Lauri Herrmann-Ginsberg

Primary office:
340 Joseph R. Pearson Hall

Lauri Herrmann-Ginsberg, lecturer, joined the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in the fall of 2005. Previously she had worked as an Instructional Designer and Lecturer at Colorado State University and as an English teacher in a public high school. She received a BA in English with Education from Presbyterian College in 1984, an ML from the College of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina in 1989, and an Ed.D. also from the University of South Carolina in 1997.

Her primary areas of interest are in Undergraduate Teacher Education focusing on Student Teaching and Student Internships programs. She currently serves as the Field Coordinator for the student teaching program at KU working with as many of 10 university supervisors and upwards of 120+ students each semester. Additionally she teaches curriculum courses in the areas of middle and high school programs.

Academic Degrees

  • Ed.D, Curriculum & Instruction, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 1996
  • ML, Librarianship - school media, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, 1989
  • B.A., English w/ Education, Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina, 1984


Secondary English Education

Dr. Mary Lynn Hamilton will present Obligations to Unseen Children: Finding Compassion, Presence, and Imagination in Teaching and Teacher Education for the Budig Lecture Series on November 20, 2014 in 150 Joseph R. Pearson. Dr. Hamilton is the recipient of the Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship for 2014-2015.

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