Faculty & Staff

Kimberly Lawless, PhD

Associate Dean of Research

Kimberly Lawless heads the College's Office of Research; her personal research interests focus on the effectiveness of technology in classrooms toward improving reading comprehension skills of K-12 students. She writes and publishes widely on educational technology, instructional science, and reading. Lawless serves on the editorial review boards for several professional journals, including the International Journal of Instructional Media and the Journal of Research on Computers in Education, among others. 

Education

PhD, University of Connecticut

Research & Teaching Interests

Lawless researches the effectiveness of technology in classrooms toward improving reading comprehension skills of K-12 students. She writes and publishes widely on educational technology, instructional science, and reading. Dr. Lawless serves on the editorial review boards for several professional journals, including the International Journal of Instructional Media and the Journal of Research on Computers in Education, among others.

Selected Publications

2006 - American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Best Practice Award for Technology in Teacher Education