Alicia Laffoon


Dr. Alicia  Laffoon


Senior Lecturer


Curriculum & Instruction

Email Address:


(865) 354-3000 ext. 4338


Roane State, Harriman Y-101, TTU BOX 5042

Research Interests


Dr. Alicia Laffoon holds a Ph.D. in Theory and Practice in Teacher Education from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Currently, she is a senior lecturer at Tennessee Tech University in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Alicia teaches a variety of junior and senior level elementary methods coursework and serves as a clinical supervisor and edTPA coach. Her research interest dwell within the social studies and her focus is teaching inquiry based social studies with primary and secondary sources.

Degrees and Certifications

  • PhD, Theory & Practice of Teacher Education, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • MA, Instructional Leadership, Tennessee Tech University 
  • BA, Social Studies, Middle Tennessee State University