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Education, law professor Scott Ferrin to give Dec. 10 BYU devotional

Scott Ferrin, an associate professor with the McKay School of Education at Brigham Young University, will be the next speaker at the campus devotional Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center.

The devotional will be broadcast live on the BYU Broadcasting channels and online at byutv.org. Rebroadcast information can be found through byutv.org/schedule. Archived devotionals are available at speeches.byu.edu.

Ferrin is an associate professor of educational leadership and foundations and adjunct professor of law at BYU. He is also an affiliated scholar at the Wheatley Institution. Prior to joining BYU, Ferrin served as executive assistant to the president, trustee liaison officer and secretary to the board of Bryant College.

His research focuses heavily on educational law and policy; school and Constitutional law, including church and state issues; politics and policy; language policy; leadership issues including relationship of higher education to primary and secondary education; and governance issues in higher education.

He has lectured internationally and been published widely in many scholarly journals and books, including the Bilingual Research Journal, Education and Urban Society, Equity and Excellence in Education, Higher Education Policy, International Journal of Higher Education and the Journal of Law and Education.

Ferrin holds a bachelor’s degree and a juris doctorate from BYU and master of education and doctorate of education degrees from Harvard University.

Writer: Hwa Lee

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