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Jovita Ross-Gordon, Ed.D.


Professor in Education at Texas State University


Dr. Ross-Gordon’s research centers on teaching and learning of adults, with specific foci on 1) adult learners in higher education, 2) adults with disabilities, and 3) issues of diversity and equity in adult higher education and continuing professional education. She has received the Marlowe Froke Outstanding Publication Award from the Association for Continuing Higher Education and the research award from the University Continuing Education Association. She serves as Co-Editor-in-Chief for the New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education Series and as a Co-Editor of Adult Education Quarterly.


Education Background
  • Ed.D., University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Adult Education
  • M.A., Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Learning Disabilities
  • B.S., Northwestern University, Speech and Language Pathology
Jovita Ross-Gordon
Professor, Adult Education
Program Coordinator, M.A. in Adult Education
Phone: (512) 245-8084
Mailing Address:
601 University Drive
ASB South 310
San Marcos, TX 78666