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Marcia Barnes Professor, Department of Special Educationmarcia.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Erin Barton Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationerin.barton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Sarah Brown-Schmidt Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsarah.brown-schmidt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Erik Carter Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Special Educationerik.carter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Elisabeth Dykens Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentelisabeth.dykens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Ann Kaiser Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development, Department of Special Educationann.kaiser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christopher Lemons Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationchris.lemons@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
David J. Lubinski Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.lubinski@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez Associate Dean of Graduate Education, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Literacy Instruction, Department of Teaching and Learningjeannette.mancilla-martinez@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Amy Needham Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.needham@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Tedra Walden Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmenttedra.walden@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Paul Yoder Professor, Department of Special Educationpaul.yoder@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Marcia Barnes Professor, Department of Special Educationmarcia.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Amy E. Booth Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Sarah Brown-Schmidt Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsarah.brown-schmidt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Gabrielle Chapman Center for Translational Justice Research Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentgabrielle.chapman@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Organizational development
  • Social and emotional health
Sun-Joo Cho Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsj.cho@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Social and emotional health
David Cole Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.cole@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Bruce Compas Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbruce.compas@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Laurie Cutting Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Special Educationlaurie.cutting@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Elisabeth Dykens Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentelisabeth.dykens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Lisa Fazio Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentlisa.fazio@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Judy Garber Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjudy.garber@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Kathryn Leigh Humphreys Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Autumn Kujawaautumn.kujawa@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Social and emotional health
Jonathan D. Lane Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjonathan.lane@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Daniel Levin Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdaniel.t.levin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez Associate Dean of Graduate Education, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Literacy Instruction, Department of Teaching and Learningjeannette.mancilla-martinez@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Velma McBride Murry University Professor of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Department of Human and Organizational Development University Professor of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Health Policyvelma.m.murry@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Amy Needham Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.needham@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
Gavin Price Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentgavin.price@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
Bethany Rittle-Johnson Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Chair, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbethany.rittle-johnson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Craig Smith Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Undergraduate Affairs, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentcraig.a.smith@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Social and emotional health
Georgene Troseth Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentgeorgene.troseth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Duane Watson Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentduane.g.watson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Bahr Weiss Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbahr.weiss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Ryan Balch Program Director, Education Policy Senior Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsryan.balch@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christopher Candelaria Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationschris.candelaria@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
Marisa Cannata Research Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmarisa.a.cannata@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
Paul Cobb Research Professor in Math Education, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningpaul.cobb@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Sean P. Corcoran Associate Professor of Public Policy & Education, and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationssean.corcoran@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
Xiu Cravens Associate Dean for International Affairs, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsxiu.cravens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Shaun M. Dougherty Associate Professor of Public Policy & Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsshaun.dougherty@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
William Doyle Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsw.doyle@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Brent Evans Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsb.evans@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Andrew Finch Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingandrew.j.finch@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Douglas Fuchs Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School, Department of Special Educationdoug.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Special Education
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Joanne Golann Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsj.golann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
Jason Grissom Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Faculty Director, Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA)jason.grissom@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Carolyn J. Heinrich LPO Dept. Chair; Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationscarolyn.j.heinrich@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
Brian L. Heuser Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Vice Chair, University Faculty Senatebrian.l.heuser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Ilana Horn Professor, Math Education, Department of Teaching and Learningilana.horn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Catherine Gavin Loss Associate Professor of the Practice, Associate Dept. Chair; Coordinator of the Ed.D. Program, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationscatherine.g.loss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
Christopher P. Loss Associate Professor of History Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Chancellor Faculty Fellow (2016–18)c.loss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Catherine McTamaney Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Teaching and Learningcatherine.mctamaney@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Joseph Murphy Associate Dean, Special Projects, Office of the Dean Professor of Education; Endowed Mayborn Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsjoseph.f.murphy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Michael A. Neel Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmichael.a.neel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Douglas Perkins Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdouglas.d.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Lisa Pray Professor of the Practice, English Language Learners, Department of Teaching and Learninglisa.pray@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Mollie Rubin Research Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmollie.rubin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Patrick Schuermann Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Program Director, Independent School Leadershippatrick.schuermann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Matthew Patrick Shaw Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmatthew.shaw@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
