Erin  Gilchrist

Erin Gilchrist

Assistant Professor and Director, Secondary Education
Orlean Beeson School of Education
Teacher Education
Office: Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall 324
Email: egilchri@samford.edu
Phone: 205-726-4033

Dr. Erin Gilchrist has served as professor of secondary curriculum and instruction at Samford since fall 2014. She has eight years of educational experience teaching art, literature and writing in middle school. She has taught qualitative research at the University of Alabama and enjoys writing and rich qualitative-style research. Dr. Gilchrist says she loves learning and being around others doing the same. She says her motivation each day is rooted in the idea that she can inspire someone to love writing and teaching just as much as she does.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D. English Curriculum & Instruction, University of Alabama
  • Ed.S. English Curriculum & Instruction, University of Alabama
  • M.A. English Curriculum & Instruction, University of Alabama
  • B.A. Secondary English Education, University of Alabama