Kaneshia Dorsan, Ed.D.


Kaneshia Dorsan is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Educational Administration and Policy (EDAP) program at the University of Georgia. Before joining the UGA graduate faculty, Dr. Dorsan worked for 19 years in K-12 education. With experience in various school settings, she has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, instructional coach, and principal. In her roles, she has supported and mentored several aspiring leaders. Dr. Dorsan’s research interests include educational leadership, literacy education, and school administration and policy.

Areas of Expertise

  • School Leadership
  • Leadership in High Needs Schools


  • Educational Leadership
  • Literacy Education
  • School Administration and Policy
  • High Needs Schools



  •  Bachelor of Science in Middle Grades Education, 2004
    Georgia Southern University
  •  Master of Curriculum in Curriculum and Instruction, 2007
    Nova Southeastern University
  •  Specialist in Education Administration and Policy, 2016
    University of Georgia
  •  Doctorate in Educational Leadership, 2021
    University of Georgia


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