ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Department of Adolescent and Adult Education
Name: Regina Rahimi
Position: Assistant Professor
Ed.D. Curriculum Studies, Georgia Southern University, 2002
Ed Leadership/Supervision Certification Georgia Southern University, 1997
Ed.S. Middle Grades Education, Georgia Southern University, 1996
M.Ed. Middle Grades Education, Georgia Southern University, 1994
B.S Middle Grades Education, Armstrong State College, 1992
T-7 Middle Grades Certification: Concentrations in Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts
L-7 Leadership and Supervision
Armstrong Atlantic State University 2006-Present
Socio-Cultural Perspectives in Education
Middle School Theory and Practice
Curriculum and Methods
Language Arts Theory and Practice
Social Foundations of Education
Supervision of Interns and Student Teachers
Graduate Program Coordinator
Middle Grades Teacher
Myers Middle School 1996-2006
Developed/Taught Reading/Writing Intervention Courses
Developed/Taught Math/Writing Connections Course
Taught Standards-Based Language Arts, Grades 6-8
Tompkins Middle School 1992-1996
Saturday School Coordinator
Social Studies Teacher
A. Professional Publications
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. (2013). Campus Conflicts: College Students' Perceptions of Heterosexism and Homophobia in Colleges and Universities. In Devitis, J. (Ed). Contemporary Colleges and Universities: A Reader. Peter Lang Publishers: New York
Liston, D. & Rahimi, R. (2013). Taking Toll: The Impact of Sexual and Gender Harassment in the Lives of MIddle and High School Students. In Hall, J. (Ed). Children's Human Rights and Public Schooling in the US. Sense Publishers: Boston.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. (2011): Pervasive Vulnerabilities: Sexual Harassment in School. Peter Lang: New York.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. (2011). "Race, Class, and Emerging Adolescent Sexuality". In Gender and Education, 23(7), pp.799-810. .
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. (2011) " Teachers Perceptions of Adolescent Sexuality: Hip-Hop and BET vs. Mayberry and the Moral Majority" . In Carlson, D., & Rosebororo, D. (Eds). The Sexuality Curriculum and Youth Culture. Peter Lang Publishers: New York.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. (2009). "What Does She Expect When She Dresses Like That?: Teachers' Perceptions of Emerging Female Adolescent Sexuality, Educational Studies 45(6), pp.512-533.
Rahimi, R. (2008). "Literacy as Classroom Management", Connections: The Journal of the Georgia Council of Teachers of English, 45(2), pp.49-63.
Liston, D. & Rahimi-Moore, R. (2005). "A Disputation of a Bad Reputation. The Impact of Adverse Sexual Labels on the Lives of Five Southern Women" In Bettis, P. & Adams, N. Geographies of Girlhood. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Mahwah, N.J.
B. Professional Presentations
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. Just Playin' Males' Perspectives of Sexual Harassment in Schools. Presented at the American Educational Studies Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, Nov. 2011
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. Sexual Bullying in School: Male Perspectives on the Matter. Presented at the Georgia Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Savannah, Ga., October, 2011.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. Adolescent Issues of Disconnect: Perceptions, Dialogue, Social Change and Leadership: "Male Students' Perceptions of Harassment in School." Presented at the American Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. April, 2011
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. Hegemony, Race, and Teachers' Perceptions. Presented at the 10th Annual Southeastern Conference on Cross Cultural Issues in Counseling and Education. Savannah, Ga. February, 2011.
Rahimi, R. Developing Independent Readers in Middle School? Presented at the Georgia Council of Teachers' Annual Conference. Calloway Gardens, Ga. February, 2011.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. You Mean That Still Goes On? Young Women's Experiences With Sexual Harasssment in High School. Presented at the American Educational Studies Annual Conference. Denver, October, 2010
Rahimi,R. & Liston, D. The New Hello And Other Forms of Harassment in Schools. Presented at the Georgia Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Savannah, October, 2010.
