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Jordan Abbott

Research Assistant

Jordan Abbott is a doctoral student in Special Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research interests include secondary special education service delivery, college-focused transition services for students with learning disabilities, and the transition experiences of...

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Thomas Albright

Bob Moses Graduate Fellow

Thomas Albright is pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Social Justice Education. He is a Bob Moses Graduate Fellow for the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research. 

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Majed Aldalham

Graduate Student

Majed is a doctoral student at UMass Amherst in Special Education. He graduated from the University of Sydney, with master degree in special education in 2007. He worked as lecturer for many years at King Khalid University in Saudi Arabia. He is interested in the field of gifted education. His...

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Beyza Alpaydin

Graduate Student

Beyza graduated from Ankara University, Fa department of special education in 2009. After graduation, she worked as a teacher in Kilis, Turkey for two years. In 2010, she received a scholarship from the Ministry of National Education in Turkey. She came to the U.S. in 2011 and received her...

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Tassan Alsulami

Graduate Student
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Alejandra Amador Garcia

Pembroke Pines, FL

Alejandra earned her B.S. degree in Psychology in 2004, followed by an M.S. degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology in 2006. She worked in the IT certification industry for seven years developing certifications, facilitating job analysis and...

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Betty Annan

Research Assistant

Betty is a doctoral student in the Higher Education program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She holds a Master of Science in Education from The College of Saint Rose, Master of Philosophy in Economics from University of Ghana, and Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Kwame...

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Ella Banda

Graduate Student

Ella received her Bachelor's in Biology and Mathematics from the University of Malawi, and a Master's in Educational Measurement and Evaluation from UMass Amherst. Prior to joining REMP as a doctoral student in Fall 2015, she worked at the Malawi National Examinations Board as a Research and...

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Sandra Botha

Graduate Student

South Africa

Sandra earned her B.A. in Psychology, summa cum laude, from Mount Holyoke College in 2017 and joined the REMP program that same year. Her interests include validation and response processes, applications of generalizability theory, and cognitive assessments in...

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Chalais Carter

Audre Lorde Graduate Fellow

Chalais Carter is a doctoral candidate in the Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research informs school and teacher practice through participatory research methods that highlight student feedback and experiences in schools.

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Maritza Casas Hernandez

Graduate Student

Prior to enrolling at UMASS in 2016, Maritza earned a Masters Degree in Methods and Instruments for Research in Behavioral Sciences from National University of Colombia and a Masters Degree in Psychology, with emphasis in psycho-social quantitative research, from Los Andes University. Bachelor...

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Evelyn Chavez

Evelyn Chavez

Research Assistant

Evelyn Chavez is a Research Assistant for the Center of Student Success Research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Evelyn is an undergraduate student at Brown University studying Public Policy and Urban Studies. At Brown, she serves as a teaching assistant for an ‘Economics of...

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Ling Chen

Graduate Assistant, Center Coordinator

Ling is a doctoral student in the Higher Education program at UMass Amherst. Her research interests include college access and equity, application behaviors, higher education policy issues, and how the interplay between education systems and student characteristics shapes college access. She...

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Olga Correa

Social Media
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Jeff Edelstein

Research Assistant

Jeff Edelstein is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Higher Education program at UMass Amherst. He has been researching the experiences of disabled students in higher education for over 5 years and is a co-founder of the nonprofit the College Autism Network (CAN). He has presented research on...

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Patricia Feraud-King

Doctoral Student

Patricia Tita Feraud-King is a first-year doctoral student and Assistant Residence Director at UMass. She received her Master’s of Science in Higher Education at University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a concentration in Peace and Conflict Studies at the College of...

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Gabriel Fontes

CRJ Apprentice

Gabriel is pursuing his MEd in secondary English education while student teaching at Amherst Regional High School. After graduating from Brandeis University ('19) with a BA in English and African & African-American Studies, Gabriel worked at St. Stephen's Youth Programs in Boston as a...

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Gerald Fonville

Graduate Student
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Samantha Gallant

CRJ Apprentice

Samantha Gallant is a CRJ Apprentice in Social Media at the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research.

Gorana Gonzalez

Black Healing, Joy, and Justice Team

Gorana Gonzalez (she/her) is a Ph.D. student at UMass in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department, Developmental Science Program. Her research centers on how children learn about race and racism and how they perceive institutional systems and representatives of those systems. She cares...

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Amanda Gorham

Graduate Student

After receiving a B.A., as well as obtaining licensure, in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts, Amanda spent 5 years working as the Testing and Evaluation Specialist for the Worcester Public School district.  In the Fall of 2017,...

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Mujtaba Hedayet

Doctoral Student

Mujtaba Hedayet is a Ph.D. student in higher education administration program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His scholarly interests include college access and success, quality assurance in higher education, higher education autonomy, leadership, and management, and higher...

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Seong Eun Hong

Graduate Student

Before enrolling at UMASS, Seong earned her Master's Degree in applied behavior analysis and worked at the UNESCO-APCEIU and Korea Institute of Child Care and Education.  Her interests include equating, differential item functioning, person-fit statistics and value-added models. Seong hopes to...

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Hyun-Joo Jung

Graduate Student

Republic of Korea

Hyun-Joo Jung joined REMP in the Fall of 2015 after earning her master's degree in the Quantitative Psychology program from Sungkyunkwan University in 2014.  After her master's, Hyun-Joo worked for a university as an admissions officer for two years, where...

