Dr. Candace Chambers earned her PhD in Curriculum & Instruction, Urban Literacy from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Charlotte, NC. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in secondary education from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS, and a Master’s degree in English from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL with a concentration in Composition, Rhetoric, and English Studies.
Dr. Chambers is currently a Lecturer of Professional Writing at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she teaches undergraduate courses on business and professional writing. She has also served as an English instructor at Central Piedmont Community College, the University of Alabama, and within the Correctional Education Program at Ashland University. She is licensed to teach English- grades 7-12, and has served as a writing center tutor at Shelton State Community College, University of Alabama, and Jackson State University.
Professional Writing Experience
Dr. Chambers has worked in the field of writing in various capacities. She has worked as an Advanced Placement assessment scorer for the College Board and Public Affairs Writer/Editor for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resource Conservation Service. Many of her stories have been featured nationally on the USDA’s national website. During her undergraduate tenure, she wrote news, variety, and commentary articles for the Jackson State University’s Blue and White Flash newspaper.