Rahimi,R. & Liston, D. Challenging Experiences of Female Administrators and Students: Female Students Perceptions of Harassment in Schools. Presented at the American Educational Resarch Association Annual Meeting, Denver, April, 2010
Rahimi, R., Rambo, E., Tupper, C., Williams, R. Life in a College of Education. Presented at the Future Educators of America Spring Training 2010, Jeckyll Island, Ga. April, 2010.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. Hostile High: Sexual Harassment in High School. Presented at the Eastern Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Savannah, Ga. February, 2010.
Rahimi, R. Hip Hop and Bet vs. Mayberry and the Moral Majority: Negotiating Sexuality, Race, and Gender in Schools. A Chapter Preview. Presented at the Summit for Popular Culture, Youth Cultures, and Democratic Sexuality, Wrightsville Beach, NC, February, 2010.
Rahimi, R., Askew, S.,
Rahimi, R., Alley, E., Askew, S., Campbell, S., Foster, C., Williams-Adams, M., AASU and Belize: A Parnership between AASU and Elementary schools in Belize". Presented at the COBEC (Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation) Annual Conference. Savannah, Ga. July, 2009.
Rahimi, R. & Liston, D. Race, Class, and Emerging Female Sexuality: Teacher Perceptions and Sexual Harassment. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, April, 2009.
Rahimi, R. Effective Langauage Arts Instruction for ESL: What Middle and High School Students Say. Presented at the Georgia Council of Teachers of English, 2009 Annual Conference, Jeckyll Island, Ga. February, 2008.
Rahimi, R. and Liston, D. What Does She Expect When She Dresses Like That?: Teachers' Perceptions of Emerging Adolescent Female Sexuality. Presented at the American Educational Studies Assocation Annual Meeting, Savannah, Ga. October, 2008.
Rahimi, R. and Liston, D. Teachers' Perceptions of Emerging Adolescent Female Sexuality. Presented at the Women and Girls in Georgia Annual Conference, Athens, Ga. October, 2008.
Bergin, J., White, S., Hepting, N., Battiste, B., Rahimi, R. (2008) Literacy skills across the currculum. A multi-media workshop consisting of 24 hours of in-service
instuction for 23 early childhood and middle grade teachers. Belize City, Belize, Central America. May 12-15.
Rahimi, R., and Liston, D. What Does She Expect When She Dresses Like That? Teachers' Roles in Labeling Sluts. Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New York, April 2008.
Rahimi, R., Zaldivar, P, Rayans, D., Peny, J., Crosby, C. You're Not Like Me! Dealing With Our Differences. Presented at the Future Educators of America Spring Training, St. Simons Island, Ga. April 2008.
Rahimi, R. Help! My Eighth Graders Cant Read: Literacy and the Adolescent. Presented at the Georgia Council of Teachers of English 2008 Conference, Callaway Gardens, Ga. February 2008.
Rahimi, R. Helping Adolescents Who Struggle With Reading. Presented at the Annual Diocesan Teachers Institute, St. James Catholic School, Savannah, Ga., Februray 2008.
Rahimi, R., Davis, E. & Hannigan, P. Games! Games! Games! (And other strategies for getting to know others). Presented at the Future Educators of America Fall Training, Covington, Ga. 2007
Rahimi, R., Wilson, A., Hannigan, P., Davis, E., Hutchinson, M. What Will College Classes Really be Like? Presented at the Future Educators of America Spring Training, St. Simons Island, Ga, April 2007
Rahimi, R. Making Sense of Standards: The Relationship of Theory and Practice in the Life of a First Year Professor. Presented at Making an Impact: Best practices to Enhance Achievement, Assessment, and Accountability for P-12 Learning, Atlanta, March, 2007
Strauser, E., Rahimi, R., & Mahan, M. Out of the Ivory Tower and into the Trenches: Case Study of Taking a Year's Leave to Again Teach in the Middle Grades Classroom. Presented at the National Middle School Association's Symposium on Middle Level Teacher Preparation, Destin, Florida, February, 2007.