Claire Smrekar Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsclaire.smrekar@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Leadership
Adela Soliz Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Public Policy, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsadela.r.soliz@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Barbara Stengel Professor Emerita, Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learningbarbara.s.stengel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Leadership
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Tracey M. Armstrong Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationstracey.m.armstrong@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
Andrea Capizzi Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Special Educationandrea.capizzi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
William Doyle Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsw.doyle@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Kelly J. Duncan Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkelly.j.duncan@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Brent Evans Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsb.evans@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Leigh Z. Gilchrist Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentleigh.z.gilchrist@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
Carolyn J. Heinrich LPO Dept. Chair; Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationscarolyn.j.heinrich@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
Brian L. Heuser Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Vice Chair, University Faculty Senatebrian.l.heuser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Shane Hutton Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentshane.hutton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
Nicole M. Joseph Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningnicole.m.joseph@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Heather Lefkowitz Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentheather.lefkowitz@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Organizational development
Luis A. Leyva Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningluis.a.leyva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christopher P. Loss Associate Professor of History Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Chancellor Faculty Fellow (2016–18)c.loss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Ebony O. McGee Associate Professor of Education, Diversity and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Education, Department of Teaching and Learningebony.mcgee@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Brenda McKenzie Program Director and Practicum Coordinator, Higher Education Administration Senior Lecturer in Higher Education Administration Student Affairs, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsbrenda.l.mckenzie@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Douglas Perkins Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdouglas.d.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Matthew Patrick Shaw Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmatthew.shaw@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
Adela Soliz Assistant Professor of Higher Education and Public Policy, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsadela.r.soliz@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
Kristen Tompkins Lecturer & Director of HOD Capstone, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkristen.tompkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrew Van Schaack Associate Dean for Online Programs, Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentandy.vanschaack@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Intellectual processes
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Amy E. Booth Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Corey E. Brady Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningcorey.brady@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Sarah Brown-Schmidt Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsarah.brown-schmidt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Sun-Joo Cho Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsj.cho@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Social and emotional health
Bruce Compas Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbruce.compas@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Elisabeth Dykens Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentelisabeth.dykens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Melissa S. Gresalfi Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Learning Sciences and Learning Environment Design, Department of Teaching and Learning Dean of the Ingram Commonsmelissa.gresalfi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Rogers Hall Professor, STEM and Learning Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningrogers.hall@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Jonathan D. Lane Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjonathan.lane@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Richard Lehrer Research Professor, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.lehrer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Daniel Levin Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdaniel.t.levin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
David J. Lubinski Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.lubinski@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Nina Martin Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Director, Clinical and Developmental Research Track, Child Studiesnina.martin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Joseph Rodgers Lois Autrey Betts Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjoseph.l.rodgers@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Deborah Tobey Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organizations, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdeborah.d.tobey@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
Andrew Van Schaack Associate Dean for Online Programs, Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentandy.vanschaack@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Intellectual processes
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Marcia Barnes Professor, Department of Special Educationmarcia.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Sandra Barnes Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsandra.l.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Erin Barton Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationerin.barton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Amy E. Booth Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Corey E. Brady Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningcorey.brady@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Sun-Joo Cho Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsj.cho@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Social and emotional health
Brian D. Christens Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentb.christens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Caroline Christopher Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentcaroline.h.christopher@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Teacher training and professional development
Paul Cobb Research Professor in Math Education, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningpaul.cobb@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Cole Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.cole@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Molly Collins Associate Professor of the Practice of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningmolly.collins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Laurie Cutting Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Special Educationlaurie.cutting@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Shannon M. Daniel Director of English Language Learner M.Ed. Program, Associate Professor of the Practice of English Language Learner Education, Department of Teaching and Learningshannon.m.daniel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Dickinson Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Dean Professor, Specialty in Poverty and Intervention Professor, Language and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningdavid.dickinson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Teresa K. Dunleavy Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningteresa.dunleavy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kelley L Durkin Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and LearningKelley.durkin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Noel Enyedy Professor, Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningnoel.d.enyedy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Bradley T. Erford Program Director, Core Faculty, Professor, Human Development CounselingBradley.t.erford@Vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Lisa Fazio Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentlisa.fazio@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Gina Frieden Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselinggina.l.frieden@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Susan Friedman Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsusan.k.friedman@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
