Six SESP Faculty, Staff Named to Honor Roll

Six SESP Faculty, Staff Named to Honor Roll

Six School of Education and Social Policy faculty and staff members were named to the 2013-14 Faculty Honor Roll. Undergraduate students voted in a campus-wide election held by Associated Student Government. For more than 20 years, Northwestern's Associated Student Government has honored the most exceptional faculty and administrators on campus through honor roll.


Alissa Chung
Alissa Chung

In addition to teaching at SESP, Alissa Levy Chung is a clinical psychologist, working with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional challenges. She has expertise in infant mental health and relationship-based interventions, and has worked extensively with adolescent parents and children in foster care. Her research is on intergenerational continuities in parenting. She teaches The Counseling Process, Developmental Psychopathology, Human Development and a practicum seminar.


Danny Cohen
Danny Cohen
Danny M. Cohen (PhD11) is a learning scientist and assistant professor of instruction at SESP. He focuses on pedagogies for educating about atrocity, and the design of learning environments to promote human rights. He is an appointed member of the Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission, and he sits on the editorial board of the journal The Holocaust in History and Memory. Cohen teaches Program Design and Implementation, as well as seminars on collective memories and human rights education.

Cynthia Coburn
Cynthia Coburn

Cynthia Coburn is a professor at the School of Education and Social Policy. Coburn studies the relationship between instructional policy and teachers' classroom practices in urban schools, especially the relationship between research and practice for school improvement. In 2011, Coburn was awarded the Early Career Award from the American Educational Research Association.


Nathan Frideres
Nathan Frideres

At the School of Education and Social Policy, Nathan Frideres is the coordinator of the Civic Engagement Certificate Program and the Field Studies Program. He helps students to plan their practicum experiences where they participate in internships at nonprofits and businesses throughout the Chicago area as well as weekly seminars. The Field Studies program allows students to participate in summer practicum experiences in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D. C. 


Gina Logan
Regina Logan

Regina Logan is a research assistant professor at the Foley Center for the Study of Lives. In the SESP undergraduate program, she teaches Career Development, Human Development, and Gender and the Life Course. Her research and interest areas include gender and generativity, spirituality and wisdom in adulthood, and career development. Logan is the director of the Foley Longitudinal Study of Adulthood. In addition, she has extensive experience in teaching and learning in adulthood.


David Rapp
David Rapp

A psychologist, David Rapp is a professor in the School of Education and Social Policy and the Department of Psychology in Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences.At the School of Education and Social Policy, Rapp teaches the Psychology and Technology of Instructional Design and graduate-level Learning Sciences courses. Hisprogram of research examines how comprehension processes function both successfully and unsuccessfully during learning experiences.


By Marilyn Sherman
Last Modified: 11/11/14