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Achievement Issues
Eleanor R. Duckworth

A former student and translator of Jean Piaget, Eleanor Duckworth grounds her work in Piaget and Inhelder's insights into the nature and development of understanding and in their research method, which she has developed as a teaching/research approach, Critical Exploration in the Classroom.

Heather C. Hill

Heather C. Hill is a professor in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Her primary work focuses on teacher and teaching quality, and the effects of policies aimed at improving both.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Adolescence
William R. Beardslee

William R. Beardslee is the academic chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and the Gardner Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He trained in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child psychiatry and psychiatric research at Children’s Hospital.

Gretchen Brion-Meisels

Gretchen Brion-Meisels is a lecturer in the Prevention Science and Practice Program. Her research seeks to explore holistic student support processes that build on the local knowledge of students and communities.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Robert L. Selman

Robert Selman served as chair of the Human Development and Psychology area from 2000 to 2004. He is the founder within this area of the Prevention Science and Practice Program — in 1992 — and served as its first director through 1999.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Adult Development
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

Matthew Miller

Matt Miller is lecturer on education and associate dean for learning and teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He oversees course and curriculum planning, support of faculty- and student-led initiatives for innovation in learning and teaching, and other ongoing academic priorities of the dean's office.

Metta Karuna McGarvey

Metta McGarvey is an adjunct lecturer on education and the faculty chair of Building Inner Strengths of Leaders for Programs in Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Affirmative Action
Richard Chait

Richard Chait studies the management and governance of colleges and universities. Chait has expertise on terms and conditions of faculty employment, including promotion and tenure procedures, academic freedom, and faculty evaluation.

Robert W. Iuliano

Robert W. Iuliano is vice president and general counsel of Harvard University, and by virtue of that experience, has confronted many of the fundamental legal issues affecting higher education. He previously worked as an assistant U.S. attorney in Boston, prosecuting violations of federal drug, gun, and money-laundering laws.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Julie A. Reuben

Julie Reuben is a historian interested in the intersection between American thought and culture and educational institutions and practice.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Alternative Schooling
Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Arts in Education
Catherine Elgin

Catherine Elgin is a philosopher whose areas of study include the theory of knowledge, philosophy of art, and philosophy of science. Recent work considers the question of what makes something cognitively valuable.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Steven Seidel

Steve Seidel is the director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction. At Project Zero, he was principal investigator on projects that study the use of reflective practices in schools, the close examination of student work, and documentation of learning.

Shari Tishman

Shari Tishman is a Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Senior Research Associate at Harvard Project Zero, where she recently served as Director. Her research focuses on the development of thinking and understanding, the role of close observation in learning, and learning in and through the arts.

Assessment
Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Richard J. Light

Richard Light is the Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). His Ph.D. is in statistics from Harvard, and after years of teaching statistics at HGSE he currently focuses on higher education policies and controversies.

Judah L. Schwartz

Judah Schwartz taught courses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, assessing mathematical attainment, and ethical and philosophical issues arising from the use of technology in education.

Steven Seidel

Steve Seidel is the director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction. At Project Zero, he was principal investigator on projects that study the use of reflective practices in schools, the close examination of student work, and documentation of learning.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

At-Risk Youth
William R. Beardslee

William R. Beardslee is the academic chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and the Gardner Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He trained in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child psychiatry and psychiatric research at Children’s Hospital.

Gretchen Brion-Meisels

Gretchen Brion-Meisels is a lecturer in the Prevention Science and Practice Program. Her research seeks to explore holistic student support processes that build on the local knowledge of students and communities.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Nancy Hoffman

Nancy Hoffman is a vice president and senior advisor at Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit based in Boston focused on improving educational and workforce outcomes for low-income young people and adults.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Robert L. Selman

Robert Selman served as chair of the Human Development and Psychology area from 2000 to 2004. He is the founder within this area of the Prevention Science and Practice Program — in 1992 — and served as its first director through 1999.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Bilingual Education
Nonie K. Lesaux

Nonie K. Lesaux is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society. Her research focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of today's children from diverse linguistic, cultural and economic backgrounds, and is conducted largely in urban and semi-urban cities and school districts.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli is associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. With a background in linguistics, she studies socio-cultural and individual differences in language and literacy development throughout the school years.

