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Dr. Tanetha Grosland

Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

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Email: jamay@usf.edu 
Office: USF Tampa campus, EDU 158-E 
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Dr. Tanetha Grosland is an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy studies in the College of Education at the University of South Florida. Prior to education, she was a successful political scientist on Capitol Hill. She was a staff assistant focused on press relations and legislative research in Washington, D.C. in the United States Senate on Capitol Hill for the late Senator Rod Grams (R-Minnesota) then in St. Paul for the late Congressman Bruce Vento (D-Minnesota, 4th Congressional District).

Dr. Grosland holds three degrees from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities: a bachelor's degree in political science, a master's degree in elementary and social science education, and a Ph.D. in culture and teaching. 

Generally, Dr. Grosland's research focuses on politics, emotions, and the relationship between the two. Her study on classroom experiences in a higher education where race and racism are topics of study remains the cornerstone of her scholarship. She teaches graduate courses in curriculum, politics, and policy.