Douglas Fuchs Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School, Department of Special Educationdoug.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Special Education
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Emily Phillips Galloway Assistant Professor, ELL and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningemily.phillips.galloway@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Kathy Ganske Research Professor, Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkathy.ganske@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Teacher training and professional development
Judy Garber Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjudy.garber@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Leigh Z. Gilchrist Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentleigh.z.gilchrist@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
Amanda Goodwin Associate Professor, Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningamanda.goodwin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Melissa S. Gresalfi Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Learning Sciences and Learning Environment Design, Department of Teaching and Learning Dean of the Ingram Commonsmelissa.gresalfi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Rogers Hall Professor, STEM and Learning Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningrogers.hall@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Vicki Harris Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development Director, Applied Professional Track, Child Studies Program Coordinator, Specialty in Poverty and Interventionvicki.s.harris@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Teacher training and professional development
Carolyn J. Heinrich LPO Dept. Chair; Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationscarolyn.j.heinrich@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
Mary Louise Hemmeter Professor, Department of Special Educationml.hemmeter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrea Henrie Senior Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningandrea.w.henrie@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ilana Horn Professor, Math Education, Department of Teaching and Learningilana.horn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kathryn Leigh Humphreys Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Heather Johnson Associate Professor of the Practice of Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningheather.j.johnson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nicole M. Joseph Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningnicole.m.joseph@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Ann Kaiser Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development, Department of Special Educationann.kaiser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Laird Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdavid.laird@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Joseph Lambert Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationjoseph.m.lambert@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Jonathan D. Lane Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjonathan.lane@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Kevin Leander Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkevin.leander@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
Jennifer Ledford Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationjennifer.ledford@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Richard Lehrer Research Professor, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.lehrer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christopher Lemons Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationchris.lemons@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Daniel Levin Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdaniel.t.levin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Blair Lloyd Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationblair.lloyd@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
David J. Lubinski Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.lubinski@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez Associate Dean of Graduate Education, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Literacy Instruction, Department of Teaching and Learningjeannette.mancilla-martinez@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Nina Martin Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Director, Clinical and Developmental Research Track, Child Studiesnina.martin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
Brenda McKenzie Program Director and Practicum Coordinator, Higher Education Administration Senior Lecturer in Higher Education Administration Student Affairs, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsbrenda.l.mckenzie@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Catherine McTamaney Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Teaching and Learningcatherine.mctamaney@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Rich Milner Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.milner@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kristen W. Neal Senior Lecturer; Director of Learning and Design M.Ed. Program, Department of Teaching and Learningkristen.neal@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Teacher training and professional development
Amy Needham Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.needham@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
Michael A. Neel Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmichael.a.neel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ann Neely Associate Professor of the Practice, Children's Literature and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningann.neely@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
Amy Palmeri Assistant Professor of the Practice, Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningamy.palmeri@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jeanne Peter Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningjeanne.a.peter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Lisa Pray Professor of the Practice, English Language Learners, Department of Teaching and Learninglisa.pray@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Gavin Price Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentgavin.price@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
Bethany Rittle-Johnson Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Chair, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbethany.rittle-johnson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Joseph Rodgers Lois Autrey Betts Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjoseph.l.rodgers@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Deborah Wells Rowe Department Chair, Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningdeborah.w.rowe@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Megan Saylor Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentm.saylor@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
Patrick Schuermann Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Program Director, Independent School Leadershippatrick.schuermann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Heather L. Smith Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingh.smith@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Johanna Staubitz Instructor of the Practice, Department of Special Educationjohanna.l.staubitz@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Special Education
Deborah Tobey Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organizations, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdeborah.d.tobey@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
Kristen Tompkins Lecturer & Director of HOD Capstone, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkristen.tompkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Georgene Troseth Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentgeorgene.troseth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Jeanne Wanzek Professor, Currey-Ingram Chair in Special Education, Department of Special Educationjeanne.wanzek@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jessica Watkins Assistant Professor of Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningjessica.watkins@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Duane Watson Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentduane.g.watson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Marcia Barnes Professor, Department of Special Educationmarcia.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Amy E. Booth Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Sun-Joo Cho Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsj.cho@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Social and emotional health
