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Penn GSE Faculty Susan A. Yoon

Professor

  • Learning sciences
  • Science and technology education
  • Complex systems in education
  • Knowledge-building environments
  • AR technologies in museums
  • Social networks and social capital in education
Penn GSE Faculty Abby Reisman

Associate Professor

  • Teaching and learning in history classrooms
  • Teacher education and professional development
  • Adolescent literacy
  • Curriculum
Penn GSE Faculty Pam Grossman

Dean, Graduate School of Education

  • English education
  • Literacy
  • Literature
  • Professional/staff development
  • Teacher community
  • Teacher education and certification
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 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 Nelson Flores

Associate Professor

  • Bilingual education
  • Language education policy
  • Latinx education
  • Race and racialization
  • Raciolinguistic ideologies
Penn GSE Faculty Ryan S. Baker

Professor

  • Educational data mining
  • Learning analytics
  • Student modeling
  • Disengagement
  • Affective computing
  • Massive online open courses
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 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 Sarah Schneider Kavanagh

Associate Professor

  • Teacher education & certification
  • Teacher professional development
  • Mentoring & teacher induction
  • English education
  • History/social studies education
  • LGBTQ issues in education
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 Sharon Wolf

Associate Professor

  • Poverty and child development
  • Risk and resilience
  • Early childhood education
  • School readiness
  • Teacher professional development
  • Program evaluation

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