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College of Education

Kris Frady

Assistant Professor

Office: 312 Old Main
Phone: 864-656-7089
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction in Educational Technology
University of Florida 2012

MAT Business Education
University of South Carolina 2007

B.S. Management, Minor Elementary Education
Clemson University 2003


Kristin Frady is an Assistant Professor at Clemson University jointly appointed between the Educational and Organizational Leadership Development and Engineering and Science Education Departments. Her research focuses on innovations in workforce development at educational and career transitions. The context of her research emphasizes three primary areas specifically focusing on two-year college and secondary STEM and career education, educational innovations, and the middle skill workforce. Kris is or has served as Principal Investigator, Co-Principal Investigator, or Senior Personnel numerous federal grants including a current National Science Foundation CAREER grant. Kris has also led development of digital learning tools to designed expand technician education capacity through virtual reality tools, advanced e-learning modules, and iBooks.

Courses Taught

• AL 8440 Survey of Research Methods in Intercollegiate Athletics
• EDHC 3300 Concepts of Human Capital Education and Development
• EDL 7530 Educational Evaluation
• EDL 8390 Applied Research and Evaluation in Higher Education
• EDL 8850 Selected Topics in Educational Administration
• EDL 9550 Two-Year Colleges
• EDL 9910 Doctoral Dissertation Research
• ESED 8880 Preparing for the Professoriate
• HRD 8600 Instructional Materials Development
• HRD 8800 Research Concepts and Skills
• HRD 8900 Human Performance Improvement Instrumentation
• HRD 8970 Human Resource Development Applied Research and Development
• HRD 8490 Evaluation of Training and Development/HRD Programs
• HRD 8450 Human Resource Development Learning Analytics

Research Interests

Innovations in workforce development at educational and career transitions
Two-year college and secondary STEM and career education
Educational innovations
Middle skill workforce


Research Projects