Stacey Kerr
Assistant Professor
Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
Geographic Education, Human Geography, Qualitative Research
Dow Science Complex 284

Dr. Kerr is a Professor of Geography at Central Michigan University.


  • Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2016
  • M.S., The University of Miami, 2012
  • B.S.ED., The University of Miami, 2010

Teaching Areas

  • Human Geography
  • Geography Education

Research Fields

  • Geography Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Mobilities Theories
  • Gender
  • Aesthetics
  • Education Technology
  • Geospatial Technology for Education


  • Kerr, S.L. (2018). Space. In D. G. Krutka, A. M. Whitlock, & M. Helmsing. Keywords in the social studies: Concepts and conversations. 101-112. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Kerr, S.L., & Schmeichel, M.J. (2018) Teacher Twitter chats: Gender differences in participants' contributions, Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 50(3), 241-252, DOI: 10.1080/15391523.2018.1458260 
  • Schmeichel, M.J, Kerr S.L, & Linder, C. (2017). Selfies as postfeminist pedagogy: The production of traditional femininity in the US South. Gender & Education. DOI: 10.1080/09540253.2017.1411890
  • Kerr, S.L. & Adams, E.C. (2017). What do you see? Visual(izing) social studies for all. Oregon Journal of the Social Studies 5(1). 30-41.
  • Kerr, S.L. (2016). Integrating geospatial technologies into existing teacher education coursework: Theoretical and practical notes from the field. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 16(3). Retrieved from
  • Garrett, H. J., & Kerr, S. L. (2016). Theorizing the Use of Aesthetic Texts in Social Studies Education. Theory & Research in Social Education 44(4). 505-531.
  • Kerr, S., Schmeichel, M., & Janis, S. (2015). Using Evernote as an interactive notebook with pre-service social studies teachers. Social Studies Research and Practice 10(1). 94-111.
  • Kerr, S., Collins, L., Jo, I., Monroe-Ossi, H., Ray, W., Whitcraft, A.K., Solem, M., & Stoltman, J.P. (2014). Teacher education and geography: Research perspectives. Research in Geographic Education, 15(2). 44-58.