Dr. Leslie Cowell serves as the Dean and Professor for the College of Education at Lipscomb University. She has a doctorate in Elementary Education from Auburn University, a master’s degree in Reading K-12 Education from the University of West Florida and a master’s degree in Urban Education from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. Prior to her position at Lipscomb, she served as the Dean and Professor for the College of Education at Faulkner University in Montgomery for 11 years. Dr. Cowell has taught 4th and 5th grade and worked as an elementary principal. Leslie has been married for 18 years to Dan Cowell, an attorney, and they have three children.
Ph.D. Elementary Education, Auburn University. M.Ed. Reading Education, University of West Florida M.Ed. Urban Education University of North Carolina Charlotte, B.S. Elementary Education, Auburn University