Miao Li

Miao Li received her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Literacy Education at Queen's University in Canada.

Botnets
David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Charter Schools
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Child Abuse
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Child Care
Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Child Development
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Paul L. Harris

Paul Harris is interested in the early development of cognition, emotion, and imagination. His most recent book, Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others, was published by Harvard University Press in May 2012.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Nonie K. Lesaux

Nonie K. Lesaux is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society. Her research focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of today's children from diverse linguistic, cultural and economic backgrounds, and is conducted largely in urban and semi-urban cities and school districts.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

Robert L. Selman

Robert Selman served as chair of the Human Development and Psychology area from 2000 to 2004. He is the founder within this area of the Prevention Science and Practice Program — in 1992 — and served as its first director through 1999.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Terrence Tivnan

Terrence Tivnan teaches courses on research methods and data analysis. He has helped thousands of students get off to a good start in learning about statistics and research in education. He received his M.A.T.

David Urion

David K. Urion, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, with majors in French and Chemistry, in 1976. He graduated from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1980. After an internship in internal medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he came to Children's Hospital in 1981, and has been there since then.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Civic Education
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the role that education plays in building peaceful and participatory societies.

Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Cognitive Development
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Paul L. Harris

Paul Harris is interested in the early development of cognition, emotion, and imagination. His most recent book, Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others, was published by Harvard University Press in May 2012.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

David Perkins

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Metta Karuna McGarvey

Metta McGarvey is an adjunct lecturer on education and the faculty chair of Building Inner Strengths of Leaders for Programs in Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Collaborative Learning
Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Karen Brennan

Karen Brennan is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research is primarily concerned with the ways in which learning environments — in and out of school, online and face-to-face — can be designed to support young people's development as computational creators.

Elizabeth City

Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. City has served as a teacher, instructional coach, principal, and consultant, in each role focused on helping all children, and the educators who work with them, realize their full potential.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Computer Science Education
Karen Brennan

Karen Brennan is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research is primarily concerned with the ways in which learning environments — in and out of school, online and face-to-face — can be designed to support young people's development as computational creators.

David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Computer-Assisted Instruction
David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Counseling and Clinical Psychology
Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Holly Lem

Holly Lem earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate Faculty at the New School for Social Research. She received her clinical training at Bellevue Hospital, Yale Medical School, Columbia University and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

Jacqueline Zeller

Jacqueline Zeller earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia. She is a licensed psychologist, school psychologist, and elementary education teacher. Her clinical interests focus on prevention and intervention efforts in schools and promoting resiliency in children.

Cultural Studies
Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Curriculum Development
Eleanor R. Duckworth

A former student and translator of Jean Piaget, Eleanor Duckworth grounds her work in Piaget and Inhelder's insights into the nature and development of understanding and in their research method, which she has developed as a teaching/research approach, Critical Exploration in the Classroom.

Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Vicki A. Jacobs

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Special Studies Program, director of Teacher Education Program Fieldwork, director of the Field Experience Program, and associate director of Master's Studies Programs at the Graduate School of Education.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Judah L. Schwartz

Judah Schwartz taught courses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, assessing mathematical attainment, and ethical and philosophical issues arising from the use of technology in education.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

Lisa Schneier

Lisa Schneier was a high school teacher in the Boston Public Schools for 12 years. Her subject matter focus was English and writing, but she also taught basic literacy and math skills. She earned her Doctorate in Education under the supervision of Eleanor Duckworth at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Steven Seidel

Steve Seidel is the director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction. At Project Zero, he was principal investigator on projects that study the use of reflective practices in schools, the close examination of student work, and documentation of learning.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Shari Tishman

Shari Tishman is a Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Senior Research Associate at Harvard Project Zero, where she recently served as Director. Her research focuses on the development of thinking and understanding, the role of close observation in learning, and learning in and through the arts.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Cybersecurity
David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Desegregation
Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Development of children's thinking
Eleanor R. Duckworth

A former student and translator of Jean Piaget, Eleanor Duckworth grounds her work in Piaget and Inhelder's insights into the nature and development of understanding and in their research method, which she has developed as a teaching/research approach, Critical Exploration in the Classroom.

Digital Forensics
David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Distance Learning
Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

David Malan

David J. Malan is Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He received his A.B., S.M., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the same in 1999, 2004, and 2007, respectively.

