Dr. Carolyn Stubbs, originally from Nassau, Bahamas moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2013 to become a full time student in the Doctor of Educational Leadership program in the College of Education. While in the program, Dr. Stubbs was selected to serve as the President’s Fellow and had the pleasure of working in the Office of the Provost. After graduating with the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership in 2017, Dr. Stubbs joined the College of Education full time as Assistant Professor of Education.
Dr. Stubbs brought with her more than 10 years of experience in teaching and administration in P-12 schools as well as experience in higher education providing support services to international students and students with special needs. She currently serves as Coordinator of the Advantage Program, ORU’s concurrent and dual enrollment program for high school students. Dr. Stubbs also serves as Director of the Program for Academic Vision & Empowerment (PAVE) which provides academic support to students who are educationally vulnerable. In addition to earning a doctorate degree, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Education from Lee University and a Master of Social Work degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Stubbs’ research on critical consciousness in high school students presents theoretical and practical approaches to helping students to become more socially aware and responsible. This research aligns with her passion for preparing the next generation to positively impact culture and society.
In her spare time, Dr. Stubbs enjoys spending time with her three daughters who are the delight of her life.