Undergraduate

Undergraduate

Paul Arntson

Arntson, Paul

Faculty, Civic Engagement Certificate Program

Alumnae of Northwestern University Teaching Professor of Speech Communication Studies


Degrees

  • PhD, Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin
Lisa Barbe

Barbe, Lisa

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • MEd, School Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1991
  • BA, English, University of Michigan, 1985
Gail Berger Darlow

Berger Darlow, Gail

Adjunct Instructor, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program

Assistant Professor of Instruction SESP, Undergraduate and MS in Learning and Organizational Change

Assistant Professor of Instruction, McCormick, Masters of Engineering Management

Assistant Professor of Instruction, Kellogg Management and Organizations


Degrees

  • PhD, Management and Organizations, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern, 2003
  • MEd, Administration and Supervision, Loyola University, 2002
  • MS, Management and Organizations, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern, 2001
  • BA/BS, Psychology and Elementary Education, Boston University, 1997

Research Interests

Organizational communication in the contexts of negotiation, performance appraisal, and teamwork. In particular, Darlow explores how power differentials impact people’s interpretation of messages, as well as message transmission. She also examines effective negotiation strategies and communication sharing in teams.

Dorie Blesoff

Blesoff, Dorie

Chief People Officer, kCura

Instructor, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program


Degrees

  • MS, Organization Development, Loyola University-Chicago, 1995
  • BA, Political Science, Religion, American University, 1974
Dagny Bloland

Bloland, Dagny

Instructor, Master of Science in Education

English Teacher, Whitney Young Magnet School


Degrees

  • MA, English, Northwestern University
  • PhD, English Education, New York University
  • BS, Education, Northwestern University

Research Interests

English teachers' constructs of teaching English

Danny M. Cohen

Cohen, Danny M.

Associate Professor of Instruction


Degrees

  • MA, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, 2005
  • PhD, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, 2011

Research Interests

Holocaust and human rights education; The design of informal learning environments; Collective memory and marginalized narratives; Pedagogies for educating about violence and atrocity
 

Marvin Cohen

Cohen, Marvin

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MA, Sequence in Individuals, Families and Groups, University of Chicago, 1979
  • PhD, Political Science, University of California-Berkeley, 1975
  • MA, Political Science, Columnia University, 1970
  • BA, Political Philosophy, University of California-Berkeley, 1969

Research Interests

Civic engagement and democratic practice.

Jeannette Colyvas

Colyvas, Jeannette

Associate Professor, Human Development and Social Policy

Associate Professor, Learning Sciences

Associate Professor and Executive Board Member, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)

Associate Professor (by courtesy), Department of Sociology

Associate Professor (by courtesy), MORS, Kellogg School of Management

Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Policy Research

Director of Undergraduate Programs, School of Education and Social Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Stanford University, 2007
  • MA, Sociology, MA, East Asian Studies, Stanford University

Research Interests

Organizations and entrepreneurship; institutions and networks; comparing public, private, and non-profit forms of organizing; university-industry interfaces; public and private science.

Cindy Conlon

Conlon, Cindy

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • PhD, Northwestern University, 1979
  • JD, University of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • BS, Northwestern University, 1972

Research Interests

Supreme Court issues

Timothy Dohrer

Dohrer, Timothy

Director, Master of Science in Education Program

Assistant Professor, School of Education and Social Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction, Penn State University, 1999
  • MA, English, Northwestern University, 1995
  • BA, English and Journalism, Indiana University, 1990

Research Interests

Leadership development, curriculum and instruction, and curriculum integration.

Mindy Douthit

Douthit, Mindy

Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program

Instructor, MS in Learning and Organizational Change Program


Degrees

  • PhD, Organizational Theory, University of Chicago , 2000
  • MBA, Management, University of Chicago, 2000
  • BS, Business, Miami University, 1992
Michael Gelder

Gelder, Michael

Adjunct Faculty, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • BS, Business Administration, Michigan State University, 1971
  • MS, Health Administration, Washington University
Jill Gerber

Gerber, Jill

Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • PhD, Human Development and Family Studies and Education, Cornell University
Aida Luz Giachello

Giachello, Aida Luz

Adjunct Faculty Member, SESP Undergraduate Program

Research Professor, Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine


Degrees

  • PhD, Medical Sociology, University of Chicago, 1988

Research Interests

Social and racial health disparities, particularly among Hispanics/Latinos and African Americans; chronic diseases; women's health; tobacco control and prevention.

Thomas Golebiewski

Golebiewski, Thomas

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • PhD, Clinical Social Work, Institute for Clinical Social Work, 2007
  • MSW, Social Work, Loyola University Chicago, 1977
  • BA, Sociology, Loyola University Chicago, 1974

Research Interests

Altruism and the role of the helper, domestically violent men, school culture and climate, social and emotional wellness. 

