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Gloria Bobbie

Adjunct Lecturer of Anthropology

Gloria is an adjunct lecturer of anthropology at the State University of New York Plattsburgh where she has taught for 25 years. Her main focus is global issues, specifically the medicalization of healthcare.

Gloria served as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Education Star Schools Program. She began the online learning program at SUNY Plattsburgh and served on the organizing committee for the e_Gov For All online international conference developed by the Benton Foundation and New York Forum. She is a COTE fellow and has been inducted in, and is a member of, Delta Kappa Gamma Society for Women Educators, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Beta Delta, Phi Alpha Theta and Phi Eta Sigma. She has received an All-American Scholar Award, SUNY Plattsburgh Outstanding Distance Learning Faculty Award, and the Chancellor’s Award for Academic Excellence in Adjunct Teaching.

  • Education
    • Ph.D., ABD, 2012 — Capella University
      • Dissertation: “Preparing Teachers for Rural and Urban Schools: An Ethnographic"
    • MALS, 2001 — State University of New York at Plattsburgh
      • Thesis: “The Education of Native America,” GPA 4.0
    • B.A., 1999 — State University of New York Plattsburgh
      • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, major in anthropology with minors in business and accounting, GPA 3.9


    • 2016, State University of New York — Online SUNY Course Quality Review (OSCQR) SUNY Online, Online Education 
    • 2015, University of Phoenix — Quality Matters Organization 2015 Teaching Online Certificate 
    • 2012, University of Phoenix — University of Phoenix Advanced Facilitator Online Learning
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