Dr. Barri E. Tinkler


College of Education
Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
College of Education
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, 2004, University of Denver
  • MS, Curriculum and Instruction, 1998, Oklahoma State University
  • BA, History Education, 1989, Northeastern State University


  • Social Foundations of Education
  • General Secondary Methods
  • Secondary Social Studies Methods
  • Reading in Secondary Schools
  • Practicum Supervision
  • Student Teaching Supervision and Seminar

Research and professional interests

  • Teacher education policy
  • Community-engaged practices
  • Culturally responsive practice

Awards and honors

  • Fulbright Scholar, University of Calgary, 2018
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Experiential Education, 2018-Present
  • Chair, Service-Learning and Experiential Education SIG of AERA, 2017-2019
  • BRITE Fellow, Brown University, 2010-2012
  • Learn and Serve Grant, Corporation for National Service, $242,433, 2010-2013
  • Outstanding Reviewer, American Educational Research Journal (AERJ), 2009
  • Americorps VISTA Grant, Corporation for National Service, $58,500, 2007-2009