Daniel Qualls

B.A., University of Memphis
M.A., University of Memphis
M.A.T., East Tennessee State University
Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Daniel Qualls is an Associate Professor of Education, and teaches for the Education program as well as foundational social sciences courses. For the Education program, his teaching areas include instructional methods, and curriculum design and assessment. For three years, Dr. Qualls was the curriculum coordinator for Mano en Mano’s Blueberry Harvest School for the children of migrant workers in Washington County. He previously worked as an archaeologist in the mid-South region of the United States, and taught in public schools for six years in Tennessee. At UMM, Dr. Qualls also has served as division chair for Professional Studies, Education Program coordinator, the director of Academic Services and Community Outreach, president of the UMM Faculty Assembly, and Head of Campus/Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Daniel is originally from Tennessee, and studied anthropology and archeology at the University of Memphis where he received both a bachelors and masters degree, received a masters of arts in teaching history at East Tennessee State University, and holds a doctoral degree in the theory and practice of teacher education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.