Jan Riggsbee

Jan Riggsbee

Professor of the Practice of the Program in Educaton

External address: 
213 West Duke Building, Program In Education, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90739, Program In Education, Durham, NC 27708-0739
(919) 660-3077


  • Ed.D., North Carolina State University 1992
  • M.A., Appalachian State University 1982
  • B.A., Queens University, Charlotte 1975

Selected Grants

Duke Teach House awarded by William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust (Principal Investigator). 2016 to 2019

Learn and Serve awarded by Corporation for National Service (Co-Principal Investigator). 2010 to 2013

Transcultural Inquiry: Internationalizing Teacher Preparation at Duke awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2007

Linnenbrink-Garcia, L, Wormington, SV, Snyder, KE, Riggsbee, J, Perez, T, Ben-Eliyahu, A, and Hill, NE. "Multiple Pathways to Success: An Examination of Integrative Motivational Profiles Among Upper Elementary and College Students." Journal of Educational Psychology 110.7 (October 2018): 1026-1048. Full Text

Mendelson, J, White, Y, Hans, L, Adebari, R, Schmid, L, Riggsbee, J, Goldsmith, A, Ozler, B, Buehne, K, Jones, S, Shapleton, J, and Dawson, G. "A Preliminary Investigation of a Specialized Music Therapy Model for Children with Disabilities Delivered in a Classroom Setting." Autism research and treatment 2016 (January 2016): 1284790-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Riggsbee, J, Malone, D, and Straus, M. "The Role of Liberal Education in Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers." Ed. SJ Carey. Association of American Colleges and Universities Peer Review 14 (2012): 12-15.

Carboni, LW, and Riggsbee, J. "“We needed support and it was out there:” Building an electronic community with cooperating teachers (In preparation)." Mentoring and Tutoring: Partnership in Learning (2005). (Academic Article)

Spires, HA, Gallini, J, and Riggsbee, J. "Effects of schema-based and text structure-based cues on expository prose comprehension in fourth graders." Journal of Experimental Education 60.4 (January 1, 1992): 307-320. Full Text

Riggsbee, J, and Wynn, S. "Transforming teacher preparation: A developmental model." Proceedings of the 6th Annual Mentoring Conference, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (2013).

Wynn, SR, and Riggsbee, J. "Re-conceptualizing Reflection: Helping Students Move from Reaction to Action." Conference Proceedings (2013).