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Suzan Kommers

Research Assistant

Suzan is a Ph.D. student in Higher Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. After completing her bachelor and master in Educational Science at Utrecht University in the Netherlands, Suzan specializes in internationalization of higher education, study abroad and global competency...

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Mariah Lapiroff

CRJ Apprentice

Mariah Lapiroff (She/her) is pursuing an Education Specialist degree in Social Justice Education. She is an apprentice in Event Planning & Coordination

Mariah Lapiroff

Relationship Building
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Andrea Larmon

Graduate Student

Andrea is currently a doctoral student in Special Education at UMass Amherst, with an expected completion date of August, 2018. She received her BA in Psychology from UMASS Amherst in 1992, her BA in Special Education from Westfield State in 2003, her M.Ed in Moderate Special Needs Education...

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Sadaf Latafat

Graduate Assistant

Sadaf Latafat is a doctoral candidate in the Higher Education program and an Assistant Residence Director at UMass Amherst. Her scholarly interests include religion/interfaith work in higher education, campus religious climate for religious minoritized students, experiences of international...

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Dukjae Lee

Dukjae earned two bachelor's degree by attending a program called "US Dual Degree" at Daegu Catholic University in South Korea (DCU). After spending his freshman and sophomore years at DCU, he transferred to Mississippi State University (MSU) to finished the remainder of his coursework. As a...

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Minhyeong Lee

Graduate Student
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Jennifer Lewis

Graduate Student
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Hwangguy Lim

Graduate Student
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Catherine Manly

Doctoral Candidate

Catherine Manly is a doctoral candidate in higher education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and she teaches statistics for The American Women’s College @ Bay Path University. Her dissertation research investigates the effectiveness of the use of multiple modalities for presenting...

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Koboul E. Mansour

Doctoral Student

Koboul El Sayed Mansour is a Doctoral Student in Higher Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Koboul earned her Master’s degree in International and Comparative Education from the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2014. She worked as a college administrator for a number of...

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Kimberly McIntee

Graduate Student

Olivia McNeill

Anna Julia Cooper Graduate Fellow, Racial Healing Collective

Olivia McNeill (she/her) comes from a lineage of Black feminists and educators in Southeastern North Carolina. She began her teaching career in Winston-Salem, NC, where she taught English and Journalism in secondary schools. She received an M.Ed in Higher Education with a certificate in Gender...

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Sofia Meadows-Muriel

CRJ Apprentice

Sofia Meadows-Muriel is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government with a minor in Education and Afro-American Studies. She is a CRJ Apprentice in Racial Healing.

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Duy Ngoc Pham

Prior to joining REMP, he worked in revising university admission exams at Vietnam National University, Hanoi.  He received his Bachelor's and first Master's degree in Mathematics from Hanoi National University of Education and University of Paris 11, Orsay, respectively. From 2009 to 2011,...

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Charity O'Connor

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Charity O'Connor

Social Media Manager

Charity O’Connor (she/her) is pursuing an M.Ed and Ed.S in School Counselor Education at UMass and is the Social Media Manager for the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research. She is passionate about collective liberation and baking cookies—the revolution must be well-fed!

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Esther O. Ohito

Toni Morrison Faculty Fellow

Esther O. Ohito, Ed.D. is a faculty member in Teaching and Learning at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. She is a Toni Morrison Faculty Fellow for the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research. Dr. Ohito specializes in curriculum studies, Black studies, teacher education, and...

Bill Ollayos

Participant Engagement
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Benjamin Ostiguy

Doctoral Student

Benjamin J. Ostiguy, M.Ed. is a doctoral student in Higher Education and Associate Director of Operations for disability services at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As a practitioner-scholar, his areas of inquiry involve college students with disabilities and institutional practices...

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Yooyoung Park

Graduate Student

Yooyoung received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from Seoul National University of Education and taught in a public school as a teacher in Korea. Later, she received her M.A. in educational assessment from the Institute of Education, University of London, and had an internship...

Arlynn Polletta

Participant Engagement

Arlynn Polletta

White Co-Conspirator Group

Arlynn has been an educator for 17 years and earned an Ed.S. in Social Justice Education in 2020. Previously, she worked at The Pingree School as the Equity & Inclusion Coordinator and Lead Facilitator of the White Educators for Anti-Racism group. Arlynn is currently the Director of Equity...

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Jayla Roulhac

Youth Board Development Team
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Carie Ruggiano

White Co-Conspirator Group
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Jamina Scippio-McFadden

Doctoral Student

Jamina Scippio-McFadden is a Ph.D. student in the higher education administration program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her scholarly interests include: college access and success, specifically among black students and first-generation students; messaging and perceptions about...

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Ali Soken

Graduate Student

Ali Soken is a PhD student in Math, Science and Learning Technologies at UMass Amherst. He earned his BA in Computer Education & Educational Technology and his MA in Primary Science Education at Bogazici University, Turkey. Ali has worked as an instructional designer in an e-learning...

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Kat Stephens

Doctoral Student

Kat J. Stephens, Ed. M., is a first year doctoral student in the Higher  Education program at UMass Amherst. Her research interests include high-achieving community college students and their transfer choices, and higher education choices of Afro-Guyanese women in Guyana, desiring to study in...

