“Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde

Stefanie McKoy (M.Ed) is a Doctoral Academy Fellow and student in the University of Arkansas’ Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program. Her program of research comprises three interconnected lines: gifted education, teacher education, and digital ethnography. Stefanie has an extensive presentation record, and multiple manuscripts in development and under review. Her recent book chapter “Moving inside, online, and onto the streets: Isomorphism of online social movements and real life” will be published in The Social Media Handbook Volume 2 (expected February 2022).  As a graduate assistant, Stefanie teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses in special education, gifted and talented education, and teacher preparedness. In addition to her research interests, Stefanie is an author with Kagan Publishing, with twelve books currently in distribution. Before beginning her doctoral degree, Stefanie taught elementary for thirteen years.