Dr. Corrie Fountain is the Interim Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs. Her responsibilities include faculty recruitment, retention, and support. She creates and facilitates faculty development workshops, seminars, and other trainings for faculty, manages faculty awards, and assists with the promotion and tenure process. Dr. Fountain also co-leads the mentoring initiatives for the university and consults with colleges and departments on DEI and faculty belonging.
Prior to joining GSU, Dr. Fountain served as Department Chair of Inclusive Education and Interim Associate Dean for Diversity and Community Engagement at Kennesaw State University. She co-chaired the Presidential Commission on Gender and Work-Life Issues and has facilitated more than 30 workshops on various topics, including race, gender, sexuality, and accessibility. Her recognitions and awards include the Best 40 under 40 Alumni Recognition Award from Delaware State University and the Graduate College Award for Distinguished Teacher (Junior Level) and Difference Maker in the Life a Student Award from Kennesaw State University.
Dr. Fountain’s academic field of interest is education and intersectionality within higher education, and she holds an academic appointment as Professor of Cultural and Behavioral Science in Perimeter College at Georgia State. Her research and scholarship have centered on inclusion, intersectionality, and advocacy. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Delaware State University, a master’s degree in special education/behavior disorders from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. in educational policy studies with a concentration in research, measurement, and statistics from Georgia State University.