Diversity
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the role that education plays in building peaceful and participatory societies.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel teaches courses on integrated schools and leading and coaching for equity and diversity, leadership development, partnership and networking, and on understanding organizations and how to improve them. He is the faculty director of the newly launched Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Early Childhood Development
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Economy and Education
Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Nancy Hoffman

Nancy Hoffman is a vice president and senior advisor at Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit based in Boston focused on improving educational and workforce outcomes for low-income young people and adults.

Joseph P. Kalt

Joseph P. Kalt is Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy. His research focuses on exploring the economic implications and political origins of the government regulation of markets. He also heads the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Educational Equity
Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Aaliyah El-Amin

Aaliyah El-Amin is a practitioner and researcher committed to ensuring that educators have the knowledge and tools they need to disrupt systems of oppression. Her specific interest areas include liberatory education models, social justice schooling, critical pedagogy and youth participatory action research.

Educational Media
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

Emotional Development
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Paul L. Harris

Paul Harris is interested in the early development of cognition, emotion, and imagination. His most recent book, Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others, was published by Harvard University Press in May 2012.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Metta Karuna McGarvey

Metta McGarvey is an adjunct lecturer on education and the faculty chair of Building Inner Strengths of Leaders for Programs in Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Entrepreneurship
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Gregory M. Gunn

Greg Gunn co-founded Wireless Generation, a leading educational software company now serving more than 3 million children with groundbreaking assessment and instruction products. As President, Greg created and led the product development team, shipping the award-winning mCLASS® handheld formative assessment platform.

Monica C. Higgins

Monica Higgins joined the Harvard faculty in 1995 and is the Kathleen McCartney Professor of Education Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) where her research and teaching focus on the areas of leadership development and organizational change.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

John Richards

John Richards is a senior executive in education, technology and media with extensive experience in business development and strategic planning.

Ethnic Issues
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Joseph P. Kalt

Joseph P. Kalt is Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy. His research focuses on exploring the economic implications and political origins of the government regulation of markets. He also heads the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Family Issues
William R. Beardslee

William R. Beardslee is the academic chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and the Gardner Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He trained in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child psychiatry and psychiatric research at Children’s Hospital.

Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the role that education plays in building peaceful and participatory societies.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Financial Issues in Education
James P. Honan

James Honan's teaching and research interests include financial management of nonprofit organizations, organizational performance measurement and management, and higher-education administration.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Gender
Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

High Schools
Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Nancy Hoffman

Nancy Hoffman is a vice president and senior advisor at Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit based in Boston focused on improving educational and workforce outcomes for low-income young people and adults.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Professor Emeritus of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration. He held a wide variety of leadership positions in education and government before joining the HGSE faculty in 1996.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Higher Education Administration
Richard Chait

Richard Chait studies the management and governance of colleges and universities. Chait has expertise on terms and conditions of faculty employment, including promotion and tenure procedures, academic freedom, and faculty evaluation.

Patricia Albjerg Graham

Patricia Albjerg Graham is a leading historian of American education. She began her teaching career in Deep Creek, Virginia, and later taught in Norfolk, Virginia, and New York City. She has also served as a high-school guidance counselor.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

James P. Honan

James Honan's teaching and research interests include financial management of nonprofit organizations, organizational performance measurement and management, and higher-education administration.

Robert W. Iuliano

Robert W. Iuliano is vice president and general counsel of Harvard University, and by virtue of that experience, has confronted many of the fundamental legal issues affecting higher education. He previously worked as an assistant U.S. attorney in Boston, prosecuting violations of federal drug, gun, and money-laundering laws.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

Judith Block McLaughlin

Judith Block McLaughlin's work focuses on leadership and governance in higher education. As educational chair of the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents and the Harvard Seminar for Experienced Presidents, she has had the pleasure of working with over 1000 college and university presidents since the program's inception in 1990.

Matthew Miller

Matt Miller is lecturer on education and associate dean for learning and teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He oversees course and curriculum planning, support of faculty- and student-led initiatives for innovation in learning and teaching, and other ongoing academic priorities of the dean's office.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Joseph P. Zolner

Joseph P. Zolner is a lecturer on education, senior director of programs, and senior director of the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education (HIHE) in the Office of Programs in Professional Education (PPE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. As senior director of programs, he functions as PPE's chief academic officer.

