Marlynne Nishimura studies mathematics and science teaching and learning, teacher preparation at the elementary and secondary level, and curriculum development. Her interest focuses upon issues of equity and advocacy for science education.
Irma Olmedo is Associate Professor Emerita whose research and teaching are in the areas of language education, teacher development and issues of immigration and education.
She has published journal articles and book chapters in these areas.
Michelle Parker-Katz is Clinical Professor of Special Education and Teacher Education whose research and clinical work focuses on preparing urban special education teachers and urban transition specialists.
Dr. Pellegrino researches the thinking and learning of children and adults and the implications of cognitive research and theory for assessment and instructional practice.
I am interested in the geographies of literacy and learning--particularly youth learning. I study young people's spatial literacies and media literacies in and out of school, across virtual and physical landscapes, and among multiple media.
Edward Podsiadlik III, PhD, works with undergraduate teacher candidates and focuses his research and clinical work on coaching literacy and defining authentic teacher identity.
Joshua Radinsky's research applies cultural-historical activity theory to the study of teaching and learning with data visualizations, with a focus on historical and social inquiry.
Dr. Rao's current teaching responsibilities focus on issues of multiculturalism and effective pedagogy in the urban elementary classroom.