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Olatokunbo Fashola Research Professor School of Education

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(202) 885-3716 (Office)
SOE - School of Education
Spring Valley Building - 471
Bio
Dr. Olatokunbo (Toks) Fashola is a Research Professor and the Faculty Coordinator for the Dual Enrollment Program at American University. Her current research interests include STEM among underrepresented students in grades K-16, Resiliency theory, Resiliency theory in specialized settings, bilingual education and language and literacy acquisition, opportunities to learn during the non-school hours, culturally relevant program evaluation, and educating African-American Males. She also researches college attendance and dropout prevention programs that have yielded evidence of effectiveness, early childhood education, and wraparound programs. Dr. Fashola utilizes mixed methods to conduct her research, which includes policy analysis, program evaluation, and culturally relevant evaluation and assessment. She also has expertise in randomized field trials (RFTs) and Quasi Experimental Designs and has served as principal investigator, evaluator, and advisor for several programs and program evaluations across the country.
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