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Education

  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership in Higher Education, Western Michigan University (2018)
  • M.A., Reading, Grand Valley State University
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Calvin College

Research Interests

  • Sense of community in the college classroom
  • Teaching and learning in higher education
  • Impact of generational differences on teaching and learning in higher education

Laurie Burgess, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Teacher Education

  • The School of Education & Human Services

Education

  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership in Higher Education, Western Michigan University (2018)
  • M.A., Reading, Grand Valley State University
  • B.A., Elementary Education, Calvin College

Research Interests

  • Sense of community in the college classroom
  • Teaching and learning in higher education
  • Impact of generational differences on teaching and learning in higher education

Dr. Laurie Burgess is the professor of teacher education at Cornerstone University. Dr. Burgess’ collaborative nature inspires her to create community in college classrooms. She has given several presentations on this topic as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning in higher education.

Dr. Burgess received her Bachelor of Arts at Calvin University and her Master of Arts in reading from Grand Valley State University. In 2018, she received her Ph.D. in educational leadership in higher education from Western Michigan University.

Dr. Burgess lives with her husband, Chris, and they have three children. In her spare time, Dr. Burgess enjoys reading, cooking and traveling.

“Teaching at Cornerstone University is a privilege. Every day I have an opportunity to serve within a community that values excellent education and makes Jesus Christ central to its mission.”

Hobbies

  • Cooking
  • Travel
  • Reading

Campus Involvement

  • Undergraduate Academic Council
  • Graduate Academic Council

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