Kiernan Robert Mathews

Kiernan Mathews is the executive director and principal investigator of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where he has led strategic planning, research, and development since 2008.

Higher Education Curriculum
Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Richard J. Light

Richard Light is the Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). His Ph.D. is in statistics from Harvard, and after years of teaching statistics at HGSE he currently focuses on higher education policies and controversies.

Matthew Miller

Matt Miller is lecturer on education and associate dean for learning and teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He oversees course and curriculum planning, support of faculty- and student-led initiatives for innovation in learning and teaching, and other ongoing academic priorities of the dean's office.

Julie A. Reuben

Julie Reuben is a historian interested in the intersection between American thought and culture and educational institutions and practice.

Joseph P. Zolner

Joseph P. Zolner is a lecturer on education, senior director of programs, and senior director of the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education (HIHE) in the Office of Programs in Professional Education (PPE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. As senior director of programs, he functions as PPE's chief academic officer.

History of Education
David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Patricia Albjerg Graham

Patricia Albjerg Graham is a leading historian of American education. She began her teaching career in Deep Creek, Virginia, and later taught in Norfolk, Virginia, and New York City. She has also served as a high-school guidance counselor.

Julie A. Reuben

Julie Reuben is a historian interested in the intersection between American thought and culture and educational institutions and practice.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Immigrant Issues
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the role that education plays in building peaceful and participatory societies.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Intelligence
Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

David Perkins

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

Interdisciplinary Education
Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

International Education
Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the role that education plays in building peaceful and participatory societies.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

David Perkins

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli is associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. With a background in linguistics, she studies socio-cultural and individual differences in language and literacy development throughout the school years.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Labor Issues
Robert W. Iuliano

Robert W. Iuliano is vice president and general counsel of Harvard University, and by virtue of that experience, has confronted many of the fundamental legal issues affecting higher education. He previously worked as an assistant U.S. attorney in Boston, prosecuting violations of federal drug, gun, and money-laundering laws.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Language Development
Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Paul L. Harris

Paul Harris is interested in the early development of cognition, emotion, and imagination. His most recent book, Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others, was published by Harvard University Press in May 2012.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli is associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. With a background in linguistics, she studies socio-cultural and individual differences in language and literacy development throughout the school years.

David Urion

David K. Urion, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, with majors in French and Chemistry, in 1976. He graduated from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1980. After an internship in internal medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he came to Children's Hospital in 1981, and has been there since then.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Miao Li

Miao Li received her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Literacy Education at Queen's University in Canada.

Leadership
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Ebony N. Bridwell-Mitchell

Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell is an associate professor of education with expertise in leadership, management, and organizations at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Bridwell-Mitchell's research builds on her three areas of training and study: organizational management and theory, public policy, and education.

Elizabeth City

Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. City has served as a teacher, instructional coach, principal, and consultant, in each role focused on helping all children, and the educators who work with them, realize their full potential.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Thomas Hehir

Tom Hehir served as director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999. As director, he was responsible for federal leadership in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Monica C. Higgins

Monica Higgins joined the Harvard faculty in 1995 and is the Kathleen McCartney Professor of Education Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) where her research and teaching focus on the areas of leadership development and organizational change.

James P. Honan

James Honan's teaching and research interests include financial management of nonprofit organizations, organizational performance measurement and management, and higher-education administration.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Judith Block McLaughlin

Judith Block McLaughlin's work focuses on leadership and governance in higher education. As educational chair of the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents and the Harvard Seminar for Experienced Presidents, she has had the pleasure of working with over 1000 college and university presidents since the program's inception in 1990.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel teaches courses on integrated schools and leading and coaching for equity and diversity, leadership development, partnership and networking, and on understanding organizations and how to improve them. He is the faculty director of the newly launched Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Metta Karuna McGarvey

Metta McGarvey is an adjunct lecturer on education and the faculty chair of Building Inner Strengths of Leaders for Programs in Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Kiernan Robert Mathews

Kiernan Mathews is the executive director and principal investigator of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where he has led strategic planning, research, and development since 2008.