Melissa Strelke

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Melissa Strelke

White Co-Conspirator Group

Melissa Strelke received her M.Ed. in English Language Arts Education and is a Ph.D. student in the Teacher Education and School Improvement program.

Yingyuan Sun

Administrative Associate, Youth Board Development Team

Yingyuan Sun is pursuing her Ph.D. in the department of Language, Literacy and Culture (LLC). She earned a Graduate Online Teaching certificate from Penn State and TESOL certificate from the American TESOL Institution. Her research interests cover language policy and planning, multicultural...

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Jayna Tavarez

CRJ Apprentice

CRJ Apprentice Jayna is wrapping up her first year of the Social Justice Education EdS program, and is also a full-time Residence Director in Residence Education here at UMass Amherst.

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Darius Taylor

Graduate Student
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Miguel Tejada

Doctoral Student

I'm a first year doctoral student in the Higher Education program after receiving my master's degree from UMass Amherst in School Counseling. I'm from Springfield, Massachusetts and have an interest in working with the Latino Male community in college looking specifically at their engagement...

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Hanni Thoma

Doctoral Student

Hanni is a doctoral student in Higher Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. After earning a bachelor’s degree from Mount Holyoke College, Hanni went on to complete a master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Bilingual/ESL/Multicultural Studies. A former...

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Nina Tissi-Gassoway

Doctoral Student

Nina Tissi-Gassoway (She/Her) is a PhD student in Social Justice Education (SJE) at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Nina earned her Master’s degree in College Student Services Administration and worked professionally in student affairs for 6 years before deciding to pursue her doctorate....

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Sarah Tracy-Wanck

CRJ Apprentice

Sarah Tracy-Wanck (TW, she/they) is an educator, organizer, and new parent based in New Haven, CT.  For the last 10 years, they have been teaching, managing leadership programs, and supporting youth-directed queer and trans liberation and racial justice organizing. Sarah Tracy Wanck is a CRJ...

Imani Wallace

Black Healing, Joy, and Justice Team

Imani J. Wallace, holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations and Sociology from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and a Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs with a focus in Social Justice from the Steinhardt School of Culture,...

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Siyu Wan

Graduate Student

Before beginning her journey at UMASS in the Fall of 2018, Siyu earned a B.S. in Psychology from Central China Normal University and an M.A. in Educational Psychology with a Quantitative Methodology concentration from University of Georgia.  After engaged in some measurement-related projects,...

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Ayse Yakut

Graduate Student

Ayse Yakut is a doctoral student in the Department of Special Education at UMass Amherst since 2014. She received her BA and her Master’s degree in elementary school teaching from Turkey. She had worked as elementary school teacher until she came to the USA. Currently, she is a teaching and...

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Maurianne Adams

Professor Emerita

The College of Education mourns the loss of Maurianne Adams, who passed away on October 6, 2021. Read more about Maurianne's life. Visit our In...

H. Samy Alim

Professor and David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Division of Social Sciences UCLA

Dwight Allen

Dean, 1968-1975

The College of Education mourns the loss of former dean Dwight Allen, who passed away on October 16, 2021.

Dwight Allen took an iconoclastic approach to education at UMass Amherst. He served as dean of the College of Education from 1968-1975....

Genia Bettencourt

Assistant Professor

Dr. Genia Bettencourt is a Research Affiliate with the Center for Student Success Research (CSSR) at UMass Amherst and instructor with the Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership and Administration. She earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education and a graduate certificate in Social Justice...

Patricia Crosson

Professor Emerita

The College of Education mourns the loss of Patricia Crosson, who passed away on January 9, 2022. Read more about Patricia's life. Visit our In Memoriam page...

Safire DeJong

Social Justice and Equity Specialist, The Collaborative for Educational Services
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Robert Feldman

Senior Scholar

Dr. Robert S. Feldman is Senior Advisor to the Chancellor and Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He served as interim Dean of the College of Education in 2016-2017. To learn more about Dr. Feldman, click ...

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Rachel E. Friedensen

Assistant Professor

Dr. Rachel Friedensen is an Assistant Professor in Higher Education Administration at St. Cloud State University. Her research focuses on how these pedagogical changes impact the development of engineering identity for undergraduate students. To learn more about, Dr. Friedensen, click ...

Marcella Runell Hall

Dean of Students and Lecturer, Religion Department Mount Holyoke College

Barbara Love

Professor Emeritus, Social Justice Education College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Bettina Love

Athletic Association Endowed Professor University of Georgia, Co-Founder of the Abolitionist Teaching Network (ATN)

Victoria Malaney Brown

Director of Academic Integrity

Dr. Victoria K. Malaney Brown’s scholarship focuses on multiracial college students, intergroup dialogue, critical race theory (MultiCrit), and student activism. Victoria's background in student affairs has included residence education, social justice education, student conduct, student crisis...

Ernest Morrell

Coyle Professor in Literacy Education Professor of English and Africana Studies Director of the Center for Literacy Education University of Notre Dame
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Chrystal George Mwangi

Associate Professor

Dr. George Mwangi is an Associate Professor at George Mason University. Her scholarship broadly centers on 1) structures of opportunity and educational attainment for underrepresented populations along the P-20 education pipeline; 2) impacts of globalization and migration on U.S. higher...

