About Me


 Dr. Alice Rhodes Hinsley  is a veteran educator with decades of experience in classroom teaching in English/Communication throughout the southeast; primarily, with the Atlanta Public School System (secondary level) and the Atlanta University Center of Higher Education, a consortium of HBCU’s (Historically Black Colleges and Universities);  also,  she  assisted her alma mater - Morris Brown College – as Assistant Professor of English for several years.

Her achievements in English and Communication are numerous and her professional career in pedagogical skills have merited Dr. Hinsley awards and recognition among peers, students, and community. On the basis of her outstanding abilities in the area of teaching and learning, Alice  Hinsley has distinguished herself as a leader in the implementation of quality and innovative teaching practices resulting in serving in the capacities of  curriculum / instructional supervision  and  chairperson of  English and Language Arts Department at the public school levels.

Alice  Hinsley is an advocate and specialist in the use of interdisciplinary teaching and differentiated learning theories /practices that promote and foster gainful achievements among students. Additionally, she enjoys writing articles, speaking, and reading widely. As the recipient of special recognition in written rhetoric, Dr. Hinsley has written historical and political works in the genre of presidential narratives with  publication in 2019 of The Forty –Fourth about  the leadership of President Obama with parallels  of  Lincoln.

As an  author, she  is a member of the Lincoln Forum, Gettysburg, PA; an organization of scholars, historians, and writers dedicated to preserving the memory and understanding of President Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Era. Frequently, the Lincoln Forum lectures are broadcast on PBS and Book TV channels. Additionally, she  has  served in leadership and service capacities by volunteer, appointment and/or election in various organizations. Dr. Hinsley travels extensively;  she enjoys music, theater, and politics as well.

A native Georgian and lifetime resident of Atlanta, she takes pride in her southern roots and the progress of the “new “ South.  Dr. Hinsley is the proud mother of one son who is a member of the clergy and a military veteran.

 Indeed,  Dr. Alice Hinsley is dedicated to motivating and inspiring students to achieve their goals and believes that all students can learn. As a result, her teaching style and best practices focus on the educational philosophy of Confucius: “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.” As a writer,  she has written several books which will soon be published in the genres of fiction and nonfiction. 


Bachelor of Arts – Morris Brown College (English)  Atlanta, GA

Advanced Study - Atlanta University - Education with Concentration in English

Reading Specialist - M.Ed - Georgia State University, Atlanta

Administration and Leadership Certification -  Georgia State University

Doctor of Education (Ed.D ) Curriculum and Instruction / Youth Studies

Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida    

Post graduate study  - College of Arts and Sciences/ Department of English

  • Georgia State University –2018 and 2019 
  • English Master of Arts Program 
  • Concentration – Literary Studies