Learning
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Katherine C. Boles

Katherine Boles is a senior lecturer on education and director of the Learning and Teaching Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Vicki A. Jacobs

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Special Studies Program, director of Teacher Education Program Fieldwork, director of the Field Experience Program, and associate director of Master's Studies Programs at the Graduate School of Education.

David Perkins

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

Lisa Schneier

Lisa Schneier was a high school teacher in the Boston Public Schools for 12 years. Her subject matter focus was English and writing, but she also taught basic literacy and math skills. She earned her Doctorate in Education under the supervision of Eleanor Duckworth at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Steven Seidel

Steve Seidel is the director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction. At Project Zero, he was principal investigator on projects that study the use of reflective practices in schools, the close examination of student work, and documentation of learning.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Shari Tishman

Shari Tishman is a Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Senior Research Associate at Harvard Project Zero, where she recently served as Director. Her research focuses on the development of thinking and understanding, the role of close observation in learning, and learning in and through the arts.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Learning Disorders
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Thomas Hehir

Tom Hehir served as director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999. As director, he was responsible for federal leadership in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Nonie K. Lesaux

Nonie K. Lesaux is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society. Her research focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of today's children from diverse linguistic, cultural and economic backgrounds, and is conducted largely in urban and semi-urban cities and school districts.

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

David Urion

David K. Urion, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, with majors in French and Chemistry, in 1976. He graduated from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1980. After an internship in internal medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he came to Children's Hospital in 1981, and has been there since then.

Legal Issues
Robert W. Iuliano

Robert W. Iuliano is vice president and general counsel of Harvard University, and by virtue of that experience, has confronted many of the fundamental legal issues affecting higher education. He previously worked as an assistant U.S. attorney in Boston, prosecuting violations of federal drug, gun, and money-laundering laws.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Literacy
Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Vicki A. Jacobs

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Special Studies Program, director of Teacher Education Program Fieldwork, director of the Field Experience Program, and associate director of Master's Studies Programs at the Graduate School of Education.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

Pamela A. Mason

Pamela A. Mason is director of the Language and Literacy Master's program and the Jeanne Chall Reading Lab and a senior lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli is associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. With a background in linguistics, she studies socio-cultural and individual differences in language and literacy development throughout the school years.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Miao Li

Miao Li received her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Literacy Education at Queen's University in Canada.

Management and Organizations
Ebony N. Bridwell-Mitchell

Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell is an associate professor of education with expertise in leadership, management, and organizations at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Bridwell-Mitchell's research builds on her three areas of training and study: organizational management and theory, public policy, and education.

Elizabeth City

Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. City has served as a teacher, instructional coach, principal, and consultant, in each role focused on helping all children, and the educators who work with them, realize their full potential.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Kiernan Robert Mathews

Kiernan Mathews is the executive director and principal investigator of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where he has led strategic planning, research, and development since 2008.

Mathematics Education
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Heather C. Hill

Heather C. Hill is a professor in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Her primary work focuses on teacher and teaching quality, and the effects of policies aimed at improving both.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Judah L. Schwartz

Judah Schwartz taught courses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, assessing mathematical attainment, and ethical and philosophical issues arising from the use of technology in education.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Middle Schools
Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Minorities
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Joseph P. Kalt

Joseph P. Kalt is Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy. His research focuses on exploring the economic implications and political origins of the government regulation of markets. He also heads the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Moral and Ethical Studies
William R. Beardslee

William R. Beardslee is the academic chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and the Gardner Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He trained in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child psychiatry and psychiatric research at Children’s Hospital.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Julie A. Reuben

Julie Reuben is a historian interested in the intersection between American thought and culture and educational institutions and practice.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Motivation
David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Multicultural Education
Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Julie A. Reuben

Julie Reuben is a historian interested in the intersection between American thought and culture and educational institutions and practice.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Neuroscience
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

David Urion

David K. Urion, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, with majors in French and Chemistry, in 1976. He graduated from the Stanford University School of Medicine in 1980. After an internship in internal medicine at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, he came to Children's Hospital in 1981, and has been there since then.

Metta Karuna McGarvey

Metta McGarvey is an adjunct lecturer on education and the faculty chair of Building Inner Strengths of Leaders for Programs in Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Parenting Issues
William R. Beardslee

William R. Beardslee is the academic chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital in Boston, and the Gardner Monks Professor of Child Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He trained in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and in child psychiatry and psychiatric research at Children’s Hospital.

