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Penn GSE Faculty Ross Aikins

Adjunct Associate Professor

  • College student health
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Mental health
  • Admissions and college access
  • Artificial intelligence in higher education
Penn GSE Faculty Douglas A. Frye

Associate Professor

  • Children’s theory of mind
  • Cognitive development
  • Early mathematical development
  • Human development
Penn GSE Faculty Wendy Chan

Assistant Professor

  • Statistical methods to improve generalizations in education
  • Partial identification methods with applications to the social sciences
  • Multilevel modeling and experimental design
  • Propensity score methods for generalization
  • Small area estimation
Penn GSE Faculty Kathleen D. Hall

Associate Professor of Education and Anthropology

  • Immigration, race relations, and education
  • Citizenship, cultural politics, and national incorporation
  • Class, socialization, and social stratification
  • Social theory
  • Ethnographic research
Penn GSE Faculty A. Brooks Bowden

Associate Professor

  • Economic evaluation
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Designing field trials
  • Comprehensive support for students
  • Leveraging external educational resources
Penn GSE Faculty Diana Wildermuth

Lecturer in Educational Practice

  • School counseling
  • Ethics in counseling
  • Mental health in athletes
  • Resilience
  • Multicultural counseling
Penn GSE Faculty Karen Weaver

Adjunct Assistant Professor

  • College athletics
  • Higher education
  • Oversight and reform
  • Public policy
  • Presidential leadership
  • Sports finance
Penn GSE Faculty Cheryl J. Logan

Executive Director McGraw Center for Educational Leadership

  • K–12 Education Leadership
  • School Finance
  • Education Policy
  • The Superintendency
  • Urban Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education Innovation
  • School Operations
  • School Construction and Construction Management
Penn GSE Faculty Anne Pomerantz

Professor of Practice

  • Language teaching
  • Language teacher education
  • Humor and language play in multilingual contexts
  • Intercultural communication
  • Discourse analysis
Penn GSE Faculty Amalia Z. Daché

Associate Professor

  • Postcolonial studies
  • Community and student resistance
  • Urban geography
  • College access
  • AfroLatina/o/x studies
Penn GSE Faculty John W. Fantuzzo

Albert M. Greenfield Emeritus Professor of Human Relations

  • Early childhood education, Head Start
  • Learning-to-Learn competencies that foster classroom engagement
  • Use of Integrated Data Systems for social policy research
  • Early childhood risk including child maltreatment, family violence, homelessness
Penn GSE Faculty Nancy H. Hornberger

Professor Emerita of Education

  • Educational linguistics and sociolinguistics
  • Educational ethnography and anthropology
  • Bilingualism and biliteracy
  • Multilingualism and language education policy
  • Ethnography of language policy
  • Indigenous education and language revitalization