Faculty

All Department Faculty

Colleen Larson - Department Chair
  • Methodologies of interpretive inquiry
  • Philosophy of social science
  • Sociopolitical theories of equity underpinning social and institutional reform in industrialized and developing nations
Noel S. Anderson - Program Director, Educational Leadership
  • Educational equity
  • College access
  • Workforce and cross-sector collaborations in education
Teboho MojaTeboho Moja - Program Director, Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Internationalization of Higher Education
  • Study Abroad courses
  • Higher Education reform
  • Higher Education policy research
Jan PlassJan Plass - Program Director, Educational Communication & Technology
  • Learning Sciences, Educational Technologies
  • Simulations and Games for Learning
  • Cognitive and Emotional Factors in Educational Design
  • STEM Learning
Maaike Bouwmeester - Program Co-Director Educational Communication & Technology
  • Educational software and learning theory
  • E-portfolios and performance assessment
  • New technology for teaching and learning

Full-Time Faculty

June Ahn - Educational Communication & Technology
  • Design based research
  • Educational technology design & implementation
  • Sociotechnical systems for learning
Gary Anderson - Educational Leadership
  • Critical Policy Studies
  • Educational Leadership and School Reform
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Participatory Action Research
Yoav Bergner - Educational Communication & Technology
  • Learning analytics
  • Educational makerspaces
  • Collaborative assessment
  • Digital learning environments
Charlene Cruz-CerdasCharlene Cruz-Cerdas - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Labor market outcomes of college graduates
  • Racial inequality & student debt
  • Latina/o & immigrant college completion
Stella FlorezStella Flores - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Public policy related to college access and completion
  • Affirmative action
  • Immigrant experience in higher education
Michael Sean FunkMichael Sean Funk - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Addressing race and racism in the field of social work
  • Institutional climate assessments
Christopher Hoadley - Educational Communication & Technology
  • Connections between technology, learning, and collaboration
  • Collaborative technologies
  • Computer support for cooperative learning (CSCL)
  • Design-based research methods
Ann MarcusAnn Marcus - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Public awareness about the roles of higher education in modern societies
  • Social, cultural, and economic influences of higher education institutions
  • Access to higher education in the U.S. and abroad
Camillia Faye MatukCamillia Faye Matuk - Educational Communication & Technology
  • Design and integration of technologies for learning
  • Middle and high school science inquiry
  • Design-based research
  • Computer-supported collaborative learning
W. Russell Neuman - Educational Communication & Technology
  • Digital Media
  • Technology in Higher Education
  • Globalization
Lisette Nieves - Educational Leadership
  • Community Colleges
  • College Pathways
  • Workforce and Educational Partnerships
Bridget N. O'ConnorBridget N. O'Connor - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Transfer of learning
  • Workplace learning (adult learning + organizational development)
  • Curriculum development
Frances King Stage - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Student Preparation and Access to College
  • College Student Learning
  • Participation in Mathematics and Science Careers
Alyssa Wise - Educational Communication & Technology
  • Learning analytics
  • Computer-supported collaborative learning
  • Pedagogical technology design
Gregory Wolniak - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Socioeconomics of higher education
  • Effects of college on students
  • Access and choice
 Liang Zhang - Higher and Postsecondary Education
  • Higher education finance and public policy
  • Economics of higher education
  • Academic labor market

Affiliated Faculty

Terry Astuto - Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership
  • Organizational theory
  • Alternative ways of thinking about school organizations
  • Education of children in low wealth communities
Michael BronnerMichael Bronner, Professor Emeritus of Business Education
  • History of Business Education
  • Business Education at the College Level
  • Curriculum Reform
Ricki Goldman - Professor Emeritus Educational Communication & Technology
  • Digital ethnography
  • Media theory
  • Inner-city girls' social and emotional learning in the context of a games-for-learning curriculum
Richard RichardsonRichard Richardson, Professor Emeritus of Higher Education
  • Policy and higher education performance
  • Structural designs
  • Systemic change for state higher education systems
Leslie SiskinLeslie Santee Siskin, Research Associate Professor
  • Organizational change and stability
  • High school reform
  • Online/blended learning
  • Day Schools
Francine Shuchat ShawFrancine Shuchat Shaw, Research Scientist
  • Learning Theory
  • Media Design for Learning
  • Instructional Design Practice and History

Adjunct Faculty

Educational
Leadership

Barbara EbensteinBarbara Ebenstein

Laura FeijooLaura Feijoo

Dorita GibsonDorita Gibson