Nancy E. Hill

Nancy Hill is a developmental psychologist and her research identifies the unique and interactive ways in which race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status influence parenting beliefs, practices and child outcomes, especially among African American, Latino, and Euro-American children.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Philosophy of Education
Catherine Elgin

Catherine Elgin is a philosopher whose areas of study include the theory of knowledge, philosophy of art, and philosophy of science. Recent work considers the question of what makes something cognitively valuable.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Policy Analysis and Evaluation
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Heather C. Hill

Heather C. Hill is a professor in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Her primary work focuses on teacher and teaching quality, and the effects of policies aimed at improving both.

Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Richard J. Light

Richard Light is the Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). His Ph.D. is in statistics from Harvard, and after years of teaching statistics at HGSE he currently focuses on higher education policies and controversies.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Professor Emeritus of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration. He held a wide variety of leadership positions in education and government before joining the HGSE faculty in 1996.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Laura A. Schifter

Laura Schifter is a research consultant working with states and advocacy organizations to analyze data on the identification, placement, and performance of students with disabilities.

Political Theory
Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Politics of School Structure and Governance
Richard Chait

Richard Chait studies the management and governance of colleges and universities. Chait has expertise on terms and conditions of faculty employment, including promotion and tenure procedures, academic freedom, and faculty evaluation.

Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Judith Block McLaughlin

Judith Block McLaughlin's work focuses on leadership and governance in higher education. As educational chair of the Harvard Seminar for New Presidents and the Harvard Seminar for Experienced Presidents, she has had the pleasure of working with over 1000 college and university presidents since the program's inception in 1990.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Professor Emeritus of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration. He held a wide variety of leadership positions in education and government before joining the HGSE faculty in 1996.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel teaches courses on integrated schools and leading and coaching for equity and diversity, leadership development, partnership and networking, and on understanding organizations and how to improve them. He is the faculty director of the newly launched Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE.

Poverty and Children
Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Principalship
Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel teaches courses on integrated schools and leading and coaching for equity and diversity, leadership development, partnership and networking, and on understanding organizations and how to improve them. He is the faculty director of the newly launched Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE.

Professional Development for Educators
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Katherine C. Boles

Katherine Boles is a senior lecturer on education and director of the Learning and Teaching Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).

Karen Brennan

Karen Brennan is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research is primarily concerned with the ways in which learning environments — in and out of school, online and face-to-face — can be designed to support young people's development as computational creators.

Elizabeth City

Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. City has served as a teacher, instructional coach, principal, and consultant, in each role focused on helping all children, and the educators who work with them, realize their full potential.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

James P. Honan

James Honan's teaching and research interests include financial management of nonprofit organizations, organizational performance measurement and management, and higher-education administration.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Steven Seidel

Steve Seidel is the director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction. At Project Zero, he was principal investigator on projects that study the use of reflective practices in schools, the close examination of student work, and documentation of learning.

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel teaches courses on integrated schools and leading and coaching for equity and diversity, leadership development, partnership and networking, and on understanding organizations and how to improve them. He is the faculty director of the newly launched Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE.

Shari Tishman

Shari Tishman is a Lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Senior Research Associate at Harvard Project Zero, where she recently served as Director. Her research focuses on the development of thinking and understanding, the role of close observation in learning, and learning in and through the arts.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

Joseph P. Zolner

Joseph P. Zolner is a lecturer on education, senior director of programs, and senior director of the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education (HIHE) in the Office of Programs in Professional Education (PPE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. As senior director of programs, he functions as PPE's chief academic officer.

Kiernan Robert Mathews

Kiernan Mathews is the executive director and principal investigator of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where he has led strategic planning, research, and development since 2008.

Psychology
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Harvard University and senior director of Harvard Project Zero.

Paul L. Harris

Paul Harris is interested in the early development of cognition, emotion, and imagination. His most recent book, Trusting What You're Told: How Children Learn from Others, was published by Harvard University Press in May 2012.

Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Kathleen McCartney

Kathleen McCartney, Professor of Education, Emerita, is the current president of Smith College.

