Hannah Baggett

Associate Professor

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Office: 4024 Haley Center

Units: Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

Campus Mail: 4036 Haley Center

Email: hcb0017@auburn.edu

Phone: (334) 844-3024

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Academic Areas

Educational Psychology

Educational Research, Measurement, and Assessment

Short Bio

Dr. Hannah Baggett is an Associate Professor in the College of Education with specialization in educational research. Her research interests include critical theories, race and education, and educator beliefs. She also has particular interest in qualitative and participatory methods as they intersect with social justice issues. 

A former high school French teacher, Dr. Baggett's scholarship focuses on a pipeline of educational junctures, including work about World Language education, preservice and practicing teachers, and youth in alternative schools. Her work been published in journals such as the American Educational Research Journal, Teaching and Teacher Education, Qualitative Inquiry, and the Journal of Adolescent Research.

Her recent book, The Grammar of School Discipline: Removal, Resistance, and Reform in Alabama Schools, coauthored with Carey Andrzejewski, Ph.D., weaves numeric data about school discipline with portraits of alternative school students and school administrators. They describe how school discipline policies and practices damage relationships with and trajectories of Black youth and how practitioners might make efforts towards repair. 

Her outreach projects include collaborating with school stakeholders and educational leaders in Alabama to improve outcomes for youth, particularly around issues of school discipline.


Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, 2015, North Carolina State University

M.A.T. in French Education K-12, 2006, University of North Carolina

B.A. in Romance Languages:French, 2002, University of North Carolina

B.A. in Economics, 2002, University of North Carolina

Professional Experience

2020 - Present

Associate Professor, Auburn University

2015 - 2020

Assistant Professor, Auburn University

Teaching Interests

  • Qualitative research methods
  • Critical theories in education

Research Interests

Hannah Baggett's research projects include qualitative research about preservice and practicing teachers' beliefs, with a focus on justice and equity orientations; a state-wide analysis of school discipline policy and practice in Alabama; and outreach work that engages alternative school students in youth research to promote community belonging and empowerment.