Molly Collins Associate Professor of the Practice of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningmolly.collins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Laurie Cutting Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Special Educationlaurie.cutting@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Ana Christina da Silva [Iddings] Director, Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies Professor of the Practice of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningchris.dasilva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Improvement
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Shannon M. Daniel Director of English Language Learner M.Ed. Program, Associate Professor of the Practice of English Language Learner Education, Department of Teaching and Learningshannon.m.daniel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Dickinson Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Dean Professor, Specialty in Poverty and Intervention Professor, Language and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningdavid.dickinson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Douglas Fuchs Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School, Department of Special Educationdoug.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Special Education
Emily Phillips Galloway Assistant Professor, ELL and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningemily.phillips.galloway@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Kathy Ganske Research Professor, Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkathy.ganske@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Teacher training and professional development
Amanda Goodwin Associate Professor, Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningamanda.goodwin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Melanie Hundley Associate Professor of the Practice, English Education, Department of Teaching and Learningmelanie.hundley@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Robert Jiménez Professor, ELL and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningrobert.jimenez@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
Ann Kaiser Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development, Department of Special Educationann.kaiser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kevin Leander Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkevin.leander@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
Christopher Lemons Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationchris.lemons@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez Associate Dean of Graduate Education, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Literacy Instruction, Department of Teaching and Learningjeannette.mancilla-martinez@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Ann Neely Associate Professor of the Practice, Children's Literature and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningann.neely@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Emily Pendergrass Director Reading Education Program, Associate Professor of the Practice of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningemily.s.pendergrass@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jeanne Peter Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningjeanne.a.peter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Lisa Pray Professor of the Practice, English Language Learners, Department of Teaching and Learninglisa.pray@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Deborah Wells Rowe Department Chair, Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningdeborah.w.rowe@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Georgene Troseth Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentgeorgene.troseth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Jeanne Wanzek Professor, Currey-Ingram Chair in Special Education, Department of Special Educationjeanne.wanzek@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Duane Watson Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentduane.g.watson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
Sandra Barnes Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsandra.l.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Ashley Carse Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentashley.carse@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Erik Carter Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Special Educationerik.carter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Brian D. Christens Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentb.christens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Ana Christina da Silva [Iddings] Director, Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies Professor of the Practice of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningchris.dasilva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Improvement
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Susan Friedman Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsusan.k.friedman@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
Andrew Hostetler Associate Professor of the Practice of Social Studies Education; Director of Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learninga.hostetler@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kevin Leander Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkevin.leander@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
Nina Martin Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Director, Clinical and Developmental Research Track, Child Studiesnina.martin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
Yolanda J. McDonald Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentyolanda.j.mcdonald@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
Velma McBride Murry University Professor of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Department of Human and Organizational Development University Professor of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Health Policyvelma.m.murry@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Maury Nation Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingmaury.nation@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Kristen W. Neal Senior Lecturer; Director of Learning and Design M.Ed. Program, Department of Teaching and Learningkristen.neal@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Teacher training and professional development
Douglas Perkins Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdouglas.d.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jessica M. Perkins Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentjessica.m.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Sara Safransky Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsara.e.safransky@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
Matthew Patrick Shaw Assistant Professor of Law, Vanderbilt Law School Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmatthew.shaw@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
Beth Shinn Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentmarybeth.shinn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
Claire Smrekar Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsclaire.smrekar@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Leadership
Paul W. Speer Professor and Chair, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentpaul.w.speer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
Sarah V. Suiter Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsarah.v.suiter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Social and emotional health
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Sarah Brown-Schmidt Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsarah.brown-schmidt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Bruce Compas Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbruce.compas@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Laurie Cutting Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Special Educationlaurie.cutting@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Kathryn Leigh Humphreys Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Gavin Price Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentgavin.price@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
Tracey M. Armstrong Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationstracey.m.armstrong@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
Sandra Barnes Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsandra.l.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Ashley Carse Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentashley.carse@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Gabrielle Chapman Center for Translational Justice Research Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentgabrielle.chapman@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Organizational development
  • Social and emotional health
Brian D. Christens Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentb.christens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
David Diehl Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdavid.diehl@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
Susan Douglas Associate Professor of the Practice of Human Development, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Program Director, Leadership and Organizational Performancesusan.douglas@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
Susan Friedman Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsusan.k.friedman@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
