Meet the Faculty

Monica A Belfatti, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

James C. Coviello, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor

Janine M. Firmender, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Cheryl L. George, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Virginia Goulding Johnson, Ph.D.

Professor, Chair of Special Education

Ailing Kong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Althier Lazar, Ph.D.

Professor

Faculty Specialization: Literacy, Culture, Underserved Communities

Althier Lazar, Ph.D.

Professor

Faculty Specialization: Literacy, Culture, Underserved Communities

Delores L. Mason, M.A.

Visiting Professor

Kaitlin K. Moran, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Faculty Specialization: Early Childhood Education

Nina Nilsson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Stacy Olitsky, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Robert Palestini, Ed.D.

Associate Professor

Encarna Rodríguez, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Educational Leadership

Faculty Specialization: Curriculum Studies, Neoliberalism and Education, Urban Education, Education and Social Justice
M.E. Sheppard

Mary E. Sheppard

Ed.D

Faculty Specialization: Special Education

Felice Tilin, Ph.D.

Director, Graduate Organization Development and Leadership

Faculty Specialization: Leadeship Development, Team Dynamics, Executive Coaching, Healthcare Leadership, diversity and Inclusion
Aubrey Wang

Aubrey Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, Chair, Institutional Review Board

Faculty Specialization: Education, educational leadership, research methods, achievement gap