Greg Rothwell, Ph.D. | Faculty

Program Director of Education & Professional Studies

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School of Education

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  • Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Social Studies Education West Liberty University;

  • Master of Arts Teaching and Learning with Technology, Ashford University;

  • Master of Arts in Educational Leadership, Wheeling Jesuit University,

  • Ph.D. Instructional Leadership and Management, Robert Morris University

Courses Taught at LEC

  • HU 120 Travels Through Time and Space

  • EDC 340 Educational Media and Technology

  • EDM 500 Research for the Classroom Educator

  • EDA 331 Planning for Instruction

  • EDA 401 AYA Social Studies Methods

  • EDC 312 Field Experience I

  • EDC 412 Field Experience II

  • EDC 444 AYA Student Teaching

  • EDM 517 Models of Effective Teaching and Planning

  • EDC 230 Educational Psychology


  • Rothwell, G. (2020). Perceptions of Snapchat as an asynchronous educational discussion platform.  International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Advanced Technology, 1(3), 24-34.

  • Rothwell, G., & Shaffer, M. (2019). ESports in k-12 and post-secondary schools. Education Sciences, 9(2), 105.

  • Rothwell, G. (2019). An updated look at adopters and non-adopters of educational technology among teachers in a rural setting (Doctoral dissertation). Robert Morris University, Moon Township, PA.


Greg Rothwell is currently the Program Director of Education & Professional Studies. Previously, he has served as assistant and head principal of Follansbee Middle School and Brooke High School, in Brooke County, West Virginia. Before his career in administrative positions, Greg taught history at Brooke High School. During his tenure at Brooke High School, Greg served on numerous committees including groups focusing on curriculum and technology, establishing many Advanced Placement courses, and academic-based competition teams.

Also, Greg has served in many leadership roles, including the Brooke High School faculty senate chair, social studies department chair, member of the school leadership team, local school improvement council, and a regional advisory committee for professional development. As a leader, Greg has established an emphasis on STEM education at the district level, working with curriculum directors and faculty. After receiving grant money, Greg and his team traveled throughout the country to learn about STEM-related educational techniques and technologies. Greg earned his Ph.D. from Robert Morris University in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, studying Instructional Management and Leadership. His dissertation title is "An Updated Look at Adopters and Non-Adopters of Educational Technology Among Teachers in a Rural Setting". He has also earned an M.A in Teaching and Learning with Technology from Ashford University (IA), an M.A in Educational Leadership from Wheeling Jesuit University (WV), and a B.A. in Secondary Education with an emphasis on social studies from West Liberty University (WV).