Avington Medeiros | Troy University

Avington Medeiros

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Avington Medeiros

TROY University 
Troy, Alabama 36082 
McCartha Hall 203


BA Troy University , 2006
MS Troy University , 2007
MEd Faulkner University, 2013
EdD University of West Alabama, 2023 

Areas of Expertise:

History and Social Science Education


Dr. Avington Medeiros is a lecturer of history at Troy University.  She received her EdD in rural education in 2023 from the University of West Alabama, and she received her MEd in Secondary History Education from Faulkner University.  Dr. Medeiros is a two-time Troy University graduate, receiving her BS in History and an MS in Post-Secondary History Education. Her areas for research include rural education, teacher preparation, and History and Social Studies education.  Her dissertation, “Rural Teacher Preparation in the State of Alabama” examined the intentional efforts of teacher preparation programs to prepare teachers to teach in rural settings. 

Dr. Medeiros is the content advisor for both History and Social Science Education students as well as the university supervisor for History and Social Science Education Interns.  

Courses Taught at TROY:

US to 1877
US since 1877
Western Civilization I 
World History from 1500
Methods and Materials for History and Social Science Education 

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