Robin Franklin

Professor of Education
Wingo Hall
P843-863-7552 /


Educational Leadership, Virginia Commonwealth University (PhD)
Administration and Supervision, University of Richmond (MEd)
Elementary Education (K-8), Carson Newman University (BS)

South Carolina Teaching License K-8, Administration K-12, and Gifted Education K-12

Robin Franklin

Dr. Robin Kesterson Franklin is a full professor in the College of Education at CSU and currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses. She earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education (K-8) from Carson-Newman University, a Master of Education in administration and supervision from University of Richmond, a Gifted Education Endorsement from University of Virginia, and a Doctor in educational leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Franklin has developed courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and has developed numerous partnerships with the public schools throughout the region. Franklin brings more than 15 years of professional experience in public schools to the college classroom holding licensure in PK-8 teaching, gifted education, and K-12 administration.

In addition to traveling nationally and speaking at multiple conferences, she is active in grant work with the Department of Education and the State of South Carolina which benefits low achieving schools in high need areas in Charleston and surrounding districts. She is an honoree of Phi Kappa Phi national honor society, Alpha Delta Kappa international honorary organization for women educators, a member of NAEYC (National Association for the Education of the Young Child), and a member of NAGC (National Association for Gifted Children). Her teaching and scholarly research interests include educational psychology, gifted education, creativity, classroom management, and educational technology.

Your Purpose. Our Mission.

As a professor I strive daily to connect with my students, develop their knowledge and skills, and help them fulfill their God given purpose as future teachers.

Dr. Robin Franklin