Dr. Goodner holds a Doctorate in Education focused on Adult and Career Education from Valdosta State University and a Master of Science in Social Administration from Georgia Southwestern State University. As an undergraduate, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Sociology from Georgia Southern University Associate of Science in Middle School Education from Darton State College.
Dr. Jason S. Goodner serves as the Dean of Arts & Humanities of Arkansas State University - Beebe. Dr. Goodner assumed his post on July 1, 2017.
Dr. Goodner, a native of southwest Georgia, most recently served as Executive Director of Assessment and Accreditation/SACSCOC Liaison and Assistant Professor of Sociology at Albany State University. At previous institutions, he has served as a chief academic officer, director of an off-campus instructional site, academic department chair, academic program coordinator, student services officer, and admissions officer. In addition to his administrative experience, Dr. Goodner has higher education experience working with traditional and non-traditional students in on-campus, web-enhanced, and online instructional environments.