Dr. Meier received her Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida.
Her teaching areas include curriculum studies, social studies education, elementary
education, and multicultural education. He research interests include curriculum theory,
qualitative research methodologies, out-of-school educational environments, social
justice issues, pedagogies for teacher education, social studies education, and popular
culture in education. Dr. Meier was the recipient of the University's Distinguished
Faculty Award in Teaching 2019.
Dr. Meier has published scholarly work in several journals and has presented at various
educational conferences such as the American Educational Research Association (AERA),
the American Association for Curriculum & Teaching (AATC), Curriculum & Pedagogy(C&P).
American Educational Studies Association (AESA), and The National Council for the
Social Studies (NCSS). Prior to joining the professorate, she taught sixth grade at
an innovative and diverse, year-round, public elementary school and spent several
years as a district professional developer for a large school system on the east coast