Grant, Rachel Associate Professor
As a scholar my work is informed by critical race and critical multicultural theory, womanist and feminist theory, critical multiculturalism, and sociocultural theory. My research interests reflect critical pedagogical approaches to literacy and academic achievement for linguistically and racially diverse students with a particular focus on urban settings.Read more..
Hale, Chris Assistant Professor
Dr. Hale has spent much of his career as a literacy specialist working with students with learning disabilities and those labeled emotionally disturbed. His years as a teacher allowed him to experience firsthand the challenges faced by special education teachers and to witness the pain and alienation of children whoRead more..
Kerekes, Judit Associate Professor
Professor Kerekes’ educational philosophy is based on a perspective that education is one of the few fields which can promote a positive change for the future. Professor Kerekes visits classrooms frequently, and she continues to collaborate with pre- and in-service students. Together they discuss their classroom needs, developing
Kim, Jinyoung Associate ProfessorDr. Kim has taught at the college level for over 15 years.
Her academic interests include music education for children, music integration, and pre-service and in-service professional development.
She has composed more than 100 children's songs, and published 6 music albums for children in Korean and English. Her song 'Never Ending Melody' Read more..
Lyublinskaya, Irina ProfessorDr. Lyublinskaya has taught at the university as well as the high school level for over 25 years. She is a recipient of various awards for teaching excellence, including Radioshack/Tandy Prize for Teaching Excellence in Mathematics, Science, and Computer Science, NSTA Distinguished Science Teaching Award and citation, Education’s Unsung Heroes Read more..
Samuels, El Doctoral Lecturer
My research centers on using careful measurement in field-based research both to understand how people can overcome adversity to succeed and how to promote prosocial development.
The courses I teach also address gaining knowledge through science and experimentation—in education and psychology. In my courses, I also seek to include diverse perspectivesRead more..