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Kimberly Kimbell-Lopez, Ph.D.
Hubberd H. & Velma Horton Boucher Endowed Professor in Education

kklopez@latech.edu

Office: (318) 257-2982
Fax: (318) 257-2379

Woodard Hall 111B
P.O. Box 3163
Ruston, LA 71272

Curriculum Vitæ

Research Interests

  • Technology Integration

Education

  • 1997: Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, University of Houston; Houston, TX
  • 1988: M.Ed. Special Education (Gifted), Northeast Louisiana University; Monroe, LA
  • 1986: B.A. Elementary Education, Northeast Louisiana University; Monroe, LA

Recent Appointments

  • 2003 - Present: Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership, Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, LA
  • 1997 - 2003: Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership, Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, LA
  • 1995 - 1997: Teaching Fellow, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership, University of Houston; Houston, TX
  • 1993 - 1994: 4th/5th Grade Multiage Classroom Teacher, Alief Independent School District

Selected Honors

  • Awarded the Outstanding University Clinical Faculty for 2006-2007.
  • Awarded the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership’s Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award for 2006-2007.
  • Awarded the College of Education’s Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award for 2006-2007.
  • Received Recognition for Significant Contributions to Louisiana Tech’s Grant Slam 2007.
  • Awarded the Louisiana Tech University Foundation Professorship Award, 2006.
  • Awarded The Hubberd H. & Velma Horton Boucher Endowed Professorship, 2006

Selected Publications

  • Carrice, C., and Kimbell-Lopez, K. (Spring, 2008). Strategic Teaching and the Louisiana Comprehensive Curriculum: Working Together to Improve Instruction. READ: Reading Exploration and Discovery.
  • Kimbell-Lopez, K. (Winter 2006/2007). Tomorrow I brew, today I bake: Revisiting storytelling in the elementary classroom. READ: Reading Exploration and Discovery.
  • Kimbell-Lopez, K., LaBorde, C., LeBeouf-Davis, D. (2006). Investigating teacher candidate’s use of technology in methods coursework. Technology and Teacher Education Annual.
  • Kimbell-Lopez, K., Vessel, A., O’Connor, J., Porter-Lord, D., and Thomas, L. Navigating the Digital Edge. Technology and Teacher Education Annual, 2005.
  • Sargent, J.A., and Kimbell-Lopez, K. (2003/2004). A case study of reading education for middle school students with learning disabilities. Louisiana Education Research Journal, 29, 21-35.