Leigh Z. Gilchrist Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentleigh.z.gilchrist@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
Ilana Horn Professor, Math Education, Department of Teaching and Learningilana.horn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Laird Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdavid.laird@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Daniel L. LeBreton Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdaniel.l.lebreton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
Heather Lefkowitz Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentheather.lefkowitz@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Organizational development
Jeremy Payne Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentjeremy.m.payne@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
Douglas Perkins Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdouglas.d.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christine Quinn Trank Associate Professor of the Practice of Organization Leadership, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationschris.quinn.trank@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
Paul W. Speer Professor and Chair, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentpaul.w.speer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
Sarah V. Suiter Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsarah.v.suiter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Social and emotional health
Deborah Tobey Senior Lecturer in Leadership and Organizations, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdeborah.d.tobey@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
Kristen Tompkins Lecturer & Director of HOD Capstone, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkristen.tompkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Tracey M. Armstrong Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationstracey.m.armstrong@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
Sandra Barnes Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsandra.l.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Erik Carter Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Special Educationerik.carter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Cole Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.cole@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
David Diehl Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdavid.diehl@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
Elisabeth Dykens Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentelisabeth.dykens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Andrew Finch Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingandrew.j.finch@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Luis A. Leyva Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningluis.a.leyva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ebony O. McGee Associate Professor of Education, Diversity and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Education, Department of Teaching and Learningebony.mcgee@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Maury Nation Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingmaury.nation@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Jessica M. Perkins Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentjessica.m.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Bahr Weiss Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbahr.weiss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Marisa Cannata Research Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmarisa.a.cannata@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
Nicole A. Cobb Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentnicole.a.cobb@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Paul Cobb Research Professor in Math Education, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningpaul.cobb@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Xiu Cravens Associate Dean for International Affairs, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsxiu.cravens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ana Christina da Silva [Iddings] Director, Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies Professor of the Practice of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningchris.dasilva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Improvement
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Diehl Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdavid.diehl@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
Shaun M. Dougherty Associate Professor of Public Policy & Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsshaun.dougherty@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
Kelly J. Duncan Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkelly.j.duncan@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Douglas Fuchs Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School, Department of Special Educationdoug.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Special Education
Kathy Ganske Research Professor, Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkathy.ganske@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jason Grissom Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Faculty Director, Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA)jason.grissom@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Carolyn J. Heinrich LPO Dept. Chair; Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationscarolyn.j.heinrich@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
David Laird Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdavid.laird@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Richard Lehrer Research Professor, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.lehrer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Blair Lloyd Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationblair.lloyd@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Catherine McTamaney Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Teaching and Learningcatherine.mctamaney@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Joseph Murphy Associate Dean, Special Projects, Office of the Dean Professor of Education; Endowed Mayborn Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsjoseph.f.murphy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Maury Nation Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingmaury.nation@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Mollie Rubin Research Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmollie.rubin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Patrick Schuermann Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Program Director, Independent School Leadershippatrick.schuermann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Bahr Weiss Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbahr.weiss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Marisa Cannata Research Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmarisa.a.cannata@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
Nicole A. Cobb Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentnicole.a.cobb@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Paul Cobb Research Professor in Math Education, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningpaul.cobb@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Xiu Cravens Associate Dean for International Affairs, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsxiu.cravens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jason Grissom Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Faculty Director, Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA)jason.grissom@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
David Laird Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsdavid.laird@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Catherine McTamaney Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Teaching and Learningcatherine.mctamaney@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Joseph Murphy Associate Dean, Special Projects, Office of the Dean Professor of Education; Endowed Mayborn Chair, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsjoseph.f.murphy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
Mollie Rubin Research Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmollie.rubin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Patrick Schuermann Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Program Director, Independent School Leadershippatrick.schuermann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Claire Smrekar Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsclaire.smrekar@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Leadership
Barbara Stengel Professor Emerita, Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learningbarbara.s.stengel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Leadership
