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Department Chair

Adrienne Loh Profile
4016 Cowley Hall
Specialty areas:

Chair: Department of Educational Studies, Sept. 2014-present

Faculty Fellow to the Dean, School of Education, Jan. 2016-present                                                                                                     

Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry: Physical & Biophysical Chemistry, NMR Spectroscopy, Peptide & Protein Structure

Academic Department Associate

Lisa Armstrong Profile
Academic Department Associate
335 Morris Hall

Department people

J. Scott Baker Profile Office hours
Assistant Professor
160E Morris Hall
Specialty areas:
  • Multicultural Education
  • Arts-Based Undergraduate Research
  • Teacher Education
  • Educational Foundations
  • Urban Education
  • Curriculum Development
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research
  • Social Change and Secondary Education
  • Speech & Debate Education/Interscholastic Contests
Alyssa Boardman Profile
Assistant Professor
340D Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Elementary Literacy
Office hours: Monday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday 4 p.m.-5p.m.
James Carlson Profile
Assistant Professor
160B Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Literacy Studies; Teacher Inquiry; Teacher Identity
Office hours: Mondays: 10:30-12:30; Tuesdays: 2-4; by appointment (
Wen-Chiang Chen Profile
Assistant Professor
365B Morris Hall
Ann Epstein Profile
Associate Professor
340C Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Early Childhood Education
Office hours: Fall 2015: Monday, 4:00 - 5:00; Tuesday, 1:00 - 5:00; Wednesdays, 1:00 - 2:00
Barbara Gander Profile
Senior Lecturer
340A Morris Hall
Daniel Green Profile
160D Morris Hall
Judith Harrington Profile
Assistant Professor
185A Morris Hall
Yuko Iwai Profile
Associate Professor
365A Morris Hall
Lema Kabashi Profile
Assistant Professor
300B Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Single Subject Design, Video-Based Instruction
Office hours: Monday & Tuesday (Online) 3:00-4:00pm; Wednesday 3:30-4:20pm; Thursday 1:00-3:00pm or by appointment.
Roi Kawai Profile
Assistant Professor
160C Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Urban Education, Multicultural Education, Middle Level Education, Social Justice Education, Social Studies/Civic Education, Critical Race Theory, Sociocultural Theory
Heidi Masters Profile
Assistant Professor
300E Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Science Education
Office hours: Tuesdays 4:00p.m.-5:00p.m.; Wednesdays 3:00p.m.-5:00p.m.
Joshua Miller Profile
Assistant Professor
160A Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Social Foundations of Education, Global Education, Educational Technology
Office hours: Fall 2016: TBD
Leslie Rogers Profile
Assistant Professor
300C Morris Hall
Specialty areas: High Incidence Special Education, Single Subject Design, Assessments, Self-Regulation, Self-Efficacy, and Strategy Instruction
Office hours: Tuesdays (1:00-2:30) and Wednesdays (8:30-10:00) or by appointment. Click to schedule a meeting.
Dawn Rouse Profile
Assistant Professor
340B Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Early Childhood Education, Vygotsky, Social Cognition, Embodied Play, Reggio Emilia, Infant and Toddler Curriculum, R.I.E Administration & Accreditation of Child Care Programs
Office hours: M & W: 11-12:20 & 2:15-3:30; Tue: 11-3; Thursday and Friday by Appt.
Joyce Shanks Profile
Associate Professor
185B Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Curriculum, Pedagogy, Supervision
Office hours: Mondays 3:00-4:30 p.m., Thursdays 3:30-5:00 p.m., and by appointment
Gary Willhite Profile
Associate Professor
320 Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Teacher Leadership, Supervision, English/Language Arts/Literacy
Office hours: Spring 2016: By appointment & Th 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ann Yehle Profile
Assistant Professor
300D Morris Hall
Specialty areas: Middle School, Foundations, Educational Leadership
Office hours: Mondays from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM Face to Face; Numerous times by appointment or online
Carol Zehms Profile
300A Morris Hall