Assistant Professor, School of Education, Georgia Gwinnett College
Eric Wearne is an assistant professor in the School of Education at Georgia Gwinnett College, where he teaches assessment and foundations classes for undergraduates. Prior to joining the GGC faculty, Dr. Wearne was Deputy Director of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (GOSA) in Atlanta. Dr. Wearne has been invited to discuss his work by organizations such as the Institute for Humane Studies, the Georgia Appalachian Center for Higher Education, and the Journal of School Choice; his work has been published by the Journal of School Choice, the journal of the Society for Classical Learning, and the Cato Institute, among others. Dr. Wearne is also a founding board member of a college preparatory middle school in the city of Atlanta, and works with a hybrid homeschool in Suwanee, Georgia. He began his career teaching English and debate for several years at Duluth High School in Gwinnett County. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Studies from Emory University, a M.A. in English Education from the University of Georgia and a B.A. in English from Florida State University.