Faculty Directory

  • Lecturer in Language Education
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    Tasha Austin, GSE alumna and current Lecturer in Language Education, supports the development and applied practice of GSE pre-service teachers...

  • Professor I (Educational Theory, Policy, & Administration)
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    Bruce D. Baker, Ed.D. is a Professor in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration at the GSE, and is widely recognized as a...

  • Board of Governors Professor of Education (Economics and Policy); Senior Co-Director, National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER); Education Economics and Policy
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    W. Steven Barnett, Ph.D. is the Senior Co-Director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) and Board of Governors Professor...

  • Associate Professor
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    Dan Battey, Ph.D., spent time in urban schools and noticed the inequities in teaching students, especially those of African-American or Latinx...

  • Professor
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    Alisa Belzer, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching, and currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the Ed.M. in...

  • Distinguished Professor
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    Dr. Blanchett’s teaching, research and service focuses on issues of educational...

  • Executive Director of Center for Effective School Practices / Research Professor
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  • Instructor of Professional Practice
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    Leslie Calabrese, Instructor of Professional Practice, supports the development and applied practice of GSE pre-service teachers through her role...

  • Professor and Associate Dean for Research, Faculty Development, and Research Outreach
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    My research teams are current working on two interconnected lines of research. In the first line of research (the Epistemic Education project), we...

  • Associate Professor of Educational Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation
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    Chia-Yi Chiu, Ph.D. is a professor of Educational Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation (ESME) in the Department of Educational...

  • Associate Professor
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    Caroline Clauss-Ehlers...

  • Associate Dean for Local-Global Partnerships
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    Dr. Curran oversees and leads the GSE's efforts to leverage the strengths and diversity of...

  • Assistant Professor of Practice
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    Brian Dashew, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor of Practice for Adult and Continuing Education. He teaches coursework in adult learning theory and...

  • University Professor
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    I have been a faculty member in the Rutgers Graduate School of Education since 1976. I am a developmental psychologist by training with special...

  • Assistant Professor of Educational Foundations
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    Karishma Desai is an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. Her research employs anthropological and...

  • Assistant Research Professor
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    Nicole DiCrecchio is an Assistant Research Professor at NIEER specializing in quantitative data analysis. She currently analyzes data from large-...

  • Associate Professor of Science Education
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    Ravit Golan Duncan is an associate professor of science education with a joint appointment in the Graduate School of Education and the School of...

  • Distinguished Professor of Science Education
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    Eugenia Etkina is a Distinguished Professor of Science Education at Rutgers, the State University Of New Jersey. She holds a PhD in physics...

  • Assistant Research Professor
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    Dr. Friedman-Krauss’s research focuses on (1) unpacking impacts of early education interventions, (2) early education quality, and (3) the...

  • Assistant Professor
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    Kedra Gamble is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Graduate School of Education's Department of Learning and Teaching. She has...

  • Assistant Professor of Higher Education
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    Nichole Margarita Garcia, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Higher Education, has always been interested in teaching as well as reading and writing...

  • Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education & Distinguished Professor
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    Marybeth Gasman is the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Endowed Chair in Education and a Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University. She serves as the...

  • Rose & Nicholas DeMarzo Chair in Education
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    Drew Gitomer, Ph.D., the current and inaugural holder of the Rose and Nicholas DeMarzo Chair in Education, studies the assessment and evaluation...

  • Professor
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    Janice Gobert, Ph.D., Professor of Educational Psychology develops technology for learning which makes use of data mining and eye tracking. With...

  • Associate Professor
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    I'm interested in how children become autonomous thinkers in dynamic social contexts.

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  • Distinguished Professor
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    Gerald Goldin, Ph.D. received his B.A. in 1964 magna cum laude in chemistry and physics from Harvard University, his Ph.D. in 1969 in...

  • Professor
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    Florence A. Hamrick, Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Educational Psychology. Her research focuses on issues of equity, access and...

  • Assistant Professor
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    Judith Harrison holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in...

  • Lecturer
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    Consultant to the GSE for development of the Ed.M. Program in College Student Affairs.

