Master of Science in Education

Master of Science in Education

Mark Bauman

Bauman, Mark

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • MA, Spanish Literature, Roosevelt University, 2005
  • BA, Spanish, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1996
Allena Berry

Berry, Allena

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • MA, Education in Teaching History/Social Science, Stanford University , 2013
  • BS, Human and Organizational Development and History, Vanderbilt University , 2012

Research Interests

Historical epistemologies; sociocultural theory and cognition; critical theory in history; teaching and learning history; historical thinking

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

Terrie Bridgman

Bridgman, Terrie

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program

Literacy Interventionist, T. Bridgman & Associates


Degrees

  • EdD, Reading and Language, National-Louis University, 1994
  • MAT, Elementary Teaching, National College of Education, 1982
  • BA, Political Science, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, 1972

Research Interests

Word study, reading comprehension, professional development for teachers

Laurel Burman

Burman, Laurel

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • Certificate of Advanced Study- Educational Leadership, National Louis University
  • MA, Special Education, San Francisco State University
  • BS, Elementary and Special Education, Northern Illinois University

Research Interests

Enhancing post-secondary outcomes for students with disabilities.

Marcus Campbell

Campbell, Marcus

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • BS, University of Illinois
  • MS, DePaul University
Elizabeth Cardenas-Lopez

Cardenas-Lopez, Elizabeth

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • Ph.D., Reading and Language, National-Louis University
  • B.A., Education, Northeastern Illinois University
  • M.A., Bilingual, Multicultural Education, Chicago State University

Research Interests

K-12 Language and Literacy, Dual Language Education, Education of English Learners, Literacy Intervention and Supports fo Striving Learners.

Laura Davis

Davis, Laura

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • Ph.D., Teaching and Learning, New York University
  • B.A., Critical Studies, University of Southern California
  • M.A., Education, Antioch University Los Angeles

Research Interests

Teacher education; equity and diversity in teaching and higher education; teacher development and clinical preparation

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.

Shanti Elliott

Elliott, Shanti

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education

English Teacher, Francis Parker School


Degrees

  • BA, MA, Comparative Literature, University of California-Berkeley
  • PhD, Comparative Literature, University of California-Berkeley
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Fadda-Ginski, Fabiola

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • M.A., Education Leadership, American College of Education
  • Diploma in Translation, Interpretation and Foreign Correspondence, Scuola Superiore Interpreti e Traduttori, Rome, Italy
  • M.A., Urban Teaching, Columbia College
  • B.A., Organizational Management, Concordia University
  • M.A., Reading, Northeastern University
  • Ph.D., Reading and Language, National Louis University

Research Interests

Language acquisition and teacher evaluation systems.

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. 

Alison Gordon

Gordon, Alison

Adjunct Instructor, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • EdD, Education Leadership, National Louis University, 2008
  • MS, Education Leadership, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1984
  • BS, Education, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1977
Sophie Haroutunian-Gordon

Haroutunian-Gordon, Sophie

Professor Emeritus, Education and Social Policy


Degrees

  • PhD, Philosophy of Education, University of Chicago, 1976
  • MA, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1966
  • BA, Music, Religion/Philosophy, Cornell College, 1965

Research Interests

Philosophy of education, teacher education, interpretive discussion, philosophy of psychology.

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Hayes, Timothy

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.S.Ed. Educational Leadership, Northeastern Illinois University
  • M.A.T. Secondary English Instruction, Boston College
Paula Hooper

Hooper, Paula

Assistant Professor of Instruction


Degrees

  • AERA/IES Postdoctoral Fellowship, TERC, 2005
  • Ph.D in Epistemology and Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998
  • M.Ed. Early Childhood Education, Kent State University, 1984
  • Bachelor of Arts: Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts, Hampshire College, 1983
Kim Hufferd-Ackles

Hufferd-Ackles, Kim

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education

Director and Math Coordinator, Open Wings Learning


Degrees

  • B.A., Neurobiology and Physiology, Northwestern University
  • PhD, Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 1999

Research Interests

Elementary math teaching and learning, School leadership through the principal role, Complex learners and teacher scaffolding needed for deep and meaningful learning

James Lynn

Lynn, James

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program

Executive Director of High School Development, University of Illinois at Chicago


Degrees

  • MA, Educational Leadership, Northeastern Illinois University, 2004
  • MEd, Secondary Education, DePaul University, 1994
  • BS, Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame, 1989
  • BS, English, University of Notre Dame, 1989
Kavita Matsko

Matsko, Kavita

Associate Professor

Associate Dean for Teacher Education


Degrees

  • PhD, Sociology, University of Chicago, 2007
  • MSEd, Advanced Teaching, Northwestern University, 1997
  • BS, Elementary Education, University of Illinois, 1993

