Issues and has facilitated more than 30 workshops on various topics, including race, gender, sexuality, and accessibility. Her recognitions and awards include the Best 40 under 40 Alumni Recognition Award from Delaware State University and the Graduate College Award for Distinguished Teacher (Junior Level) and Difference Maker in the Life a Student Award from Kennesaw State University.
Dr. Fountain’s academic field of interest is education and intersectionality within higher education, and she holds an academic appointment as Professor of Cultural and Behavioral Science in Perimeter College at Georgia State. Her research and scholarship have centered on inclusion, intersectionality, and advocacy.
Norris, J., An, S., Davis, C., Ford, J., Guerra, P., Her, L., McHatton, P. A., Ritchie, S. (2018). Towards an understanding of inclusion through the playbuilding of ‘Beyond the Masks’. In S S. Singer & M. Harkins (Eds.), Educators on Diversity, Social Justice, and Schooling: A Reader. McGill- Queen’s University Press.
Davis C. L. & Cone, N. (2018) Transitioning from Interim to Permanent Department Chair. The Department Chair: A Resource for Academic Administrators. 28(4), 24-25.
Davis, C. (2015). Lessons Learned through Double-Dutch: Black Feminism and Intersectionality in Educational Research. In V.E. Winters & B.L. Love (Eds.) Black Feminism In Education: Black Women Speak Back, Up, & Out.
Davis, C. & Wilson, M. (2013) Advocacy in Academia: Blurring the Boundaries between Critical Race Theory, Caring, and Spirituality. Religion and Education, 40(2), 236-250.
Cutts, Q., Love, B., Davis, C. (2013) Being Uprooted: Autobiographical Reflections of Learning in The [New] South. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 28(2), 57-72.
Esposito, J., Davis, C., & Swain, A. (2012) The Urban School Paradox: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and School Reform Mandates. Journal of Educational Change, 13(2), 235-258.
Esposito, J., Davis, C. & Love B. (2007). Life in the Closet on Brokeback Mountain: Learning About Shame, Fear, and Homophobia. Educational Studies, 41(1), 93-99.