Dr. Renner is an international speaker, author, lecturer. educator and consultant for governments and civil societies. She was recently appointed  a 2015 Carnegie Africa Disapora Fellow by the Carnegie Corporation of New York and a Fulbright Specialist Scholar by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB).  The Fulbright Specialsit scholar award  is funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Carnegie Africa Disapora Fellow  award is funded  by the  Carnegie Corporation of New York and  administered by the Institute of International Education in  partnership with Quinnipiac University in New York.   She is currently a tenured  Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at East Tenseness State University.

A native of Sierra Leone, she practiced law as an attorney specializing in comparative international law and general legal practice. She currently teaches Law, Policy Analysis,  Small Group Leadership,  the Adult Learner and Ethics for Educational Leaders for the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at East Tennessee State University. Her legal background, education and  cross cultural and international experiences affords her the opportunity to consult and advise on eLearning,mLearning (mobile learning), leadership issues with particular emphasis on cross-cultural leadership,  global leadership,  creativity,  and on the legal aspects of copyright  and social media in higher education . She obtained her first law degree and Bar Final certification from the Council of Legal Education/ Sierra Leone Law School in Freetown, Sierra Leone and a subsequent graduate law degree at the University of Georgia, graduate school of Law in the U.S.

 She  was awarded the Clemmer College of Education Outstanding Research Faculty award in 2014,  and appointed a 2014 Tennessee Board of Regents Maxine Smith Fellow. She is a two-term recipient of the PEO International Peace Scholarship award and a recipient of the "Shanklin Excellency Outstanding International Scholar Award."  Recently she was also a  recipient of the Best paper Award from the International Conference on Higher Education Administration  in 2011 and the Excellency Presentation awards in 2013.  She  is a prolific writer and author of  twelve books,  several children's  fiction audio books (with accompanying children's music),  four non-fiction audio books on wisdom and creativity, several book chapters and several refereed peer-reviewed journal articles on leadership (including crosscultural leadership), wisdom, and  creativity.

She is also the author and creator of three recent new mobile apps namely: "Wisdom Keys for Creativity",  "Creative Wisdom " and "Social Media and the Law.    Her mobile and tablet apps can be dowlnoaded by iPhone, iPad and Android mobile and tablet users. All of her mobile apps  are currently available and can be downloaded from Apple's iTunes  stores and Android's google- play store and from this website. 

She is married to Sylvester Renner and has a creative five and a half year old son, Daniel Denzel Renner. They currently reside in Johsnon City, TN To access her Curriculum Vita click here.

To access her website as a Professional Educator and Tenured Faculty  Click Here

 

 

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