Emerti Faculty

Faculty Research

Focused research programs currently underway among Education Studies faculty make significant contributions in three main program areas. The topics of particular studies currently underway by EDS faculty are listed below each area.

Transforming Teaching and Learning Environments

  • Early education
  • Distributed learning
  • Literacy development
  • Advanced educational technologies
  • K-12 STEM education
  • Language and socio-emotional development in young children
  • Home-school connections
  • Teacher preparation
  • Teacher professional development
  • Special education

Transforming Outcomes for Racially and Socially Marginalized Groups

  • Educational equity for underrepresented students
  • Multicultural education/race and education
  • Urban education
  • Youth engagement and leadership
  • College access and completion
  • Deaf education
  • Bilingual education
  • Culture, language, and schooling
  • Faculty of color in higher education

Transforming Education Systems and Policy

  • Educational reform
  • PreK-20 education pipelines
  • School and district improvement efforts
  • Educational policy and politics
  • Social networks in schools and districts
  • Educational assessment and evaluation
  • Data use in education
  • College and career preparation
  • Community collaboration in diverse education communities

Ph.D. in Education