Sonia Nieto

Professor Emerita, Language, Literacy, and Culture College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Member, National Academy of Education

Pedro A. Noguera

Dean of the USC Rossier School of Education Emery Stoops, Joyce King Stoops Dean’s Chair in Education Distinguished Professor of Education, UCLA Faculty Director for the Center for the Transformation of Schools

Esther Ohito

Assistant Professor of Curriculum Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Leigh Patel

Professor and Associate Dean for Equity and Justice School of Education University of Pittsburgh
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Emily Perlow

Associate Dean of Students

Dr. Emily Perlow is Associate Dean of Students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where she has worked with STEM students for 13 years. She earned her PhD in educational policy and leadership, higher education specialization, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Emily’s research...

Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz

Associate Professor of English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

Maisha Winn

Chancellor's Leadership Professor University of California, Davis, Co-Founder and Co-director of the Transformative Justice in Education (TJE)
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Ashley Woodman

Lecturer

Dr. Woodman is a Lecturer in the Psychological and Brain Sciences Department and Program Director for the Undergraduate Specialization in Developmental Disabilities and Human Services at UMass Amherst. Her research focuses on the impact of a raising a child with a developmental disability on...

Faculty

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Ivon Arroyo

Associate Professor

Education

Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2003
M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2000
B.S., Universidad Blas Pascal, Argentina, 1995

Biography

A true inter-disciplinarian, Dr. Arroyo’s research bridges Learning Sciences,...

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Theresa Y. Austin

Professor

Theresa Y. Austin's research draws on critical race and sociocultural theories to examine language and literacy policies and planning for multilingual learners from a broader social perspective and discursive microanalytic level.

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Ysaaca Axelrod

Assistant Professor

Ysaaca D. Axelrod has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in Language and Literacy Development, Children, Families and School Relationships, Critical Issues in Early Childhood Education, Teaching Reading and Writing to English Language Learners, and Ethnography and Case-Study...

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Professor Benita Barnes

Benita Barnes

Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

Benita Barnes is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Barnes is also the Director of Diversity Advancement for the College of Education.

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Ian Barron

Professor, Director, Center for International Education

Education

B.Sc., University of Stirling, 1985

M.App.Sci., University of Glasgow, 1987

D.Ed.Psy., University of Dundee, 2009

Professional Interests

Child and adult traumatization and recovery in war, military occupation, and domestic...

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Beverley Bell

Senior Lecturer, Assistant Dean of Educator Preparation

Beverley Bell is a Senior Lecturer in Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Her research focuses on developing collaborations and reciprocal partnerships that integrate experiential learning with structured reflection and informed action.

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Elisabeth Bennett

Elisabeth Bennett

Lecturer

Elisabeth E. Bennett, Ph.D, is an adjunct lecturer for the Higher Education leadership Graduate Certificate program. Bennett is an assistant teaching professor with Northeastern's doctor of education program, where she teaches organizational leadership, adult learning, communication,...

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Carol Berner

Lecturer, CFS

Nicolas Blaisdell

Adjunct Professor

Education

M.Ed. at UMass Amherst, 2019
B.A. in English at UMass Amherst, 2018

Biography

Nicolas Blaisdell began his career in education during his undergraduate years at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst when he founded the Peabody Volunteer...

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Jacqueline Blass

Research Fellow
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Warren Blumenfeld

Lecturer

Warren Blumenfeld is a lecturer for the College of Education with an interest in social justice education.

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Mary Lynn Boscardin

Professor, *on sabbatical

Mary Lynn Boscardin is a professor in the Department of Student Development.

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Maria José Botelho

Professor

Maria José Botelho is interested in how school literacy practices can be re-imagined to affirm children’s cultural and linguistic knowledge as well as to offer tools for cultural production and social participation and re/organization. Her three-pronged research agenda offers some...

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Jeanne Brunner

Assistant Professor

Jeanne Brunner is an Assistant Professor in Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Her research focuses on improving science learning and instruction throughout the elementary grades.

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J. Camille Cammack

Senior Lecturer II

J Camille Cammack is a senior lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Sally Campbell Galman

Professor

Dr. Campbell Galman is an anthropologist of education and visual artist. Her research interests include the anthropology of childhood and gender studies.

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Professor Emeritus John C. Carey

John C. Carey

Professor Emeritus, Director Emeritus, Center for Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation

John C. Carey is a professor emeritus in the department of Student Development and Director Emeritus of the Center for Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation.

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David Caruso

Lecturer - Higher Education Leadership

David Caruso is an adjunct lecturer for the Higher Education leadership Graduate Certificate program.

Kimberly Cass

Lecturer

Associates Degree, Cape Cod Community College

B.A., University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

M.A. Bridgewater State University

Ed.S. University of Massachusett, Amherst

Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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Jonique Childs

Assistant Professor

Jonique R. Childs is an assistant professor in the College of Education Student Development program. She received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of Iowa.

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John Clement

John J. Clement

Professor Emeritus

John J. Clement is a professor emeritus in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Justin Coles

Assistant Professor, Director of Arts, Culture, and Political Engagements at the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research

Justin A. Coles, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Social Justice Education in the department of Student Development at the University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Education. Within the College, Dr. Coles serves as the Director of Arts, Culture, and Political Engagement at the Center...

