Dr. Jeanie Box

Dean

Box, Jeanie_old

Contact Information

Email: jabox@samford.edu
Phone: 726-2745
Office: Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall 208

Biographical Information

Dr. Box has served as the dean of the Orlean Bullard Beeson School of Education since September 15, 2005. Previous to her position as dean, Dr. Box served the school in a variety of capacities as associate dean, and chair and professor in the curriculum and instruction department.

Before coming to Samford in 1989, she taught in the Birmingham City School System from 1977 until 1987. She also taught in primary schools in England and France, where she conducted research in comparative education.

Education:
Ph.D. Early Childhood Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ed.S. Early Childhood Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S.E. Early Childhood Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
B.S.E. Early Childhood Education, Auburn University
Awards:
Who's Who Decision Makers at Alabama Colleges and Universities, 2008
Governor's Comission on Quality Teaching, 2007
Departmental Faculty Award from the U.S. Department of Education National Award Program for Effective Teacher Preparation in Elementary Education U.S. Department of Education, 2000
Outstanding Alumni Early Childhood Education Award, UAB School of Education, 1997
George Macon Teaching Award, Samford University, 1992