Rahimi, R. Forged by Fire: Using a Sharon Draper Novel to Excite Writers. Presented at Voices from the Coast: Navigating the Tides of Teaching, Annual Fall Conference of the Coastal Georgia Writing Project, November, 2006
Rahimi, R. Good Books Go a Long Way: Designing Literature Based Classrooms to Encourage Language and Literacy Development. Presented at the Second Regional ESOL Symposium, Savannah, October, 2006
Liston, D., MOORE-RAHIMI,R. A Disputation of a Bad Reputation: The Impact of Adverse Sexual Labels on the Lives of Five Southern Women. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting,
C. Professional Organizations
Member, American Educational Studies Association
Member, National Middle School Association
Member, American Educational Research Association
Member, National Council of the Teachers of English
Member, Georgia Council of the Teachers of English
Member, Association for Curriculum and Supervision Development
D. Other Contributions (grants, etc.)
Serving on Dissertation Committee, Department of Curriculum Studies, Georgia Southern University
Faculty Search Committee, AAED Department Chair, Spring, 2011
Member, Editorial Review Board of Research in Middle Level Education Online, 2009- Current
Presented with Faculty Panel at Common Read: Waddie and the Beloved Community, November, 2010
Session Chair, The Mathematics and Science Millieu: Preservice Teachers' Understanding of their Subject Speciality, Presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Denver, April, 2010.
Session Chair, Middle Grades Teachers: Positioning and Pedagogy, Presented at the American Educational Research Association Meeting, Denver, April, 2010.
Participated in Middle Level Research SIG National Middle Grades Research Project Training, Common Planning Time, Denver, April, 2010
Reviewer, American Educational Reseach Association Annual Meeting, 2011- Middle Level Education SIG, and Teacher and Teacher Education Division B.
American Educational Studies Association, Critics Choice Award Committee, 2009-Current
Manuscript Reviewer, Educational Studies, Current
Reviewer, National Youth At Risk Annual Conference, 2010
University Curriculum Committe, 2008-2009
Course Re-Take Sub Committee, 2008-2009
Graduate Affairs Council, 2009-Current
Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2008-Current
Chair, Graduate Curriculum Committee, 2009-Current
Member, Faculty Welfare Committee, 2008-2009
Chair, NCATE Standard 3 Committee: Field Experiences and Clinical Practice 2008-2009
University Parking Task Force Committee, Current
COE Publicity Committee, Current
Department Faculty Searrch Committee, 2007-2008 ; 2010- Current
Department Appeals Committee, 2007- Current
Navigate Armstrong Faculty Member, 2007-Current
Co-Chair Middle Grades Collaborative Conference, 2007
Member, Governing Board for Oglethorpe Charter School, 2007-2009
Member, Graduate School Faculty, 2007- Current
Reviewer, American Educational Studies Association 2009 Annual Meeting
Division B, Curriculum Studies, Division C- Learning and Instruction, Division D- Measurement and Research Methodology, Division G- Social Contexts of
Division- Teaching/Teacher Education, SIG- Critical Examination of Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in Education, SIG- Lives of Teachers, SIG- Research
in Reading and Literacy, Sig- Writing and Literacies, SiG-Critical Issues in Curriculum and Cultural Studies
Grant Reader, Title IID Grant for Department of Education, Instructional Technology, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Summer 2010
Hosted COE Brown Bag Discussion, The Preparation of ESL Learners, October 10, 2008.
Hosted (with group of students) ESOL Symposium, November 22, 2008
Arranged Study Abroad in Belize, May, 2009
Anuual Fund Volunteer, Current
Student Success Committee, 2010-Current
Curriculum and Instruction Program Task Force, Current
Member, Critics Choice Book Award Committee of the American Educational Studies Association, 2009- Current
Chair, Faculty Lecture Series, Current
Member, Faculty Senate, Current
Member of the Board at the Rape Crisis Center, Savannah
Student Activities Budget Committee, 2011
Chair, Search Committee for Department Head, Adolescent and Adult Learning
Member, Steering Committee of the Faculty Senate,
Member, First Year Course Design Committee
Member, Adminstrative Appraisal Ad Hoc Committee
Coordinated the Curriculum and Instruction program approval for GAPSC and BOR