Teaching/Research Interest Areas

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Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
David F. Burganowski Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Rehabilitation Counseling
Kayte Conroy
Catherine P. Cook-Cottone
Embodied Self-Regulation
Eating Disorders
Yoga and Mindfullness
Psychosocial Disorders
Mindfulness and Yoga for Health and Healing
Counseling with Children and Adolescents
Eating Disorders/Psychosocial Disorders
Embodied Self-Regulation
Janice L. DeLucia-Waack
groups - change agents and therapeutic factors
eating disorders and body image
career development in schools
School Counseling
Groups
Abiola Dipeolu Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
Wendy Guyker
Timothy P. Janikowski
Good work in counseling, counselor competencies, ethics, engagement
Disability and substance abuse
Efficacy and outcome informed counseling
Counseling theory
Internship/counseling practice
Tests and Measurement
Jenifer C. Lawrence Grief and loss Grief and loss
Scott T. Meier
Outcome Assessment
Program Evaluation
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Occupational Stress
Psychological Testing
Program Evaluation
Counseling and Psychotherapy
Amy L. Reynolds
Multicultural training of psychologists and counselors
Multicultural competence of psychologists, counselors, and student affairs professionals
Helping skills of student affairs professionals
Effects of race-related stress on college students of color
Multicultural counseling
Counseling skills
Clinical Supervision
Feminist therapy
Michele E. Shanahan Counseling, School and Educational Psychology Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
Sandro M. Sodano
Interpersonal Personality Assessment
Vocational Assessment and Development
Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
Luis Antonio Tosado II
Rebecca Vujnovic
ADHD Interventions
Behavioral Consultation
Treatment Integrity
Psychological Measurement & Assessment
Behavior Therapy
Process of Consultation
Chia-Chiang Wang
Vocational rehabiliation services and outcomes
Aging people with disabilities
Environmental factors
Psychiatric rehabilitation
Vocational rehabiliation
Counseling theories
Tests and measurement
Medical(bio) and psychosocial aspects of disability

Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology
Dean's Office

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Gregory Fabiano
ADHD assessments and interventions
parenting programs, especially for fathers, teen drivers
school-based interventions
behavior therapy

Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology
Educational Leadership and Policy

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Jeremy Finn
School organization and class size
Student engagement, disengagement, and dropping out
Students at risk
Using quantitative methods to study policy issues.
Statistics and quantitative methods
Educational policy issues such as dropout prevention
Jaekyung Lee
education accountability policy and high-stakes testing
P-16 education pathways and school interventions
educational equity and achievement gaps
international and comparative education
quantitative research methods--hierarchical linear modeling (HLM)
educational assessment
educational policy analysis
international and comparative education
Jeremy Finn
School organization and class size
Student engagement, disengagement, and dropping out
Students at risk
Using quantitative methods to study policy issues.
Statistics and quantitative methods
Educational policy issues such as dropout prevention
Jaekyung Lee
education accountability policy and high-stakes testing
P-16 education pathways and school interventions
educational equity and achievement gaps
international and comparative education
quantitative research methods--hierarchical linear modeling (HLM)
educational assessment
educational policy analysis
international and comparative education

Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology
Learning and Instruction

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Sunha Kim
Survival Analysis
Rasch Measurement and Item Response Theory
Academic Performance of Linguistic and Ethnic Minority Students
Technology Use and Academic Performance
Survival Analysis
Logistic Regression
Sunha Kim
Survival Analysis
Rasch Measurement and Item Response Theory
Academic Performance of Linguistic and Ethnic Minority Students
Technology Use and Academic Performance
Survival Analysis
Logistic Regression

Alberti Center for Bullying Abuse Prevention
Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Amanda Nickerson
Violence and bullying prevention and intervention
Parent and peer relationships
Strength-based assessment and intervention
Assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders

Educational Leadership and Policy

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
William Barba Educational Leadership and Policy Educational Leadership and Policy
Nathan Daun-Barnett
College Access and Choice in US Higher Education
Public Policy in Higher Education
Financing Higher Education
Organizations and Governance in Higher Education
Henry J. Durand
Seong Won Han
International and comparative education
Gender inequality in STEM
Educational policy
Teacher quality
Sociology of education
Social Stratification
International and comparative education
Quantitative research methods
Megan Holland
Sociology of Education K-20
Educational Transitions
College Access
Racial and Ethnic Diversity
Stephen L. Jacobson Effective principal leadership in challenging, high needs schools, the reform of school leadership preparation and practice, and teacher compensation and labor market behavior Educational leadership, administration and management, and school business and human resource administration in education
Namsook Kim
Raechele Pope
Thomas Ramming
Margaret W. Sallee
Faculty work
Graduate student socialization
Work/life balance
Gender and masculinities
The College Professoriate
Organization and Governance
Steven Simpson
Corrie Stone-Johnson
Educational change
Educational leadership
Teacher cultures
Professionalism
Lois Weis

Educational Leadership and Policy
Learning and Instruction

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Janina Brutt-Griffler
Janina Brutt-Griffler

Dean's Office
Educational Leadership and Policy

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Greg Dimitriadis
Qualitative Methods
Urban Education
Educational Policy
Popular Culture
Sociological Bases of Education
Qualitative Research Methods
Sociology of School Knowledge

Learning and Instruction
Library and Information Studies

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Samuel Abramovich
Educational Badges
Online Teacher Resource Exchanges
Gamification
Motivation
Learning Sciences
Emerging Technology in Education
Samuel Abramovich
Educational Badges
Online Teacher Resource Exchanges
Gamification
Motivation
Learning Sciences
Emerging Technology in Education

Learning and Instruction

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Vladimir Ageyev Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction
Fenice B. Boyd
Adolescents' Response to Young Adult Literature
Multicultural Literature
Multiliteracies
Diversity Topics, Writ Large
Young Adult Literature; Multicultural Literature
ELA Common Core State Standards
Content Area Literacy
Politics of Literacy, Teaching and Teacher Education
Maureen Boyd
Classroom talk and Dialogic teaching
Patterns of teacher questioning
Student talk as markers of reasoning and engagement
Literacy learning in literature-based classrooms
LAI 550 Literacy Acquisition and Instruction
LAI 565 Literature for Children and Young People
LAI 625: Discourse Analysis
Doctoral Seminar: Talk about literature in the classroom
David Bruce
Video Composition
New Literacies and Teacher Education
English Education
Media Studies
Ashlee A. Campbell
Early Reading Development of children and adults
Spelling Development
Reciprocal Relationship between Word Recognition and Spelling Development
Reading Disabilities
Alexandra Schindel Dimick
Stephen Dunnett Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction
Elisabeth Etopio
Early childhood music learning
Learning in and through the arts
Stephen Goss
James Hoot Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction
Carol Hosenfeld
Erin Kearney
Cultural Dimensions of Foreign/Second Language Teaching and Learning
Language Teacher Development and Education
Early Foreign Language Learning and Language Awareness
Classroom Discourse and Interaction in L2 Settings
Culture in Language Education
Approaches to the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Discourse Analysis and Microethnography
Xiufeng Liu Science assessment, applications of Rasch measurement, opportunity-to-learn, civic scientific literacy Science assessment, science instruction, science and the public
Lilliam Malave Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction
Mary McVee
Positioning theory and social mediation
Literacy, technology and multimodality
Narrative and discourse analysis
Cultural diversity and literacy instruction
Language literacy and culture
Literacy and digital technologies
Qualitative, narrative, and discourse research methods
Reading Education, Reading Development
Suzanne Miller
English Education
Digital Composing, New Literacies
Teacher Learning
English Education
Qualitative Research
New Literacies, Multimodal Composing
Deborah Moore-Russo
1. Multimodal communication, visualization, and reasoning related to geometric and spatial concepts, including key topics in the mathematics curriculum (e.g., slope)
2. Use of tools and technology to enhance the meaning-making process in postsecondary STEM education
3. Reflection in teaching and the disciplinary obligation (a teacher's sense of commitment to represent the discipline responsibly that can prompt instructional modifications)
1. Exploration of 2-dimensional concepts common to the secondary curriculum in a 3-dimensional environment
2. Promotion of teachers as members of a professional community of reflective practitioners
3. Teaching and learning of geometry and calculus
4. Use of technology in mathematics education
Sharon L. Raimondi Special Education and Technology Special Education
Anastasia Riazantseva
L2 Writing
Second Language Acquisition
Language Assessment
LAI 685 Academic English for International Students
LAI 682 Assessment of L2 Proficiency
LAI 688 Doctoral Seminar in L2 Writing
Sarah A. Robert
Politics and Policies of Education Reform
Teachers' Work and Teachers' Knowledge
Gender
Globalization and Neoliberalism
Gender and Education
Education Politics, Policies, and Reform in Comparative/International Perspective
Social Studies Teaching and Curriculum
Qualitative Methodologies
Maria Runfola
Child Singing Voice
Early Audiation Achievement
Impact of Music Learning on Kindergarten Readiness
Curriculum and Assessment
Music Learning Theory and Related Topics
Philosophical, Historical, Sociological Foundations of Music Education
Developmental Characteristics of Music Learning
Lynn E. Shanahan Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction
Ji-Won Son
Mathematics Textbook Analysis
Implemented Curriculum/Performance Assessment
Teacher knowledge and beliefs
International Comparative study
Algebra and Algebraic Thinking
Performance Assessment
Rational Numbers
Elizabeth Tynan
Literacy Teacher Education
Struggling Readers
Literacy Assessment and Instruction
Literacy Teacher Education - all facets
Struggling Readers
Literacy Assessment and Instruction
Noemi Waight Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction
X. Christine Wang
Technology and Early Learning & Development
Digital Literacies and Science Inquiry
Early Education in International Contexts
Child Development and Learning
ICT in Early Education
Methods of Child Study
Qualitative Research Methods in Education
Lynne Yang Learning and Instruction Learning and Instruction

