Dr. Janet Grier


Associate Professor of Education


  • Ed.D in Educational Leadership – Argosy University
  • Ed.S in Educational Leadership – Argosy University
  • M.S. in Elementary Education – Troy State University
  • B.A. in Sociology – Georgia State University

Subject Areas Taught at Brenau

  • Reading
  • Literacy
  • Language Arts
  • Classroom Management
  • Educational Research & Assessment

Areas of Expertise

  • Educational Research
  • Global/International Teaching & Learning

Research Interests

  • Viability of regional campuses in Higher Education
  • Multiculturalism as it relates to equity, diversity, and inclusion

Awards and Accolades

Brenau University Ambassador (China)

Academic Affiliations

Kappa Delta Pi Membership

Leadership Positions

  • Committee Chair for the College of Education TEAC (Teacher Education Advisory Committee)
  • Committee Chair for the College of Education International/Global Committee
  • Committee Chair for the Brenau University International Committee

What are three words that best describe your teaching philosophy?

Culturally-responsive, Performance-based, and Data-driven

Favorite Quote

An Inspirational Quote – “Great Leaders Always Seize the Opportunity to Make Others Great!” – author, Dr. Janet Grier