Faculty

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Name Research Interests
Able, Harriet
  • Personnel Preparation in Early Childhood Intervention
  • Ethics and Public Policy for Young Children and Their Families
  • Family Centered Assessment and Intervention Strategies
Akos, Patrick
  • Life/School Transitions
  • Middle School
  • Strengths-Based School Counseling
Anderson, Janice L.
  • Science Education
  • Gender and Science Education
  • Technology and Teacher Education
  • Computer and Video Games Use in Science Education
Baker, Claire
  • Social Justice and Equity
  • Predictors of School Readiness among Ethnic Minority Children
  • Promoting family-school Partnerships and Interventions in Diverse Contexts
  • Home-based Interventions for Families with Young Children
Bolick, Cheryl Mason
  • Technology and Teacher Education
  • Technology Across the Curriculum
  • Social Studies Education
Brown, Kathleen
  • Social Justice and Equity
  • Diversity and Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Principal Preparation Programs
  • Social Foundations
  • Middle Schools
Cabot, Nick
  • Science Education
  • Professional Development in Science Teaching
  • Professional Community
  • Distance Learning
Carrillo, Juan
  • Latino/a, Chicano/a Education
  • Latino Males (k-12 & Higher Ed.)
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Education
  • Anthropology of Education
  • Cultural Studies in Education
  • Critical Pedagogy
Cervantes-Soon, Claudia
  • Bilingual and ESL Pedagogy
  • Teacher Development
  • Gender and Minority Issues in Education
  • Language Education Policy
  • Women and Education
  • Ethnography in Educational Settings
Cizek, Gregory
  • Applied Measurement
  • Standard Setting
  • Testing Policy
  • Large-Scale Achievement Testing
  • Cheating on Tests
Cohen-Vogel, Lora
  • Educational policy
  • Politics of education
  • School effectiveness
Derry, Sharon
  • Experiential and experience-based learning
  • Learning and cognitive science
  • Teacher education and professional development
  • Video research in the learning sciences
  • Online learning
  • Statistical, civic and algebraic reasoning
Eaker-Rich, Deborah
  • Caring in socially and culturally diverse environments
  • Qualitative research methodologies
  • Teacher quality and self-efficacy
English, Fenwick
  • The Epistemology of Professional Practice
  • Sources of Evidence in Research
  • Leadership Theory
Evarrs, Sandra
  • Autism
  • Asperger’s Syndrome
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Psychoeducational Assessments
  • Special Education
Friel, Susan
  • Early Childhood Mathematics Education
  • Middle Grades Mathematics Education
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Statistics Education, K-8
Galassi, John
  • Strength-Based Approaches to School Counseling
Glazier, Jocelyn
  • Diversity and Multiculturalism
  • Professional Development/Teacher Education
  • Social and Cultural Studies
  • Literacy
  • Equity
Greene, Jeffrey A.
  • Cognition and Learning
  • Self-Regulated Learning
  • Epistemic and Ontological Cognition
  • Computer-Based Learning Environment
Griffin, Dana
  • School-Family-Community Collaboration
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Supervision
Grumet, Madeleine
  • Curriculum Theory
  • Arts and Education
  • Feminist Theory and Education
Gulledge, Suzanne
  • Middle Grades Education
  • Pedagogy: Practica and Research
  • Reflective Practice
  • Supervision
  • Global Studies
Hall, Leigh A.
  • Literacy
  • Comprehension
  • Struggling Readers
  • Adolescent Literacy
Hamm, Jill
  • Adolescents' Peer Relations
  • Adolescents' School Adjustment
Horner, Martinette
  • Elementary Education
Horton, Cheryl
  • Teacher Belief Systems
  • Elementary Education
Houck, Eric
  • State Funding Formulas
  • Local District School Finance Policies
  • School District Efficiency
  • Student Assignment Issues
  • Teacher Quality
Huff, Dan
  • Music Education
Hughes, Sherick
  • Critical Race Studies and Black Education
  • Qualitative/Mixed Research Methodology
  • Social Context of Urban/Rural Education
  • Interdisciplinary Foundations of Education
Knotek, Steve
  • Consultation
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Community, Sports and School Programs that Promote Youth Development
  • Early Intervention and Literacy
Lloyd, Mollie
  • Literacy Education
  • Literacy Diagnosis and Assessment
  • Struggling Readers
  • Emergent Readers
Marshall, Catherine
  • Politics of Education
  • Social Justice
  • Gender and Education
Mason, Linda
  • Literacy Instruction for Struggling Learners
  • Adolescent and Adult Literacy
  • Self-regulated Learning
McDiarmid, Bill
  • Teacher Education
  • Subject Matter Learning in the Arts and Sciences
  • Policy Studies
  • Social Studies
  • Education of Alaska Natives
  • Alaska Native Educational History
Meece, Judith
  • Achievement Motivation
  • Student Learning and Motivation
  • Gender Differences in Motivation and Achievement
  • Schooling and Development
Mojica, Gemma
  • Mathematics Education
  • Teacher Education
  • Elementary Education
New, Rebecca
  • Cultural values and early education
  • Teacher beliefs and attitudes regarding developmentally appropriate practices
  • Parent-teacher relationships
Noblit, George
  • Race and Education
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Sociology of Knowledge
  • School Reform
  • Arts and Education
O'Sullivan, Rita
  • Collaborative Evaluation
Odom, Samuel
  • Early Childhood Intervention
  • School Readiness
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
Palsha, Sharon
  • Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood
Parsons, Eileen
  • African American Science Achievement (K-12)
  • African American Culture
  • Culturally Inclusive and Relevant Teaching
  • Racial Equity
Rong, Xue Lan
  • Education of Immigrant Children
  • International Education Focusing on Education in China
  • Teacher Education
  • Educational Demography
  • Social and Cultural Foundations of Social Studies
Ryoo, Kelly
  • Technology in teaching and learning

  • Science education

  • Culturally and linguistically diverse learners

  • Technology-enhanced curriculum development

Sawyer, R. Keith
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Learning sciences
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Dynamics of collaborating groups and teams
Schainker, Stanley
  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational Change
  • Employee Empowerment
  • Team Building
  • Collaborative Decision-Making
  • Group Facilitation
  • Design of Training Programs
  • Development of Training Materials
Scott, Catherine
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Teacher Preparation
  • STEM program evaluation
Simeonsson, Rune
  • Development & Disability
  • Primary Prevention
  • Developmental Assessment & Evaluation
Stone, Lynda
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Social Theory in Education
  • Feminist Theory
  • Humanities Education
  • Cultural Studies
Thompson Dorsey, Dana
  • Race-based Educational Policies and Equity Issues
  • Educational Law
  • Critical Race Theory
Trier, James
  • Cultural Studies in Education
  • Popular Culture Representations of Education
  • Critical Literacy
  • Critical Media Literacy
Veitch, James
  • Clinical Supervision
  • International Education
  • High School Reform
  • Principalship
Vernon-Feagans, Lynne
  • Rural Children and Families in Poverty
  • The Transition to School for Struggling Learners
  • Language and Literacy at Home and at School
  • Literacy Interventions for Kindergarten and First Grade
Walter, Meghan
  • Counselor Development and Supervision
  • Interventions for High-Risk Youth
  • Social Justice Issues in Schools
  • Community-Based and Youth-Led Participatory Action Research
  • Parent Coaching
Ware, William
  • Randomization Tests/Bootstrapped Confidence Intervals
  • Instrument Development
Wasik, Barbara
  • Early Childhood Interventions
  • Early Literacy and Language
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Observational Studies of Children
  • Home Visiting