Dr. Mark A. Hogan is Professor and Chair of the Education Department at Belmont University. Dr. Hogan holds a B.A. in English from Greenville College, a M.A. in English and English Education from the University of Iowa, and a Ph.D. in Education and Human Development, with minors in Educational Leadership and Psychology from Vanderbilt University. He also has a graduate certificate in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University.
Dr. Hogan has served in leadership roles in Indiana and Virginia prior to coming to Tennessee. He has also served in leadership roles at the national level as a NCATE/CAEP Lead Site Visitor since 1999, and through March 2014 was the president of the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges of Teacher Education. In Spring 2016, Dr. Hogan was elected President-Elect of the Tennessee Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. Dr. Hogan has been active in developing advocacy for teacher preparation programs with state and national legislators.
Dr. Hogan has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Foundations of Education, Educational Psychology, Methods of Secondary Education, Content Literacy, Writing, and Young Adult Literature. His areas of research include transformational literacy, change-agency leadership, empowerment and marginalization of groups through education, and educational preparation providers in the 21st century.