Sarah DuncanDr. Sarah P. Duncan, Assistant Professor of Education

Contact Info:


Office Location: Ezell 326

Faculty Phone:  615.966.5808

Faculty Fax: 615.966.7628

Teaching Information:

Title: Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Program

Courses:  Teaching Reading and Language Arts, Best Practices, Ed Assessments, Secondary Methods

Start Date at Lipscomb: August 2011


  • B.A. (Harding University)
  • M. Ed. (University of Mississippi)
  • Ph.D in Curriculum & instruction (University of Mississippi)


  • National Board Certified Teacher

Area of Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Motivation
  • Classroom communities
  • Methods

Primary Research Interest:

  •  Literacy

Awards and Honors:

  • 2009 University of Mississippi Outstanding Doctoral Student in Secondary Education

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
  • International Reading Association

Publications and Presentations:

  • Duncan, S. (2010) “Instilling a lifelong love of reading.” Kappa Delta Pi Record, 46(2), 90-93.

Previous Experience:

  • High school intervention coach
  • Middle school language arts teacher