Dr. Marilyn May Dolven is a graduate of Kansas State University, with a Ph.D. in Education and has been in the education profession for over 30 years, teaching in areas of Art, History, and the Social Sciences. She is presently part of the education faculty at Georgia Gwinnett College, in Lawrenceville, Georgia. She lives with her husband, mother, and one very spoiled Lhasa Opsa puppy named Christopher, in Gainesville, Georgia. Her grown children, Laura, Katie, and Jacob, come to visit, play with the puppy, and listen to their grandmother tell stories of the past.
Dr. Dolven is a past editor for Geographic Insights, a Kansas Geographic Education publication, and she is currently on the Journal of Social Studies Research Journal review board. Dr. Dolven has written and published a variety of articles on topics of educational change and the integration of technology into teaching methodology.