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Amy E. Booth Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentamy.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Corey E. Brady Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningcorey.brady@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Sarah Brown-Schmidt Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsarah.brown-schmidt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Ashley Carse Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentashley.carse@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Noel Enyedy Professor, Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningnoel.d.enyedy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Lisa Fazio Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentlisa.fazio@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Melissa S. Gresalfi Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Learning Sciences and Learning Environment Design, Department of Teaching and Learning Dean of the Ingram Commonsmelissa.gresalfi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Rogers Hall Professor, STEM and Learning Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningrogers.hall@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Heather Johnson Associate Professor of the Practice of Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningheather.j.johnson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jonathan D. Lane Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjonathan.lane@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Kevin Leander Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkevin.leander@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
Richard Lehrer Research Professor, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.lehrer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Daniel Levin Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdaniel.t.levin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Luis A. Leyva Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningluis.a.leyva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David J. Lubinski Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.lubinski@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Ebony O. McGee Associate Professor of Education, Diversity and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Education, Department of Teaching and Learningebony.mcgee@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Bethany Rittle-Johnson Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Chair, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbethany.rittle-johnson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
Jennifer Ufnar Interim Executive Director, Center for Science Outreach Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learningjennifer.a.ufnar@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrew Van Schaack Associate Dean for Online Programs, Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentandy.vanschaack@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Intellectual processes
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jessica Watkins Assistant Professor of Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningjessica.watkins@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Sandra Barnes Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsandra.l.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Erin Barton Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationerin.barton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Marisa Cannata Research Associate Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmarisa.a.cannata@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
Gabrielle Chapman Center for Translational Justice Research Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentgabrielle.chapman@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Organizational development
  • Social and emotional health
Sun-Joo Cho Associate Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentsj.cho@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Social and emotional health
Caroline Christopher Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentcaroline.h.christopher@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nicole A. Cobb Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentnicole.a.cobb@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Cole Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.cole@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Bruce Compas Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbruce.compas@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Jenni Dunbar Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjenni.p.dunbar@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
Kelly J. Duncan Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkelly.j.duncan@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Elisabeth Dykens Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentelisabeth.dykens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Bradley T. Erford Program Director, Core Faculty, Professor, Human Development CounselingBradley.t.erford@Vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Andrew Finch Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingandrew.j.finch@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Anjali Forber-Pratt Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentanjali.forber.pratt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Gina Frieden Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselinggina.l.frieden@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Judy Garber Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjudy.garber@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Vicki Harris Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development Director, Applied Professional Track, Child Studies Program Coordinator, Specialty in Poverty and Interventionvicki.s.harris@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Teacher training and professional development
Mary Louise Hemmeter Professor, Department of Special Educationml.hemmeter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kathryn Leigh Humphreys Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neural functioning
  • Social and emotional health
Autumn Kujawaautumn.kujawa@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Social and emotional health
Joseph Lambert Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationjoseph.m.lambert@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Kevin Leander Professor of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkevin.leander@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
Blair Lloyd Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationblair.lloyd@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nina Martin Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counseling Director, Clinical and Developmental Research Track, Child Studiesnina.martin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
Ebony O. McGee Associate Professor of Education, Diversity and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Education, Department of Teaching and Learningebony.mcgee@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Velma McBride Murry University Professor of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Department of Human and Organizational Development University Professor of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Health Policyvelma.m.murry@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Maury Nation Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingmaury.nation@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Julia Noland Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjulia.noland@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Jessica M. Perkins Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentjessica.m.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
Rebecca Peterson Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningrebecca.a.peterson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Joseph Rodgers Lois Autrey Betts Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjoseph.l.rodgers@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
Craig Smith Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Undergraduate Affairs, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentcraig.a.smith@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Social and emotional health
Heather L. Smith Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingh.smith@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Sarah V. Suiter Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentsarah.v.suiter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Social and emotional health
Tedra Walden Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmenttedra.walden@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Bahr Weiss Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology and Human Development Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentbahr.weiss@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
Paul Yoder Professor, Department of Special Educationpaul.yoder@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Marcia Barnes Professor, Department of Special Educationmarcia.barnes@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Erin Barton Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationerin.barton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
James R. Booth Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentjames.booth@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Andrea Capizzi Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Special Educationandrea.capizzi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Erik Carter Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Special Educationerik.carter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Laurie Cutting Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor, Department of Special Educationlaurie.cutting@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Neural functioning
