Brandy Brown Walker, Ph.D.
Public Service Associate
(706) 542-1660


At the Fanning Institute, Brandy designs, develops and helps facilitate training for youth and adult leadership programs. She specializes in instructional design, technology, and community-engaged research and oversees the institute’s curriculum webinars and online leadership training. Brandy brings her expertise in adult learning, curriculum design, and instructional technology to bear in designing, developing, and delivering leadership programs for youth and adults, and her work in curriculum design and program development bridges education, research and service in a variety of ways. Through a Service-Learning fellowship, Brandy designed a new cross-disciplinary course to promote community-engaged research methods. She also works with Q-methodology personality and risk assessments, and enjoys collaborating with academic faculty on community-engaged projects.

Prior to joining the Fanning Institute, Brandy has worked and taught at Tulane University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology and the College of Education at the University of Georgia.


  • Ph.D., learning, design, and technology, University of Georgia
  • M.A., English, Tulane University
  • B.A., English and German, University of Georgia

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