Dr. Kohl has been on faculty at Point Loma since 2006, teaching across the Master's of education programs. Prior to teaching at Trinity International University in Illinois, she was a teacher, gifted program director, and principal. Dr. Kohl's research interests are in gifted education and international education. She has worked in educational partnerships with schools and universities in Hungary and Kenya and serves as an educational consultant.
- B.S., Education, English literature; minors, Spanish, Portuguese, University of Illinois
- M.A., Theological Studies, New Testament, Wheaton College
- Ed. D., Curriculum & Instruction, Language Arts, Educational Psychology, Gifted Education, Northern Illinois University
- Research Design – GED 689
- Single Subject Methods – GED 621
- Clinical Practice Seminar
- Classroom Management
Professional and Community Involvement
- National Association for Gifted Children
- International Christian School of Budapest, Board Member
- Sango Association, Consultant
- English Camp Volunteer, Hungary
Awards and Honors
- Edmund James Scholar, University of Illinois
- Merrill C. Tenney Award in Greek, Wheaton College
Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications
- Dissertation: Literary response of ludic adolescent readers to two short stories
- Spielhagen, F.R. & Kohl, R.J. (2013) School choice — or threat to civil liberties? In Spielhagen, F.R. (ed.) Debating Single-Sex Education: Separate and Equal?, R & L Education.
- Kohl, R. J. (2013) We've always done it this way: Single-sex classes in Kenya. In Spielhagen, F.R. (ed.) Debating Single-Sex Education: Separate and Equal?, R & L Education.