  • Special Education
Alexandra Da Fonte Associate Professor of the Practice, Director of Professional Studies, Department of Special Educationalexandra.dafonte@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Anjali Forber-Pratt Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentanjali.forber.pratt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Douglas Fuchs Professor of Special Education and Nicholas Hobbs Chair of Special Education and Human Development and Professor Pediatrics in the Vanderbilt University Medical School, Department of Special Educationdoug.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Special Education
Lynn Fuchs Dunn Family Chair in Psychoeducational Assessment, Department of Special Educationlynn.fuchs@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Education Policy
  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
Emily Phillips Galloway Assistant Professor, ELL and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningemily.phillips.galloway@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Mary Louise Hemmeter Professor, Department of Special Educationml.hemmeter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nealetta Houchins-Juarez Instructor of the Practice, Department of Special EducationN.Houchins-Juarez@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ann Kaiser Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development, Department of Special Educationann.kaiser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Joseph Lambert Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationjoseph.m.lambert@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Jennifer Ledford Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationjennifer.ledford@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christopher Lemons Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationchris.lemons@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Blair Lloyd Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationblair.lloyd@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez Associate Dean of Graduate Education, Office of the Dean Associate Professor of Literacy Instruction, Department of Teaching and Learningjeannette.mancilla-martinez@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
Kimberly Paulsen Professor of the Practice, Department of Special Educationkim.paulsen@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Johanna Staubitz Instructor of the Practice, Department of Special Educationjohanna.l.staubitz@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Special Education
Tedra Walden Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmenttedra.walden@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Jeanne Wanzek Professor, Currey-Ingram Chair in Special Education, Department of Special Educationjeanne.wanzek@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Paul Yoder Professor, Department of Special Educationpaul.yoder@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
Brian D. Christens Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentb.christens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Nicole A. Cobb Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentnicole.a.cobb@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Cole Patricia and Rodes Hart Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Developmentdavid.cole@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Learning and development
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Ana Christina da Silva [Iddings] Director, Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies Professor of the Practice of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningchris.dasilva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Improvement
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Shannon M. Daniel Director of English Language Learner M.Ed. Program, Associate Professor of the Practice of English Language Learner Education, Department of Teaching and Learningshannon.m.daniel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Teresa K. Dunleavy Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningteresa.dunleavy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Anjali Forber-Pratt Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentanjali.forber.pratt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Emily Phillips Galloway Assistant Professor, ELL and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningemily.phillips.galloway@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Melissa S. Gresalfi Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Learning Sciences and Learning Environment Design, Department of Teaching and Learning Dean of the Ingram Commonsmelissa.gresalfi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Ilana Horn Professor, Math Education, Department of Teaching and Learningilana.horn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrew Hostetler Associate Professor of the Practice of Social Studies Education; Director of Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learninga.hostetler@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nicole M. Joseph Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningnicole.m.joseph@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Luis A. Leyva Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningluis.a.leyva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ebony O. McGee Associate Professor of Education, Diversity and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Education, Department of Teaching and Learningebony.mcgee@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Brenda McKenzie Program Director and Practicum Coordinator, Higher Education Administration Senior Lecturer in Higher Education Administration Student Affairs, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsbrenda.l.mckenzie@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Velma McBride Murry University Professor of Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, Department of Human and Organizational Development University Professor of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Health Policyvelma.m.murry@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Brain functioning and cognitive processes
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Maury Nation Associate Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingmaury.nation@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Rebecca Peterson Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningrebecca.a.peterson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Lisa Pray Professor of the Practice, English Language Learners, Department of Teaching and Learninglisa.pray@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Heather L. Smith Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Human and Organizational Development Core Faculty, Human Development Counselingh.smith@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
Barbara Stengel Professor Emerita, Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learningbarbara.s.stengel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Leadership
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrew Van Schaack Associate Dean for Online Programs, Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentandy.vanschaack@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Intellectual processes
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Anita A. Wager Associate Chair of Teacher Education, Professor of the Practice of Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learninganita.wager@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ryan Balch Program Director, Education Policy Senior Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsryan.balch@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Erin Barton Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationerin.barton@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Corey E. Brady Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningcorey.brady@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrea Capizzi Assistant Professor of the Practice and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Special Educationandrea.capizzi@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Erik Carter Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor, Department of Special Educationerik.carter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Caroline Christopher Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learning Research Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentcaroline.h.christopher@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nicole A. Cobb Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentnicole.a.cobb@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Paul Cobb Research Professor in Math Education, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningpaul.cobb@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Molly Collins Associate Professor of the Practice of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningmolly.collins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Xiu Cravens Associate Dean for International Affairs, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsxiu.cravens@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Alexandra Da Fonte Associate Professor of the Practice, Director of Professional Studies, Department of Special Educationalexandra.dafonte@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ana Christina da Silva [Iddings] Director, Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies Professor of the Practice of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningchris.dasilva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • School Improvement