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John Comings

John Comings

Adjunct Professor - Early Grade Reading in Developing Countries

Dr. Comings teaches for the Early Grade Reading Graduate Certificate and draws upon several decades of experience managing projects and conducting research on children’s and adult literacy projects worldwide. He served as Vice President at World Education for over 20 years, directed a national...

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Deidre Cuffee-Gray

Lecturer
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Marialuisa Di Stefano

Assistant Professor

Education

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Utah State University, 2018
Ph.D., Utah State University, 2017
M.A., Washington State University, 2012
M.A., University of Messina, Italy, 2006
B.A., University of Messina, Italy, 2004

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Carey Dimmitt

Professor, Director, Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation, Program Coordinator, School Counselor Education , Program Coordinator, Social Justice Education

Carey Dimmitt is a professor in the department of Student Development and the Director of the Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation.

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Jodi Drury

Lecturer, Special Education
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Darrell Earnest

Associate Professor

Darrell Earnest is an Assistant Professor in Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies (TECS) within the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research explores mathematical cognition in school contexts, with foci on learning and teaching as well as...

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Sharon Edwards

Lecturer
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Jeffrey W. Eiseman

Associate Professor

Jeffrey W. Eiseman is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration

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Chris Emery

Lecturer
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Daryl Essensa

Senior Lecturer

Daryl Essena is a lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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David Evans

Professor Emeritus

David Evans is a professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research, & Administration. 

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Yvonne Farino

Lecturer
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Sarah Fefer

Associate Professor, Associate Director of Center for Youth Engagement

Associate Professor Sarah Fefer received her doctoral degree from the University of South Florida’s APA accredited program in school psychology in 2013. She completed her predoctoral APA/APPIC accredited internship at the May Institute and her postdoctoral fellowship at UMass’ Psychological...

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Allan Feldman

Professor Emeritus

Allan Feldman is Emeritus Professor Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass), where he began in 1993 as an assistant professor. He retired from UMass in 2009, and joined the faculty of the College of Education at the University of South Florida (USF) that August. While at...

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Anna Fox Reilly

Lecturer

Anna Fox Reilly's research interests include academic identity development in relation to gender and sexuality, disability within the college environment, adult learning theory, and perceived support for student activism on campus.

John Francisco

John Francisco

Associate Professor

John Francisco is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Carolyn Gardner-Thomas

Lecturer
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John Gartner

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ph.D., Dartmouth College
M.A., University of Colorado, Boulder
B.A., Middlebury College

As a geomorphologist, I study earth surface landforms and the processes that shape them. I focus on rivers, floodplains, and riparian environments.

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Meg L. Gebhard

Professor

Meg Gebhard’s research agenda centers on understanding second language literacy development, teachers’ professional development, and the discourses of educational reform in the United States.

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Leigh Gehringer-Wiar

Administrative Associate

Leigh Gehringer-Wiar received a M.Ed in Social Justice Education and is currently working towards her Ed.S. degree and obtaining licensure to teach High School ELA. Leigh is an Administrative Associate for the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research. 

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Katie Gray

Lecturer, School Counselor Education

Katie Gray is an adjunct professor in the school counseling department and an independent consultant and leadership coach, who formed her own business called Unique Potential in 2007. Ms. Gray has over 28 years of experience in public education as a school counselor and an administrator. She...

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Kelly Gray

Lecturer - Higher Education, Assistant Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Executive Director of the SBS Advising Resource Center

Kelly Gray is an adjunct lecturer in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Gray is the Assistant Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Executive Director of the SBS Advising Resource Center.

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Denise Green

Lecturer, School Counseling
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Keisha L. Green

Associate Professor, Co-Founder, Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research

Keisha Green is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education & School Improvement. She is a community-engaged scholar and critical teacher educator with research interests in English Education, youth literacy practices, critical literacy, and critical pedagogy. Dr. Green is published in...

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Linda Griffin

Professor, Chair, Department of Student Development

Linda L. Griffin is a professor in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research and scholarly interest for over 25 years has been on the teaching and learning of sport related games through a games-centered approach grounded in constructivist learning.

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Ronald Hambleton

Professor Emeritus, Executive Director, Center for Educational Assessment

The College of Education mourns the loss of Ronald Hambleton, who passed away on April 28, 2022. Read more about Ron's life. Visit our In Memoriam page....

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Claire Hamilton

Associate Professor, Associate Provost and Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

Claire Hamilton is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Brandi Hephner LaBanc

Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs & Campus Life, Adjunct Professor

Dr. Hephner LaBanc proudly serves the students and staff of the University of Massachusetts Amherst as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life, and Professor in the Higher Education program. She received her Ed.D. from Northern Illinois University (NIU) and has more than two...

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John Hintze

Professor

Professor John Hintze received his doctoral degree from Lehigh University. Prior to obtaining his doctoral degree, Dr. Hintze was a school psychologist in the public schools. His research interests are in curriculum-based measurement and response-to-intervention (RtI), clinical assessment, and...

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Dawn Horton

Assistant Professor, Associate Director, Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation

The College of Education community mourns the loss of Dawn Horton, who passed away on April 30, 2022. Read more about Dawn's life. Visit our In Memoriam page.

