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Penn GSE Faculty Marsha Richardson

Senior Lecturer and Director, School and Mental Health Counseling Program

  • Program management
  • Professional training and supervision
  • School-based mental health
  • Clinical psychology
Penn GSE Faculty Howard C. Stevenson

Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education

  • Child development
  • Racial literacy
  • Racial/ethnic socialization
  • African-American psychology
  • Violence and bullying prevention
  • Family and parental engagement
  • Psychology
Penn GSE Faculty Richard M. Ingersoll

Professor of Education and Sociology

  • Teacher supply, demand, shortages, and turnover
  • Teacher preparation & quality
  • Beginning teacher induction & mentoring
  • School organization, leadership, & accountability
  • Teacher workforce trends
  • Teaching as a profession
  • Racial-ethnic diversity in the teaching force
Penn GSE Faculty Nelson Flores

Associate Professor

  • Bilingual education
  • Language education policy
  • Latinx education
  • Race and racialization
  • Raciolinguistic ideologies
Penn GSE Faculty Yasmin B. Kafai

Lori and Michael Milken President’s Distinguished Professor

  • Constructionism
  • Learning Sciences
  • Computer Science Education
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Serious Gaming
Penn GSE Faculty Ed Brockenbrough

Associate Professor and Calvin Bland Fellow

  • Teacher education
  • Urban education
  • LGBTQ issues in education
  • Black masculinity studies
  • Queer of color critique
Penn GSE Faculty Michael C. Johanek

Senior Fellow

  • History of U.S. education
  • Educational leadership
  • School-community relationship
  • Civic education
Penn GSE Faculty Amy Stornaiuolo

Associate Professor

  • Literacy and learning in adolescence and adulthood
  • Digital literacies
  • Writing
  • Teachers, youth, and social media
  • Education in global contexts
Penn GSE Faculty Jonathan A. Supovitz

Professor

  • District reform
  • Instructional improvement
  • School reform/state takeovers
  • Standardized testing
  • Teacher qualifications
Penn GSE Faculty Peter Eckel

Senior Fellow

  • Higher education governance
  • Leadership and management
  • Higher education trends
  • Change management
  • Trusteeship
Penn GSE Faculty Daniel A. Wagner

UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy

  • International education and development
  • Literacy, learning, and cognition in children, youth, and adults
  • Language acquisition and multi-lingualism
  • Educational technologies
  • Educational psychology
Penn GSE Faculty Rand Quinn

Associate Professor

  • Politics of education
  • Community organizing
  • Social movements
  • Organization theory
  • Philanthropy and civil society

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