Faculty experts

Name Title Division/program/expertise
Arya, Poonam Professor

Teacher Education Division – Reading, Language & Literature
Eye Movements/Eye Tracking
Literacy Education
Teacher Reflection
Video Methods

Atiyeh, Shadin Lecturer

Career Counseling
Immigrants
Multicultural Counseling
Refugees
Trauma

Baleja, Katie Lecturer

Digital Literacy
Digital Teaching
Educational Technology
New Literacies
Screencasting
STEM Education

Barton, Elizabeth Associate Professor - Research

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations – Educational Psychology
Academic Achievement
Anti-Bullying/Bullying
Conflict Resolution
Diversity Education
Violence Prevention

Branson, J. Scott Assistant Professor

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations – Counselor Education
Counseling
Gerontology
Mental Health
Multiculturalism
Pedagogy

Clancy, Krista Lecturer and ABA Program Director

BCBA
BCaBA
Applied Behavior Analysis
Autism
Verified Course Sequence
ABA Training

Coloma, Roland Sintos Professor

Teacher Education Division
Accreditation
Curriculum
Educational Policy and Politics
Globalization and Transnationalism
History of Education
Immigration
LGBT and Sexuality
Race, Race Relations and Anti-racism
Teacher Education
Urban Education

Corah-Hopkins, Elizabeth Assistant Dean of Academic Accreditation and Assessment Accreditation
Assessment
Learning Outcomes Assessment
Teacher Preparation
Crawford-McKinney, Kathleen Associate Professor

Teacher Education Division – Reading, Language & Literature
Accreditation
Children's Literature
Elementary Education
Inquiry Based Curriculum
Literacy Education
Writing Process and Practice

Davenport, Sameerah S. Lecturer

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations – Counselor Education
Crisis Intervention
Psychological Resilience
Psychological Trauma

DeBlase, Gina Associate Professor

Teacher Education Division – English Education
Literacy Education

Dombrowski, Rachael Assistant Professor

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies – Community Health Education
Community-Based Participatory Research
Corner Stores
Evaluation
Food Access
Health Policy
Healthy Eating Interventions
Health Promotions
Multilevel Interventions
Obesity Prevention
Policy, Systems and Environmental Change
School Health

Ebenezer, Jazlin Professor, Charles H. Gershensen Distinguished Faculty Fellow

Teacher Education Division – Science Education
Conceptual Change
Curriculum Discourse
Innovative Technologies
Interpretive Research
Scientific Practices
Students' Conceptions

Fahlman, Mariane Professor

Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors
Exercise in Elderly Populations
Exercise and Immune Function
School Health Education

Feen, Holly Associate Professor

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations – Art Therapy
Art Therapy

Gabel, Susan Professor

Teacher Education Division – Special Education
Curriculum Studies
Disability Studies in Education
Inclusive Education
Inclusive Teaching
Intellectual and Developmental Disability

Guerra-Lopez, Ingrid Interim Dean and Professor

Competency Modeling and Assessment
Digital Learning Strategy and Innovation/Alternative Credentialing
Human and Institutional Capacity Building / International Development 
Interdisciplinary/Transdisciplinary training
Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Systems
Multistakeholder Engagement/ Collaboration
Needs Assessment/Organizational Assessment
Organizational/Workplace Learning
Performance/Skills Analysis
Performance Indicators
Program Planning/Evaluation
Results-based Management
Strategic Planning/Alignment
Systems approach
The Future of Work
Workforce Training & Development

Hancock, Christine Assistant Professor Discourse Analysis
Equitable Collaboration
Family-Educator Decision-Making
Family-Educator Partnerships
Home Visiting
Inclusive Early Childhood Education
Mixed Methods Research
Hew-Butler, Tamara Associate Professor Bone Density Sports
Fluid Balance
Hydration
Hyponatremia
Rhabdomyolysis
Sweat Sodium
Holly, Jr., James Assistant Professor Black American
Engineering Education
Racism
Equity
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
STEM Education
Anti-Blackness
Urban Education
Teacher Education
Hutchinson, Alisa Assistant Professor Creativity
Design Education
Design Thinking
Faculty Development
Instructional Design in Higher Education
Learning Design
Needs Assessment
Professional Identity in Design
Jameel, Chavon Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Teacher Education Division – Teacher Education
Accreditation

Jimenez, Linda Senior Lecturer

Administrative and Organizational Studies - Learning Design & Technology
Entrepreneurship and Business Development
Program Measurement and Evaluation
Human Performance Improvement

Kaszeta, Kristen Lecturer

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies
Center for Health and Community Impact
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Health Interventions
Health School Transformations
Nutrition
Obesity Prevention
Physical Activity
Lifestyle Fitness Activities
Group Fitness

Ketcheson, Leah Assistant Professor

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Children/Preschool
Health Disparities
Motor Interventions
Motor Skills
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Physical Activity
Trajectories

Kiperman, Sarah Assistant Professor Student Mental Health
LGBTQ Youth
Social Support
Coping Skills
Cultural Humility
Kulik, Noel Associate Professor

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies – Community Health
Childhood Obesity Prevention

Lai, Qin Associate Professor

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies – Exercise & Sport Science
Information Process
Motor Control
Motor Learning
Motor Neuroscience
Muscle Fatigue
Postural Control

