Senior Instructional Designer
Locklear has worked in UNCP's Office of Online Learning since 2004 and served his Alma Mater in various capacities. He was UNCP's Staff Council Chair (2012-2014) and served on the UNC Staff Assembly's Executive Committee (2013-2016). Locklear has also served on various university committees.
Locklear earned an undergraduate degree in American Indian Studies (AIS) from UNC Pembroke ('03) and a Master's Degree from East Carolina in Instructional Design ('06). During his undergraduate studies, Locklear developed a passion for Native peoples. While in his Master's program, Locklear learned how to combine his research interests. Thus, in addition to his role as an Instructional Designer, he researches how Universities can better serve Native students through Online Education.