Department Chair

Dana Wright, Associate Professor of Education, Chair of the Education Department

Dana Wright

Associate Professor of Education, Chair of the Education Department

Curriculum theory and pedagogy • Collaborative, inquiry-based learning projects • Literacy and academic identity development • Relational and situated learning • Participatory action research (PAR) • Youth development and youth studies • Urban education and the contexts of teaching • Qualitative research methodologies


Faculty

Lauren Anderson, Associate Professor of Education

Lauren Anderson

Associate Professor of Education

(On sabbatical, Academic Year 2018-2019)

Teacher education • Education Policy • Urban Schooling • Critical Literacy • Curriculum and Instruction • Teacher/Pracitioner Research • Qualitative Research Methods


Sandy Grande, Professor of Education, Director of the Center for the Critical Study of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE)

Sandy Grande

Professor of Education, Director of the Center for the Critical Study of Race and Ethnicity (CCSRE)

(On sabbatical, Fall 2018)

Native American/Indigenous education • Critical Indigenous theory


Niralee Patel-Lye

Assessment Coordinator, Certification Officer

Student-Teacher relationships • Student Outcomes • Teacher Development

Manali Sheth

John D. MacArthur Assistant Professor of Education

Justice-oriented Pedagogy and Learning • Critical Science Education • Ambitious Science Teaching • Critical Race Theory in Education • Women of Color Feminisms • Critical Qualitative Inquiry


Staff

Donna Graham

Academic Department Assistant

Associated Faculty