Cheryl Judice

Judice, Cheryl

Adjunct Faculty, SESP Undergraduate Program

Adjunct Faculty, Master of Science in Education Program

Associate Director, Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate


Degrees

  • PhD, Sociology, Northwestern University, 2005

Research Interests

Marriage and the family, interracial relationships and marriages.

John Kretzmann

Kretzmann, John

Adjunct Faculty, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MA, University of Virginia
  • BA, Princeton University
  • PhD, Sociology and Urban Affairs, Norrthwestern University

Research Interests

Community development, asset building in communities.

Regina Logan

Logan, Regina

Research Assistant Professor, School of Education and Social Policy

Foley Center for the Study of Lives


Degrees

  • MA, French Language and Literature, University of Wisconsin, 1971
  • AB, French Language and Literature, University of Michigan, 1970
  • PhD, Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 1993
  • MA, Teaching & Learning Processes, Northwestern University, 1984

Research Interests

Stability and change over time in adulthood, especially during midlfe and beyond: wisdom, regret and life themes; gender differences in these areas.

Ananda Marin

Degrees

  • Master in Public Policy, Harvard University, 2002
  • BA, Sociology, Yale University, 1998
  • PhD, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, 2013

Research Interests

I am interested in how culture influences cognition, learning and development, particularly among indigenous and non-majority youth, families, and teachers. My goal is to both understand how the everyday and routine practices of families and communities support teaching and learning across settings, as well as to collaboratively design learning environments that are generative and support community goals for the future.

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Mazany, Terry

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MA, Anthropology, University of Arizona
  • MBA, University of Arizona
Nathania Montes

Montes, Nathania

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • BA, Psychology, Cornell University, 1995
  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, 2002
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, 1998
Martha Mulligan

Mulligan, Martha

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MEd, Curriculum and Instruction, National-Louis University
  • BA, Dance and Education, Denison University
Kevin Murnane

Murnane, Kevin

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MBA, Marketing, Finance, Not-For-Profit Management, Northwestern University, 1982
  • BS, Commerce, University of Illinois, 1979

Research Interests

Failure-tolerant strategy; predictive competencies for leadership success; domains of leadership: outcomes, process and connections; succession management; action learning

John O'Connor

O'Connor, John

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • PhD, English, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • AB, Philosophy/English, University of Chicago
  • MAT, English, University of Chicago
Jessica Pryor

Pryor, Jessica

Adjunct Faculty, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • BS, Psychology and Sociology, Iowa State University
  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, Arizona State University
  • MS, General Psychology, DePaul University
Ken Rose

Rose, Ken

Adjunct Instructor, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • MA, Education: Human Development, Northeastern University, 1993
  • BA, Psychology, Clark University, 1986
  • PhD, Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, 2004
James Rosenbaum

Rosenbaum, James

Professor, Human Development and Social Policy

Professor, Sociology, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research


Degrees

  • PhD, Sociology, Harvard University, 1973
  • MA, Sociology, Harvard University, 1968
  • BA, Culture and Behavior, Yale University, 1966

Research Interests

High schools, community colleges, youth transitions to work and adulthood. School and college reform and restructuring. Sociology of education.

Margie Schaps

Schaps, Margie

Instructor, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • BA, Washington University
  • Master's, Public Health, University of Illinois

Research Interests

Health care safety net, social determinants of health, adverse childhood experiences and health equity

Lilah Shapiro

Shapiro, Lilah

Assistant Professor of Instruction


Degrees

  • PhD, Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago, 2012
  • BA, English and Vocal Performance, Oberlin College
  • AM, Social Sciences, University of Chicago

Research Interests

Sociology, social psychology. Specific research interests include identity, life story and narrative, ethnicity, religion, assimilation and immigration, ethnicity and biology, race, American culture, diaspora experiences/transnationalism, class and social location, qualitative methods.

Mary Ellen Shearer

Shearer, Mary Ellen

Faculty, Field Studies Program

Director and Bureau Chief, Medill Washington and William F. Thomas Professor


Degrees

  • BA, Journalism, University of Wisconsin, 1975
Clarissa Simon

Simon, Clarissa

Adjunct Instructor, SESP Undergraduate Program

Postdoctoral Research Associate

NorthShore University Health Systems


Degrees

  • PhD, Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2012
Alexandra Solomon

Solomon, Alexandra

Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, 2001
  • MA, Counseling Psychology, Northwestern University, 1998
  • BA, Psychology & Women's Studies, University of Michigan, 1995
Jerry Stermer

Stermer, Jerry

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MA, Political Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • BA, Divine Word College
Timothy Stevens

Stevens, Timothy

University Chaplain, Northwestern University

Instructor, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
  • PhD, English Literature, Northwestern University
Lauren Young

Young, Lauren

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • EdD, Social Policy of Education, Harvard University, 1984
  • MS, Counselor Education, San Diego State University, 1971
  • AB, Psychology, Occidental College, 1969

Research Interests

Teacher education and public policy, with an emphasis on expanding learning opportunities for children and youth in schools and communities.