Sandy Jean Hicks, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – Education

sjhicks@mail.uri.edu

Sandy received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and teaches Social Studies in the School of Education. Research interests are in the teaching of Social Studies, integrating technology into the classroom, and the effects of teacher professional development. She incorporates the nonviolence concepts of the civil rights movement into her teaching of history and has completed the Introduction to Kingian Nonviolence at the 2012 International Nonviolence Summer Institute.