Dawn...

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John Hosp

Professor, Special Education

John Hosp is a professor in the department of Student Development.

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Michelle Hosp

Associate Professor, Special Education, *on leave

Michelle Hosp is an associate professor in the department of Student Development.

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Kristin Iverson

Lecturer, Teacher Education and School Improvement (TESI)
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Denise Ives

Associate Professor

Denise Ives is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Korina Jocson

Associate Professor, *on sabbatical

Korina Jocson (Ph.D.) is a cross-disciplinary scholar in social justice education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Central to her work are arts-informed sociocultural approaches that examine youth literacies and issues of equity among historically marginalized youth.

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Amanda Walker Johnson

Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Sangeeta Kamat

Professor, Grace Lee Boggs Faculty Fellow at the Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research

Sangeeta Kamat is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration.

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Lisa Keller

Associate Professor, Assistant Director of the Center for Educational Assessment

Lisa Keller is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research, and Administration, and the Assistant Director of the Center for Educational Assessment.

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Ezekiel Kimball

Associate Professor, Associate Director, Center for Student Success Research, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs

Dr. Ezekiel Kimball is Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Associate Professor of Higher Education, and the Associate Director of the Center for Student Success Research in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research explores the PK-20 success...

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Michael Krezmien

Professor, Director, Center for Youth Engagement

Michael Krezmien is a Professor in the department of Student Development, and the Director of the Center for Youth Engagement. 

 

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John Kudukey

Senior Lecturer

John Kudukey is a lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Rich Lapan

Professor Emeritus

Rich Lapan is a professor emeritus in the department of Student Development.

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Andrea Larmon

Lecturer, Special Education
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Irene Laroche

Lecturer
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Alexandra Lauterbach

Associate Professor; Special Education

Dr. Alexandra A. Lauterbach’s scholarly interest centers on effective literacy instruction for elementary and secondary students with specific learning disabilities (SLD), and effective professional development for teachers of students with SLD.

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Bethany Lisi

Lecturer - Higher Education

Dr. Lisi works full-time in the UMass Amherst Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL). She serves as the organizational lead for CTL’s Midterm Assessment Process (MAP) and the Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA), provides consultations on syllabus and course design, active learning techniques...

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Jamila Lyiscott

Assistant Professor, Co-Founder, Center of Racial Justice and Youth Engaged Research

Jamila Lyiscott a.k.a 'Dr. J' is an Assistant Professor of Social Justice Education. Her community-engaged research focuses on racial equity, youth activism, and the power of hip-hop and spoken word in education.  Jamila is a community-engaged scholar, nationally renowned speaker, and the...

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Sandra Madden

Professor

Sandra Madden is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Robert Maloy

Senior Lecturer II

Robert Maloy is a senior lecturer II in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Bill Matthews

Lecturer, School Psychology
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Christine McCormick

Professor Emerita

Biography

Christine B. McCormick, PhD, is Professor Emerita from the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she taught courses in human growth and development, educational psychology, learning and cognition, and classroom assessment. She was Dean of...

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Kathryn A. McDermott

Professor, Chair, Department of Educational Policy, Research, & Administration

Kathryn A. McDermott is a professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. McDermott is also the Department Chair.

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Sharon McDonald

Lecturer
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Betsy McEneaney

Associate Professor, University to Schools Coordinator, Chair, Teacher Education & School Improvement

Betsy McEneaney is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & School Improvement. 

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Christine McGrail

Lecturer
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Jennifer McIntire

Lecturer
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Rosa Medina Riveros

Lecturer
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Scott Monroe

Associate Professor, Assistant Director of the Center for Educational Assessment

Scott Monroe is an assistant professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration and the Assistant Director for the Center for Educational Assessment

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Jacqi Mosselson

Professor, Program Coordinator, International Education, Co-Editor, Comparative Education Review

Jacqi Mosselson is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Her scholarship broadly looks at how inequality and difference are contested in culture, education, and schooling. Dr. Mosselson's research looks at the political, social, and ...

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David Neely

Lecturer, Social Justice Education
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Jesslynn Rocha Neves

Lecturer

Clinical Educator Jesslynn Rocha Neves received her doctoral degree from the University of Connecticut's APA accredited program in school psychology in 2020. She completed her predoctoral APPIC internship at Let Us Know, Inc. (LUK). Her research and clinical interests are in educational equity...

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Martina Nieswandt

Professor, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement

Martina Nieswandt is an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Nieswandt is also the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement. 

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Bjorn H. Nordtveit

Associate Professor

Short Bio

Bjorn H. Nordtveit is an Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst since 2011, after serving for five years as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. He has also served as visiting faculty at Zhejiang Normal...

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Lyndsey Nunes

Lecturer, Special Education
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Kysa Nygreen

Associate Professor

Kysa Nygreen’s research and teaching address topics of race, class, and culture in education; urban schooling; critical and anti-racist pedagogies; participatory action research; and educational ethnography.

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Christopher Overtree

Senior Lecturer, School Psychology
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Eirini Pitidou

Lecturer, CFS
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Sharon Rallis

Professor Emerita, Director of the Center for Education Policy

Dr. Sharon F. Rallis serves as the Dwight W. Allen Distinguished Professor in Educational Policy and Reform in the Department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration in the College of Education, as well as the director of the Center for Education Policy, at the University of...