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Shannon M. Daniel Director of English Language Learner M.Ed. Program, Associate Professor of the Practice of English Language Learner Education, Department of Teaching and Learningshannon.m.daniel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
David Dickinson Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Dean Professor, Specialty in Poverty and Intervention Professor, Language and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningdavid.dickinson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Teresa K. Dunleavy Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningteresa.dunleavy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kelley L Durkin Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and LearningKelley.durkin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Noel Enyedy Professor, Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningnoel.d.enyedy@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Anjali Forber-Pratt Assistant Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentanjali.forber.pratt@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kathy Ganske Research Professor, Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningkathy.ganske@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • School Improvement
  • Teacher training and professional development
Vicki Harris Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Human Development Director, Applied Professional Track, Child Studies Program Coordinator, Specialty in Poverty and Interventionvicki.s.harris@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Teacher training and professional development
Mary Louise Hemmeter Professor, Department of Special Educationml.hemmeter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrea Henrie Senior Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningandrea.w.henrie@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ilana Horn Professor, Math Education, Department of Teaching and Learningilana.horn@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrew Hostetler Associate Professor of the Practice of Social Studies Education; Director of Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learninga.hostetler@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Nealetta Houchins-Juarez Instructor of the Practice, Department of Special EducationN.Houchins-Juarez@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Melanie Hundley Associate Professor of the Practice, English Education, Department of Teaching and Learningmelanie.hundley@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Heather Johnson Associate Professor of the Practice of Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningheather.j.johnson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ann Kaiser Susan W. Gray Professor of Education and Human Development, Department of Special Educationann.kaiser@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jennifer Ledford Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationjennifer.ledford@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Richard Lehrer Research Professor, Professor Emeritus, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.lehrer@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Intellectual processes
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Christopher Lemons Associate Professor, Department of Special Educationchris.lemons@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Atypical intellectual and sensory functions and development
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Luis A. Leyva Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learningluis.a.leyva@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Peer Support Networks
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Blair Lloyd Assistant Professor, Department of Special Educationblair.lloyd@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • Social and emotional health
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Catherine McTamaney Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Teaching and Learningcatherine.mctamaney@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Rich Milner Cornelius Vanderbilt Distinguished Professor of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningrich.milner@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kristen W. Neal Senior Lecturer; Director of Learning and Design M.Ed. Program, Department of Teaching and Learningkristen.neal@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Teacher training and professional development
Michael A. Neel Lecturer, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmichael.a.neel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Ann Neely Associate Professor of the Practice, Children's Literature and Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningann.neely@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Amy Palmeri Assistant Professor of the Practice, Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningamy.palmeri@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kimberly Paulsen Professor of the Practice, Department of Special Educationkim.paulsen@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Emily Pendergrass Director Reading Education Program, Associate Professor of the Practice of Literacy Education, Department of Teaching and Learningemily.s.pendergrass@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Douglas Perkins Professor, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentdouglas.d.perkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Neighborhood and Communities
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jeanne Peter Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningjeanne.a.peter@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Teacher training and professional development
Rebecca Peterson Lecturer, Department of Teaching and Learningrebecca.a.peterson@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Social and emotional health
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Lisa Pray Professor of the Practice, English Language Learners, Department of Teaching and Learninglisa.pray@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Mollie Rubin Research Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizationsmollie.rubin@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Patrick Schuermann Assistant Professor of the Practice, Department of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations Program Director, Independent School Leadershippatrick.schuermann@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • Learning and development
  • School Improvement
  • School Leadership
  • Teacher training and professional development
Elizabeth Self Assistant Professor of the Practice of Social Foundations of Education, Department of Teaching and Learningelizabeth.self@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Teacher training and professional development
Barbara Stengel Professor Emerita, Secondary Education, Department of Teaching and Learningbarbara.s.stengel@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Education Policy
  • School Leadership
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Kristen Tompkins Lecturer & Director of HOD Capstone, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentkristen.tompkins@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Learning and development
  • Organizational development
  • Teacher training and professional development
Naomi Tyler Associate Professor of the Practice, Department of Special Education Project Director, IRIS Centern.tyler@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Teacher training and professional development
Jennifer Ufnar Interim Executive Director, Center for Science Outreach Research Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching and Learningjennifer.a.ufnar@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development
Andrew Van Schaack Associate Dean for Online Programs, Principal Senior Lecturer, Department of Human and Organizational Developmentandy.vanschaack@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Higher Education
  • Intellectual processes
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Anita A. Wager Associate Chair of Teacher Education, Professor of the Practice of Mathematics Education, Department of Teaching and Learninganita.wager@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Student Identity/marginalization and resilience
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jeanne Wanzek Professor, Currey-Ingram Chair in Special Education, Department of Special Educationjeanne.wanzek@vanderbilt.edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Literacy
  • Special Education
  • Teacher training and professional development
Jessica Watkins Assistant Professor of Science Education, Department of Teaching and Learningjessica.watkins@Vanderbilt.Edu

Research Expertise:

  • Learning and development
  • Science/Technology/Engineering and Arts
  • Teacher training and professional development