Assistant Professor of Talent Development

Ph.D. Education: Human Resource Development and Training, Old Dominion University
MRC Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky
Bachelors of Science in Special Education, East Tennessee State University

Campus Phone: Ext. 5607
Came to Tusculum: 2014

Dr. Burleson currently teaches Talent Development courses in the College of Education at Tusculum in the beautiful city of Greeneville, TN. Dr. Burleson completed his Ph.D. at Old Dominion University in Norfolk Virginia in Education: Human Resource Development and Training. In fulfillment of his dissertation research Dr. Burleson completed a national study that examined Faculty Compensation Practices for Developing and Delivering Web-based Courses.

Dr. Burleson most recently directed online/e-learning initiatives including strategic planning and online course and program development in higher education. In this role, Dr. Burleson provided professional development opportunities to faculty and staff on the effective use of educational technologies in face-to-face, web-enhanced, blended, and online courses. Additionally, he trained faculty to develop and deliver web-based, blended, and web-enhanced courses and developed interactive educational technology training modules for students. He has provided learning management system technical and administrative support and managed online learning budget including course faculty development compensation.

A native of east Tennessee, Dr. Burleson is the proud dad of four wonderful children. He lives in Kingsport with his wife, Becca. Dr. Burleson is a musician who enjoys bluegrass, Dixieland and jazz.