Virginia Batchelor, Ph.D.

Virginia Batchelor

Dr. Virginia A. Batchelor

Professor, Department of Education

(716) 880-2557

About Dr. Virginia A. Batchelor:

Dr. Virginia Batchelor is Professor in the Department of Education. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Foundations of Education from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has been a member of the faculty at Medaille since 2001. She is an international speaker and educator. To include her lectures within the United States, she has presented her work in Iasi, Romania, Shanghai China, and Mexico City. She is the recipient of numerous awards for community service. To her credit, Dr. Batchelor has earned recognition for her work with Buffalo Quarters Historical Society regarding the importance of Historic Broderick Park in Buffalo, New York, one of the final stops listed as a pivotal point of freedom as it relates the Underground Railroad Movement. In partnership with the Honorable Mayor Byron W. Brown and the City of Buffalo, the installment of a time capsule has been placed in Historic Broderick Park to be reopened in 100 years to inform the future generation of what our hopes are for them. Dr. Batchelor has several publications that focus on subject matter pertaining to culture change, African American women’s health issues, and domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST) and special concerns of children in her book titled Stop Calling Me That! My Name is Araminta. She is presently working on a second book for children.


Areas of Interest/Research
Social issues (e.g., anti-bullying, suicide among African American boys, DMST, etc.) that impact vulnerable populations in society and schooling for P-12 teachers, Culturally Responsive Teaching, African American women's health, and social issues.

B.A., State University of New York Empire State College
M.S., State University of New York College at Buffalo
M.Ed., Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo

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