The Department of Education focuses its scholarly and teaching efforts on the study of human learning and development, the history of education, teaching, school reform, and education policy. The Department offers a wide range of courses designed for students seeking an understanding of the many facets of education from multi-disciplinary perspectives.

The current faculty in the Department of Education include scholars in the history of education, public policy and economics, psychology and human development, teacher education, and the social and philosophical foundations of education. Affiliated faculty from the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions, the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, and the Education Alliance represent the fields of public policy and other subspecialties within education such as school reform and bilingual education. Faculty members in the Department of Education are actively engaged in research and teaching. Students should feel free to meet with faculty for advice about developing an Education Studies concentration program.

Affiliations

Faculty Administrative Positions

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Leibel, Sarah RDirector of Teacher Education

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Steffes, Tracy LChair of Education

Faculty Positions

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Archambault, ReginaldProfessor Emeritus of Education

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Bisaccio, Daniel JAdjunct Assistant Professor of Education (Research)

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Collins, Jonathan EAssistant Professor of Education

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Flores, AndreaAssistant Professor of Education

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Garcia Coll, Cynthia TCharles Pitts Robinson and Palmer Barstow Professor Emerita of Education

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Gorton, Arlene EProfessor Emerita of Physical Education

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Kaestle, CarlUniversity Professor Emeritus of Education, History and Public Policy

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Kraft, Matthew AAssociate Professor of Education

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Landay, Eileen FVisiting Scholar in Education

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Leibel, Sarah RSenior Lecturer in Education

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Levey Friedman, Hilary LVisiting Assistant Professor of Education

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Li, JinProfessor of Education

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Loeb, SusannaProfessor of Education

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Mantil, AnnPostdoctoral Research Associate in Education

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Modell, JohnProfessor Emeritus of Education

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Papay, John PAssociate Professor of Education

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Rangel, David EAssistant Professor of Education

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Silva Pimentel, Diane HAssociate Professor of the Practice of Education

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Snyder, Laura ALecturer in Education

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Spoehr, LutherSenior Lecturer Emeritus in Education

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Steffes, Tracy LAssociate Professor of Education

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Thomas, Crystal ALecturer in Education

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Tyler, John HProfessor of Education

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Wong, Kenneth KWalter and Lenore Annenberg Professor of Education Policy