College of Education and Allied Professions
Dr. Emily Virtue is an Assistant Professor of Educational Research. Before joining the faculty in the College of Education and Allied Professions, Dr. Virtue served as a lecturer in the English department and as the Retention and Completion Advisor in the Division of Student Success at WCU. Dr. Virtue worked in Student Affairs in a number of capacities including student wellness, activities, leadership development, and community engagement. She earned her BA in Writing from the University of Mount Union (2006), a MA in English from University of North Carolina Wilmington (2008), and a PhD in Educational Leadership from Clemson University (2019) .
Research Methodologies (particularly qualitative research) and academic writing
learning communities, faculty preparation and higher education pedagogy, conditionally-enrolled students, qualitative methodology