Research Interests

Teacher education, mentoring, and induction; clinical preparation; features of preparation that promote candidate learning and teacher effectiveness

Tara McGill

McGill, Tara

Adjunct Faculty, Master of Science in Education

Curriculum Development Specialist


Degrees

  • MAT, Secondary Science with Middle-Level Learning Endorsement, National Louis University
  • MS, Entomology , University of Illinois- Urbana/Champaign
  • BA, Biology, Boston University

Research Interests

Design of scientific curriculum materials, professional development and cooperative learning

Amy McGreal

McGreal, Amy

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • M.A., Early Childhood Education, University of Phoenix
  • B.A., Elementary Education, University of Iowa

Research Interests

Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards in Elementary Classrooms

Janis Morgan

Morgan, Janis

Adjunct Faculty, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • BS, Exceptional Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MS, Educational Administration, Northern Illinois University
  • EdD, Educational Administration, Northern Illinois University
  • MS, Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research Interests

Social-emotional learning, diverse learners, instructional practices

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
Jennifer Nabers

Nabers, Jennifer

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • B.A. English, Villanova
  • MS, Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2014

Research Interests

Middle School ELA best practices & curriculum and instruction.

Dawn Novak

Novak, Dawn

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, American College of Education
  • B.S., Elementary Education (Mathematics); Certificate in Science, Business and Language Arts, University of Iowa

Research Interests

Instructional coaching and how to develop strong professional learning communities.

Michael Novak

Novak, Michael

Adjunct Faculty, Learning Sciences and MSEd Programs

Researcher, Center For Connected Learning


Degrees

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992

Research Interests

Instructional materials design, professional development of teachers, professional learning communities, scientific modeling, and agent-based modeling.

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
Nicole D. Parker

Parker, Nicole D.

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • BA, History, Northwestern University
  • MAT, History, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • MA, Educational Leadership, Concordia University

Research Interests

20th Century American History, American Civil Rights Movement, Disciplinary Literacy, Teaching and learning in History and the Social Sciences, Parent Engagement

Kathleen Pitvorec

Pitvorec, Kathleen

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • Ph.D., Learning Sciences-- Mathematics Education Focus, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2016
  • M.S.T., Elementary Education, University of Chicago, 2001
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Chicago, 1987

Research Interests

How do teachers promote student agency in mathematics classrooms? What does student agency look like? sound like? How do teachers learn to facilitate productive disciplinary discourse? How might we structure teachers' own video reflection as a catalyst for learning?

Brian Reiser

Reiser, Brian

Professor, Learning Sciences


Degrees

  • PhD, Cognitive Science, Yale University, 1983
  • MA, Psychology, New York University, 1979
  • BA, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1977

Research Interests

The design of learning environments and curriculum materials for science that support authentic practices including explanation, argumentation, and designing investigations. His research examines the cognitive and social interaction aspects of scientific inquiry, principles for scaffolding practices in software and curriculum materials, teaching practices, and curriculum design frameworks.

Anne Roloff

Roloff, Anne

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • PhD in Education Administration, University of Iowa, 2000
  • MS in Educational Administration, Western Illinois University, 1991

Research Interests

Leadership development and curriculum & instruction

Bahareh Sahebi

Sahebi, Bahareh

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional Psychology
  • B.A., Psychology, Sociology, Northern Illinois University
  • M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, Adler University

Research Interests

Transitional sciences related to intimate partner relationship health, minority populations, and parenting.

Dilara Sayeed

Sayeed, Dilara

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program


Degrees

  • EdLD, Education Leadership, Harvard University, 2015
  • MS, Education, Northwestern University, 2000
  • BS, Economics and Marketing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1992
Rebekah Stathakis

Stathakis, Rebekah

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education Program

Adjunct Lecturer, SESP Undergraduate Program


Degrees

  • MA, Educational Leadership, DePaul University, 2007
  • National Board Certification, World Languages for Early Adolescence and Young Adulthood, 2007
  • BS, Secondary Teaching, Northwestern University, 2002

Research Interests

World languages teaching and learning, teacher education and teacher evaluation

Corrie Wallace

Wallace, Corrie

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • M.A., Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
  • B.A., Spanish, Woman's Studies, University of Michigan, Anne Arbor
Lanee Walls

Walls, Lanee

Adjunct Lecturer, Master of Science in Education


Degrees

  • Elementary Education and Special Education Teaching, Saint Xavier University
  • M.A., Educational Administration, Governors State University
  • B.A., Psychology, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
  • M.A., School Psychology, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL
  • Ed.D., Administration and Supervision, Loyola University Chicago

Research Interests

Instructional Leadership and Principal Preparation, Building Teacher and Leader Capacity, Professional Learning Communities, Intervention-Based Instruction, Including Students with Special Needs, Racial Equity