Dean's Office
Learning and Instruction

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Randy Yerrick
Equity and Diversity
Science Education
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Discourse Analysis and Autoethnography
Qualitative Research
Technology Implementation

Library and Information Studies

Name Areas of Research Interest Areas of Teaching Interest
Brenda L. Battleson
Social Network Analysis
Information Organization
Knowledge Management
Bibliometrics
Information Organization / Knowledge Management
Research Methods
Collection Development
Management
Heidi Julien
Information Behavior
Information Literacy/Digital Literacy
Information Practices
Information Literacy
Information Services
Research Methods
Valerie M. Nesset Information-seeking behavior, information literacy, indexing & abstracting Foundations of library and information studies, intellectual freedom, indexing & abstracting
Anne Marie Perrault
Literature & Services for Children and Young Adults
Inclusion and Diversity in Children's and YA Literature
Children's and Young Adult Literature and Services
Multicultural Literature and Services
Lorna Peterson Library and Information Studies Library and Information Studies
Dagobert Soergel Thesauri Classification (taxonomy and ontologies)
Ying Sun
Data Mining
Machine Learning
Information retrieval
Formal system evaluation
information technologies
Information retrieval
Database systems
Amy VanScoy
Reference and Information Services
Professional Education for Librarianship
Qualitative Research Methods
Reference Sources and Services
User Education
Academic and Research Libraries
Jianqiang Wang information retrieval under uncertainty, multilingual information access, e-discovery
Systems analysis and design
Database technology
Informamationa retrieval
Larry Nash White
Organizational Intelligence
Organizational Performance Assessment
Strategic Information use by Organizational Leaders
Analytics Use
Public Libraries
Library / Information Service Organization management and administration
Financial Management of Libraries
Knowledge management