  • Associate Professor
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    Dr. Hernández’s research agenda centers on the Latino college student experience. She...

  • Associate Dean & Faculty Director of Teacher Education
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    Professional Affiliations:

    American Educational Research Association, ...

  • Assistant Research Professor, National Institute for Early Education Research
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    Kwanghee Jung, an assistant research professor, brings to...

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration
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    Benjamin Justice is Professor and Chair in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration at the Rutgers Graduate School of...

  • Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education
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    Lauren Kelly, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Urban Social Justice Teacher Education, focuses her research and teaching on youth identity, culture,...

  • Assistant Professor
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    Lisa Knox is an educational leader with over 20 years of experience in the field of education. She has a record of accomplishments in program...

  • Assistant Professor
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    Dr. Amy Lewis is an Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Learning and Teaching, and currently serves as the Program...

  • Associate Professor
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    Dr. Lobman is an educational researcher, trainer, and teacher educator whose research...

  • Professor of Education
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    Catherine Lugg, Ph.D. is a professor of education in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and Administration, and is recognized for her...

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Practice and Partnership Leader
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    Michelle Smith Macchia, Ed.D., Assistant Professor of Professional Practice, oversees the development and applied practice of GSE pre-service...

  • Distinguished Professor; Director, Robert B. Davis Institute for Learning; Editor, The Journal of Mathematical Behavior
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    Carolyn A. Maher, Ed.D., Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education and Director of the Robert B. Davis Institute for Learning (RBDIL),...

  • Associate Professor
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    Melinda Mangin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education...

  • Associate Professor
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  • Professor
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  • Associate Professor
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    Cheryl McLean works in Literacy Education and is Coordinator of the English Education program. Her teaching and research explore approaches to...

  • Associate Professor
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    Juan Pablo Mejía Ramos is Associate Professor of Mathematics and Mathematics Education, jointly appointed in the Department of Mathematics (within...

  • Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education
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    Nicole Mirra, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Urban Teacher Education, is constantly striving to bring the two fields of literacy and youth civic...

  • Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Literacy Development
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    Lesley Mandel, Morrow, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for Literacy Development, coordinates professional development...

  • Co-Director for Research, National Institute for Early Education Research
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    Milagros Nores, Ph.D., is the co-director for research at the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) and concentrates her...

  • Professor
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    My research explores the significance of peers in the learning process. Most people really learn what they want to know from asking other people...

  • Assistant Teaching Professor in Language Education
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    Christelle Palpacuer Lee, Ed.D. is an assistant professor in Language Education...

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
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    Kisha Porcher, Ph. D. is an assistant professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Learning and Teaching. Her work focuses on the...

  • Assistant Professor
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    Maqueda Randall-Weeks is Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Graduate School of Education's Department of Learning and Teaching....

  • Associate Professor
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  • Professor; Coordinator, Social Studies Education Program
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    As an educational researcher, I use critical, sociocultural frameworks and...

  • Professor
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    Sharon Ryan, Ed.D., Professor of Early Childhood Education, is interested in the education of young children birth through age 8 years. Before...

  • Associate Professor, Program Coordinator of Education, Culture and Society
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    Tanja Carmel Sargent, Ph. D. is an associate professor of Education, Culture, and Society in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy, and...

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
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    Kathy Shoemaker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Educational Psychology, is interested primarily in...

  • Professor & Chair
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     "The educational climate can inspire students to excel in their personal and academic development or it can stifle students...

  • Assistant Professor of Professional Practice
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    Gail S. Verona, Ed. D. is an assistant professor of Professional Practice in the Department of Educational Theory, Policy and...

  • Professor
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    I am a researcher in mathematics education whose interests are in the mathematical cognition of doing advanced mathematics. I am particularly...

  • Assistant Research Professor
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    Inspired to understand policies by having many different careers in early childhood education as a teacher and a leader, Dr. Weisenfeld is...

  • Associate Professor
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    Dake Zhang, Ph.D., joined Rutgers GSE after pursuing her doctorate in Special Education from Purdue University and working as an assistant...