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Dr. Austin Kureethara Manuel

Adjunct Faculty
Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of West Florida M.S. (Mathematics and Statistics) 2018
Mercer University, Atlanta, GA Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction 2015
Mercer University, Atlanta, GA M.Ed. 2012
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India B.Ed. 1997
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India B.S. (Mathematics) 1992
Employer Position Start Date End Date
West College of Education, Midwestern State Univesity Assistant Professor 09/01/2016 05/31/2021
Alcovy High School, Covington, GA High School Teacher 08/01/2010 05/31/2016
Forest Park High School, Forest Park, GA High School Teacher 08/01/2007 05/31/2010
St John De Britto High School, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India High School Teacher 01/10/1997 05/31/2007

Randolph, J. J., DeWeese, S. V., Manuel, A. K., Baugher, G. A., Tessmer, K. A., Westbrook, A. F., & Shoats, S. M. L. (October, 2012). Page length and methodological characteristics of education-related dissertations published in 2011. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Georgia Education Research Association, Savannah, GA. 

Kureethara Manuel, A., Gupta, D., & Hinchman, T. (2018). A mutually beneficial PDS model, School-University Partnerships, 11(3),

Randolph, Justus J., Falbe, Kristina, Manuel, Austin Kureethara, & Balloun, Joseph L. (2014). A Step-by-Step Guide to Propensity Score Matching in R. Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 19(18). Available online:

Kureethara Manuel, A. & Hinchman, T. (2018). Classroom technology: Overcoming the hindrances in new teachers’ classrooms. Poster presented at Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Washington D.C. Proceedings available at:

Randolph, J. J., Falbe, K., & Manuel, A. K. (2014, April). A practitioner’s guide to propensity score matching. Paper presented at the Mercer University Atlanta Research Conference, Atlanta, GA.


Manuel, A. K. (2015). The effects of immediate feedback using a student response system on math achievement of eleventh grade students (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text. (Accession Order No. AAT3662754)

Randolph, Justus, DeWeese, Sean, Manuel, Austin Kureethara, Baugher, Greg, Tessmer, Kimberly, Westbrook, Amy, Shoats, Stacey, Balloun, Joseph, & Crawford, Linda. (2014). Page length and methodological characteristics of recently published doctoral dissertations in education, Georgia Educational Researcher, 11(2). Available at: 3