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 Catalana, Sarah Marie   Name: Sarah Marie Catalana
Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy
Education:
B.S. in Biology, Wofford College
Teacher Preparation Program, Wofford College
Ph. D. in Educational Psychology, University of Georgia
Office: 304OWithers / W.T.S. Building  
Phone: 803/323.4777
E-mail: catalanas@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
Creativity, Critical Reflection, Global and Experiential Learning, Teacher Preparation
Dr. Catalana is an assistant professor in the Curriculum and Pedagogy Department. After earning her certification to teach secondary Biology at Wofford College, she completed her doctorate at the University of Georgia while working at the Torrance Center for Creativity and Talent Development. Dr. Catalana enjoys teaching students of all levels and has spent significant time working abroad in a variety of classrooms and professional settings. Her work in countries such as Nicaragua and Ecuador fuels her passion for experiential learning, and she is particularly interested in creative reflection techniques that prepare future teachers to work with diverse populations. Dr. Catalana joined the Winthrop family in 2017, and she enjoys spending her free time living in Charlotte, working with her church, exploring yoga studios, and trying to cook a new dish each week.
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