F. Chris Curran, Ph.D.

Director – Educational Leadership

Research Interests:
Educational Equity, School Safety, Early Childhood Education, Policy Analysis, Racial Disparities in Educational Outcomes

 

Catherine G. Atria, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Educational Leadership

Research Interests:
Teacher Mentoring, Observation and Evaluation, Program Development, Personnel Management 

 

Taryrn Brown, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Teaching and Learning

Research Interests:
Black feminism, narrative analysis, intersectionality, critical race theory, and Black girlhood studies

 

Nicholas A. Gage, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Special Education

Research Interests:

Special Education, Statistical Analysis, Single-Subject Research, Positive Behavior Support (PBS), and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)

 

Catherine Paolucci, Ed.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Mathematics Education

Research Interests:
Program and Policy Development, Math Education

 

Wei Li, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Research and Evaluation Methodology

Research Interests:
Evaluation, Cost-benefit Analysis, Education Policy

 

Christopher Redding, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Educational Leadership

Research Interests:
School Improvement, Data-Driven Decision Making

 

Jaime Ahlberg, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Philosophy

Research Interests:
Social and political philosophy, schooling and disability, educational rights

 

Hector H. Sandoval, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Economics

Research Interests:
Applied microeconomics, education, social interactions, and poverty.

 

Perihan Saygin, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Economics

Research Interests:
Labor economics, economics of education, social and economic networks

 

 

Cecilia “CC” Suarez, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliate – Agricultural Education and Communication

Research Interests:
Culturally relevant leadership practices

 

Advisory Board

David Miller, Ph.D.

Advisory Board – Director of School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education

Research Interests:
Research and evaluation methodology

 

Patricia Snyder, Ph.D.

Advisory Board – Director of the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies

Research Interests:

Early childhood education

 

Justin Ortagus, Ph.D.

Advisory Board – Director of the Institute of Higher Education

Research Interests: 
Higher education policy

 

Richard Romano, Ph.D.

Advisory Board – Gerald L. Gunter Memorial Professor, Department of Economics

Research Interests:
Education policy, public economics, imperfect competition

 

Ester de Jong, Ed.D.

Advisory Board – Director of the School of Teaching and Learning and the Center for Equity in Education

Research Interests:

Bilingual and cultural education

 

Mary Brownell, Ph.D.

Advisory Board – Director of the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform Center

Research Interests:
Special education and teacher policy

 

Philip E. Poekert, Ph.D.

Advisory Board – Director of the Lastinger Center for Learning

Research Interests:
Education policy, professional development, big data in education