In addition to teaching Latin and coordinating the Latin curriculum at KSU, Dr. Gregory Ewing is the District Administrator and Supervisor for Foreign Language and ESOL Programs for the Cobb County School District. He taught Latin, Italian, English, and ESOL at the high school level for 16 years and has 28 years of service in the Cobb County School District. He continues to teach Linguistics, Culture and Methods courses for the ESOL endorsement for Cobb educators as well as serve as an Advisory Board Member for both the Inclusive Education Department (TESOL) and the Foreign Language Department.
Dr. Ewing holds the B.A. degree in Classics, the M.S. degree in Latin and Educational Policy Studies (double major) and the Ed.D. degree in Counseling Psychology. He also completed language training and studies in Venice and Rome Italy as well as Guadalajara, Mexico. Dr. Ewing is a former student of the late Dr. Marion Leathers Kuntz, Regents, Research, and Fuller E. Calloway Distinguished Professor Emerita in Classics and European Renaissance Intellectual History. He completed research and studies with Dr. Kuntz in Rome and Venice in 1985 and 2000 respectfully.
Dr. Ewing also has authored and/or administered two major grants awarded to the Cobb County School District: the Teaching English Language Learner Grant ($1,000,000) by Dr. Judy Holzman in the KSU Foreign Language Department as well as serving as the primary author for the Amistad Language Grant ($940,000) both awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. He also co-authored a LUSO Foundation Grant for Portuguese language study for teachers in the Cobb County School District to participate in the Middlebury College summer language program for the last 9 years ($50,000).
Currently, Dr. Ewing’s educational research interests include second language acquisition theory and language pedagogy for the K-12 language teacher. When not teaching Classics or Linguistics, he is actively involved in the LUSO Grant and the Middlebury College Portuguese language program, teaching the ESOL Endorsement as well as writing curricula and instructional practices each summer. His interests in the Classics focus on the Latin authors Catullus, Livy, Vergil, and Ovid.