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Judy Raper

Lecturer

Judy Raper, Ed.D. completed her undergraduate work at Indiana University where she majored in Elementary Education.  Transformed by her experience out of the classroom (and particularly in residence life), she went onto pursue her M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration at...

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Gretchen Rossman

Professor Emerita

Gretchen B. Rossman serves as Professor of International Education. With an international reputation as a qualitative methodologist, she has expertise in education reform and capacity building at international, national, and local levels, qualitative research design and methods, mixed methods...

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Yedalis Ruíz

Lecturer

Dr. Yedalis Ruíz is a first-generation, Puertorriqueña scholar/practitioner. She is a lecturer for the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Her research examines access to and equity in higher education for first-generation, underrepresented and...

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Tammie Jenkins Samuels

Lecturer

 

About me and why I'm in the field:

  • 1st Generation College Educated
  • Sister with Developmental Disability
  • Former High School Teacher Encouraged Interest

Tammie Demetri Jenkins Samuels, is a Special Educator and fervent...

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Clement Alexander Seldin

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Seldin teaches courses in the Commonwealth Honors College including Controversial Issues in Education, a Gen Ed (SB) he created.

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Raymond Sharick

Senior Lecturer

Raymond Sharick is a lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Sharick is also the Associate Dean for Partnerships, Educator Preparation, & Innovation.

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Stephen Sireci

Distinguished University Professor, Director of the Center for Educational Assessment

Stephen G. Sireci is Professor in the Psychometrics Program and Director of the Center for Educational Assessment.

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Cristine Smith

Professor, Associate Dean, Research and Engagement

Cristine Smith focuses on literacy and reading for children, youth and adults in developing countries. Smith is a professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration.

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Sarah Spence

Lecturer, School Counseling
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Enrique (Henry) Suárez

Assistant Professor

Dr. Enrique (Henry) Suárez is committed to making science learning equitable for students and teachers, emphasizing the importance of knowing about the natural world through investigation. Enrique’s research focuses on designing learning environments that create opportunities for elementary-...

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Florence Sullivan

Professor

The College of Education community is deeply saddened by the death of Florence Sullivan, who passed away on June 1, 2022. Read more about Florence's life. Visit our In Memoriam page....

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Nina Tissi-Gassoway

Professor of Practice, Social Justice Education , Higher Education
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Torrey Trust

Associate Professor

Torrey Trust’s research focuses on how technology can support and enrich teaching and learning. Her research interests include instructional design, teacher professional development, social media, digital tools and apps, open educational resources, professional learning networks, online...

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K.C. Nat Turner

Professor

K.C. Nat Turner is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Laura Valdiviezo

Professor

Laura Valdiviezo’s interest is in re-conceptualizing and reforming schools as loci of change for social justice. Her work examines the role educators and youth play as political actors able to inform both policy and teacher education. She is also interested in the education of teachers and...

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Ruth-Ellen Verock

Senior Lecturer II

Ruth-Ellen Verock is a senior lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.

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Shely Vohra

Lecturer, Master of Second Language Teaching (MSLT)
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Kate Way

Lecturer

Kate Way is a popular and critical educator, photographer, and documentary filmmaker. Her research interests lie in the intersection of critical media literacy, the politics of education, and social and economic justice. As a high school English teacher for almost twenty years, Kate worked...

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Craig Wells

Professor, Associate Director for the Center for Educational Assessment

Craig Wells is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration and the Associate Director for the Center for Educational Assessment.

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Ryan Wells

Ryan Wells

Professor, Director of the Center for Student Success Research

Ryan Wells is Director of the Center for Student Success Research and Professor of higher education. He  primarily investigates questions of college access, equity, and success for underrepresented and/or under-researched groups. Topics for recent research include the ways that socioeconomic...

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Amanda Wells Marcotte

Associate Professor, Program Coordinator, School Psychology

Associate professor Amanda Marcotte received her doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts’ Amherst’s APA accredited program in school psychology in 2006. She completed a CDSPP internship in the New Bedford, MA public schools. Her...

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Sara Whitcomb

Associate Professor

Associate professor Sara Whitcomb received her doctoral degree from the University of Oregon’s APA accredited program in school psychology in 2009. She completed her predoctoral APA/APPIC accredited internship at the May Institute and her postdoctoral fellowship at UMass’ PSC. Her research and...

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Elizabeth Williams

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Director of Survey and Evaluation Research

Elizabeth Williams is an adjunct assistant professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Williams is also the Director of Survey and Evaluation Research.

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Rebecca Woodland

Professor, Co-Director of the Center for Education Policy

Rebecca Woodland is a professor of Educational Leadership. Woodland's research interests include leadership for curriculum and instruction, teacher education, professional learning communities, and organizational collaboration.

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Susan Wyckoff

Lecturer

Dr. Wyckoff has an extensive background in higher education administration, particularly in the areas of academic policy development and implementation, faculty development, curriculum development, and program review/assessment activities.

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Seon Yeong Yu

Associate Professor

Dr. Seon Yeong Yu's educational background and research focus on early childhood special education with a particular interest in young children’s social emotional competence, challenging behavior, social interaction and peer relationships.