Lenhoff, Sarah Assistant Professor

Administrative and Organizational Studies – Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Charter Schools
Educational Equity
Educational Policy
Instructional Reform
Improvement Science
Policy Development
Policy Implementation
Professional Learning
Research Partnerships
School Attendance
School Choice
School Improvement
School Reform
Teacher Effectiveness
Teacher Quality

Lewis, Jennifer Associate Professor

Teacher Education
Professional Development
Lesson Study
Mathematics Education
Urban Schooling
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Elementary Education
Middle School
Teacher Learning
Relational Learning
Social-Emotional Learning
Online Teaching
Teacher Evaluation
Principal Learning
STEM Education

Mack, Shirley Lecturer

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations – Counselor Education
Child Abuse
Grief and Loss
Life Transitions
Post-Partum Depression
Sex Abuse

Mangus, Lauren Assistant Professor (Clinical) Theoretical & Behavioral Foundations - School & Community Psychology
Mental Health
Resiliency
Youth Risk & Protective Factors
Adolescence
Academic Achievement
Psychological & Psycho-educational Assessment
Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports
Self-Care
Martin, Jeffrey Professor

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies – Exercise Psychology
Disability
Disability Sport and Exercise
Exercise
Health
Paralympics
Physical Activity
Physical Activity Psychology
Psychology
Sports

McCaughtry, Nate

Professor, Assistant Dean and
Director, CHCI

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies
Center for Health and Community Impact
Childhood Obesity Prevention
Cultural Competence
Cultural Relevance
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Health Interventions
Health School Transformations
Nutrition
Obesity Prevention
Physical Activity
Physical Education
Professional Development
Teacher Development
Teacher Education
Trauma-Informed Practices
Urban Education
Urban Health
Urban Health Equity and Disparities

Miller, Amanda Assistant Professor

Teacher Education Division - Special Education
Youth Perspectives
Inclusive Education
Family-School-Community Partnerships
Intersecting Oppressions (e.g., Ableism, Racism) in Education
Critical Qualitative Inquiry
Discourse Analysis
Visual Methodologies
Participatory Action Research

Ozgun-Koca, S. Asli Professor

Mathematics Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Technology Use in Mathematics Education

Pedroni, Thomas Associate Professor

Teacher Education Division – Curriculum & Instruction
Globalization
Neoliberal Urbanism
Political Economy
Race and Education
Schooling and Society
Urban Education

Pernice, Francesca Associate Professor

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations – Exercise Psychology
Couples and Family Therapy
Family Systems
Mental Health Recovery
Psychosocial Clubhouse
Psychotherapy
Social Networks

Piliawsky, Monte Senior Lecturer

Administrative and Organizational Studies – Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Achievement Gap
Charter Schools
Class and Education
Deficit Thinking
Educational Sociology
Equal Education Opportunity
Gender and Education
History of American Education
Multiculturalism
No Child Left Behind
Philosophy of Education
Race and Education
School Choice
School Desegregation
School Funding
School Reform
Transformative Educational Leadership

Pogodzinski, Ben Associate Professor

Administrative and Organizational Studies – Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Governance
Labor Relations
Policy Development
Policy Implementation
School Choice
Teacher Evaluation
Teacher Labor Markets
Teacher Unions

Ressa, Theodoto Assistant Professor Ableism
Accessibility
Disability
Inclusion
Justice
Transition
Roberts, Kathryn Associate Professor and Interim Assistant Dean of Teacher Education

Teacher Education Division – Reading, Language and Literature
Comprehension
Early Literacy
Emergent Literacy
Graphical Comprehension
Information Text
Literacy Education
Visual Literacy

Salvo, James Lecturer Cinema Studies
Communications
New Media
Philosophy of Education
Qualitative Research Methods
Shen, Bo Professor

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies – Physical Education and Physical Activity Leadership
Motivation
Physical Activity Interventions
Physical Activity Interventions
Physical Education Curriculum and Instruction

Shields, Carolyn Professor

Administrative and Organizational Studies - Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Achievement Gap
Educational Leadership
Equity and Inclusion
Social Justice

 Somers, Cheryl Professor

Theoretical/Behavioral Foundations
Academic Achievement
Adolescents
Resilience
Risk Behavior

Tracey, Monica Professor

Instructional Design
Authentic Design
Design Principles
Designer Professional Identity Development
Design Thinking
Empathic Design
Experience Design
Holistic Design
Interdisciplinary Design
Universal Design

Ulmer, Jasmine Assistant Professor

Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Humanities
Qualitative Research Methods
Women's Studies

Vassallo, Mario Lecturer Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids
Cultural Competence
Health and Fitness
Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies - Exercise and Sport Science
Sport Psychology
Sports
Strength and Conditioning
Yarema, Sandra Assistant Professor (Clinical)

Teacher Education Division – Science Education
Science Curriculum/Instruction
3-dimensional Science Teaching and Learning
Scientific and Engineering Practices
Teacher Professional Development
Initial Teacher Certification

Yu, Min Assistant Professor

Archival Research
Comparative and International Education
Curriculum Studies
Ethnography
Migration/Immigration
Social Movement
Teacher Education
Transnationalism

Zhu, Meina Assistant Professor

Online Education
Open Education
Self-Directed Learning & Self-Regulated Learning
Computer Science Education
STEM Education
Active Learning