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Natasha Merchant, Ph.D.

Natasha Merchant
Title: Assistant Professor, Foundations
Phone: 678-717-3564

Office: Nesbitt 5160, Gainesville
Areas of Expertise: Social Studies Education and Social Foundations of Education


Natasha is an assistant professor of education at the University of North Georgia where she teaches social foundations courses to undergraduate, pre-service teachers. She graduated with a doctorate in social studies education and a graduate certificate in feminist studies from the University of Washington in Seattle.

Natasha's primary area of research investigates how the Muslim-other is approached in social studies curriculum. Visit Dr. Merchant's website for more information on her work.

Courses Taught





  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Washington, 2015
  • Graduate Certification, Feminist Studies, University of Washington, 2015
  • MAT, Masters in Teaching, K-8 Certification and Endorsement in History, Seattle University, 2005

Research/Special Interests

Critical Curriculum Studies, Religious Literacy, Social Studies

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