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April Zenisky

Associate Research Professor, Director of Computer-Based Testing Initiatives for the Center for Educational Assessment

April Zenisky is an associate research professor in the department of Policy, Research, & Administration.

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Ximena Zúñiga

Professor

Ximena Zúñiga is a professor in the department of Student Development. 

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Staff

Sarah Mabry Calle

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Sarah Calle (B.A./M.A.) is the Executive Assistant to the Dean at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Sarah is responsible for supporting the Dean and the Director of Development at the College of Education in the planning, management, and oversight of various programs and initiatives....

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Anna Carter

Administrative Assistant, Project RAISE
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Brian Case

Grants and Contract Coordinator
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Carmelo Chiello

Director of Educator Preparation

Carmelo Chiello is the Director of Educator Preparation in the College of Education at UMass Amherst. Over the course of his twenty years working in Education, he has taught EFL in Spain, middle school Social Studies in South Florida, and various Teacher Education courses in Massachusetts. He...

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Nicole Cloutier

Accountant
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Wes DeShano

Communications and Marketing Specialist
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Christine Dolgas

Grants & Contract Manager
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Anthony Eastmond

Anthony Eastmond

Clerk, P12 Educator Preparation
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Cynthia Gerstl-Pepin

Dean

After earning a B.A. in art history and studio art at Bates College in 1989, Gerstl-Pepin received a Ph.D. in educational organizations and policy studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her training focused on qualitative methodology, with a minor in the anthropology of...

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Barbara Gravin-Wilbur

Barbara Gravin-Wilbur

Program Manager, Center for International Education
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Michael Hanna

Academic Affairs Coordinator
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Robert Heath

Clerk, P12 Educator Preparation
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Ally Hunter

Postdoctoral Fellow
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Lucas Iain

Assistant Dean for Finance and Planning
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Scott Latham

Administrative Assistant, Center for Educational Assessment
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Rachael Lawrence

Postdoctoral Fellow , Assistant Director, Center for Educational Policy

Dr. Rachael B. Lawrence, Postdoctoral Fellow, serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Education Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She earned her Ph.D. in Education Policy & Leadership from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2016. Lawrence primarily...

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Seung-eun Lee

Educator Licensure Officer
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Sovann-Malis Loeung

Department Administrator
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Susan Martin

Human Resources Specialist
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Emely Medina

Emely Medina

Research Assistant

Emely is an undergraduate research assistant this summer with Professor Sade Bonilla through the Center for Student Success Research. Her research interests include educational inequalities, immigration and education, and the experiences of low-income and first-generation students of color in...

Sayed Ahmad Javid Mussawy

Education Assessment Analyst

Javid is a current doctoral student in international education in the College of Education and previously earned an M.Ed. from the college.

Prior to his most recent graduate studies, Javid progressed rapidly through senior administration roles at Baghlan University-- culminating his...

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Francis O'Donnell

Research Fellow
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Maura O'Riordan

Research Fellow
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Hillary Osgood

Operations Generalist
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Julie Pallant

Director of Educational Technology
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Christine Quiñones

Grants and Contracts Coordinator
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Benjamin Rodriguez

Academic Advisor
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Jim Smith

Information Technology Manager
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Jennie Southgate

Jennifer Southgate

Department Administrator, Educational Policy, Research & Administration
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Ann Stephany

Ann Stephany

Student Success Coordinator
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Javier Suarez-Alvarez

Director, Adult Skills Assessment Project, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Educational Assessment

Javier Suarez-Alvarez is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass). He is responsible for managing the new Adult Skills Assessment Project (ASAP), a collaborative project recently funded by the U.S. Institute of Education Sciences to improve the assessment of...

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Erika Tai

Graduate Assistant

Erika Tai, MPP is a second-year doctoral student on the higher education track of the Social Justice Education program at UMass Amherst. Erika's previous work for her Master of Public Policy degree and Graduate Certificate in Advanced Feminist Studies examined the effects of transnational and...

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Brian Toohey

Director of Development
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Kristin Tyler

Graduate Program Coordinator
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Emily Walker

Department Administrator, Student Development
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Fred Zinn

Associate Director for Digital Learning

Fred’s primary role in the college is to help faculty and educators improve student learning through effective and creative use of technologies. He also applies his experience as a graphic designer and illustrator to help educators improve their presentations, media, and other instructional...

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Faculty, Staff

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Shane Hammond

Senior Lecturer, Graduate Program Director

Shane Hammond is a lecturer for the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Hammond is a demonstrated scholar-practitioner in Higher Education with progressively responsible and diverse experience in Student Affairs administration and leadership, including human...

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Kate Hudson

Senior Lecturer, Director of Online Programs & Digital Learning

Kate Hudson is a senior lecturer for the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration. Hudson is also the Director of Online Programs & Digital Learning for the College of Education.

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Jennifer Randall

Jennifer Randall

Associate Professor, Director of Evaluation for the Center for Educational Assessment

Jennifer Randall is an associate professor in the department of Educational Policy, Research & Administration and the Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs for the College of Education.

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Faculty, Students

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Bara Mbengue

CRJ Apprentice

At UMass/Amherst, Bara is pursuing his PhD in Education in the department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS). He is also a Research Enhancement and Leadership fellow (REAL). His research interest explores the Idealized Performance of Black and Brown students in Elite...