College of Education and Allied Professions
Director of Teacher Education & Associate Professor
Office Address: Killian 201P
• Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Specialization in English, Indiana State University, 1999
• M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, Specialization in English, Indiana State University, 1997
• B.S., Applied Learning and Development with minors in English and Spanish, 1994
Dr. Ruebel is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University. She is a former Associate Professor, Associate Chair, and Middle Level Program Director at the University of Texas at Arlington. Kim has taught elementary and middle school in both Texas and Indiana. Dr. Ruebel's research interests center around middle level education, teacher education, and the induction and retention of teachers.
Kim K. Ruebel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
College of Education & Allied Professions
91 Killian Building Lane
Western Carolina University
Cullowhee, NC 28723