Faculty & Staff

Marlynne Nishimura

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. 

Office Phone
(312) 413-3904
Location
1436 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
Expert on Immigration and Education | Irma Olmedo

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.

Office Phone
(312) 996-4508
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
Jennifer Olson

Office Phone
(312) 413-2378
Location
1250 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
Disabilities Transition Expert | Michelle Parker-Katz
Michelle B. Parker-Katz, PhD
Clinical Professor and Coordinator of the MEd in Special Education

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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.

Office Phone
(312) 996-2539
Location
3412 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
Kathleen Parkinson
Research Specialist, Center for Urban Education Leadership

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Location
3204 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
James Pellegrino

Dr. Pellegrino researches the thinking and learning of children and adults and the implications of cognitive research and theory for assessment and instructional practice.

Office Phone
(312) 355-2493
Location
1018B BSB
Mailing Address
1007 W. Harrison St. M/C 285
Chicago, IL 60607
Expert on Youth Media | Nathan Phillips

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.

Office Phone
(312) 996-4669
Location
1230 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
Edward Podsiadlik

Edward Podsiadlik III, PhD, works with undergraduate teacher candidates and focuses his research and clinical work on coaching literacy and defining authentic teacher identity.

Office Phone
(312) 996-2709
Location
3440 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Josh Radinsky headshot

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.

Office Phone
(312) 413-0326
Location
1424 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607
Expert on Urban School Multiculturalism | Arthi Rao

Dr. Rao's current teaching responsibilities focus on issues of multiculturalism and effective pedagogy in the urban elementary classroom.

Office Phone
(312) 355-2473
Location
1420 ETMSW
Mailing Address
1040 W. Harrison St. M/C 147
Chicago, IL 60607

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