Nonie K. Lesaux

Nonie K. Lesaux is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society. Her research focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of today's children from diverse linguistic, cultural and economic backgrounds, and is conducted largely in urban and semi-urban cities and school districts.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

David Perkins

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

Robert L. Selman

Robert Selman served as chair of the Human Development and Psychology area from 2000 to 2004. He is the founder within this area of the Prevention Science and Practice Program — in 1992 — and served as its first director through 1999.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Terrence Tivnan

Terrence Tivnan teaches courses on research methods and data analysis. He has helped thousands of students get off to a good start in learning about statistics and research in education. He received his M.A.T.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

Metta Karuna McGarvey

Metta McGarvey is an adjunct lecturer on education and the faculty chair of Building Inner Strengths of Leaders for Programs in Professional Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Meredith L. Rowe

Meredith Rowe is an associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). She leads a research program on understanding the role of parent and family factors in children’s early language and literacy development.

Racial Discrimination
Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

Aaliyah El-Amin

Aaliyah El-Amin is a practitioner and researcher committed to ensuring that educators have the knowledge and tools they need to disrupt systems of oppression. Her specific interest areas include liberatory education models, social justice schooling, critical pedagogy and youth participatory action research.

Reading Development
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Joanna A. Christodoulou

Joanna A. Christodoulou works at the intersection of education and neuroscience. Her program of research, conducted at MIT in the Gabrieli Lab and at MGH Institute of Health Professions, focuses on brain and behavior correlates of development, difficulties, and intervention effects for reading.

Nadine Gaab

Nadine is an associate professor of pediatrics at Boston Children's Hospital Boston and the Harvard Medical School, and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Zurich in Switzerland and did postdoctoral training at Stanford University and MIT.

Vicki A. Jacobs

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Special Studies Program, director of Teacher Education Program Fieldwork, director of the Field Experience Program, and associate director of Master's Studies Programs at the Graduate School of Education.

Nonie K. Lesaux

Nonie K. Lesaux is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society. Her research focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of today's children from diverse linguistic, cultural and economic backgrounds, and is conducted largely in urban and semi-urban cities and school districts.

Gigi Luk

Gigi Luk's research on the cognitive and neural consequences of bilingualism extends across the lifespan. She leads a research program that examines how diverse language experiences shapes development and learning. Using neuroimaging and behavioral methods, Luk studies bilingualism as an interactional experience that shapes cognition.

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

Catherine Snow

Catherine Snow is an expert on language and literacy development in children, focusing on how oral language skills are acquired and how they relate to literacy outcomes.

Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli is associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. With a background in linguistics, she studies socio-cultural and individual differences in language and literacy development throughout the school years.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Reform Issues
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Ebony N. Bridwell-Mitchell

Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell is an associate professor of education with expertise in leadership, management, and organizations at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Bridwell-Mitchell's research builds on her three areas of training and study: organizational management and theory, public policy, and education.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Patricia Albjerg Graham

Patricia Albjerg Graham is a leading historian of American education. She began her teaching career in Deep Creek, Virginia, and later taught in Norfolk, Virginia, and New York City. She has also served as a high-school guidance counselor.

Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Thomas Hehir

Tom Hehir served as director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999. As director, he was responsible for federal leadership in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Richard J. Light

Richard Light is the Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). His Ph.D. is in statistics from Harvard, and after years of teaching statistics at HGSE he currently focuses on higher education policies and controversies.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

Judah L. Schwartz

Judah Schwartz taught courses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, assessing mathematical attainment, and ethical and philosophical issues arising from the use of technology in education.

David Perkins

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee.

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Professor Emeritus of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration. He held a wide variety of leadership positions in education and government before joining the HGSE faculty in 1996.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Steven Seidel

Steve Seidel is the director of the Arts in Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Eduction. At Project Zero, he was principal investigator on projects that study the use of reflective practices in schools, the close examination of student work, and documentation of learning.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Research Methods
Kurt Fischer

Kurt Fischer studies cognitive and emotional development and learning from birth through adulthood, combining analysis of the commonalities across people with the diversity of pathways of learning and development.

Sarah Dryden-Peterson

Sarah Dryden-Peterson leads a research program that focuses on the connections between education and community development, specifically the role that education plays in building peaceful and participatory societies.

Haiyan Hua

Haiyan Hua is lecturer at Harvard Graduate School of Education and vice-president at World Education, an international NGO headquartered in Boston.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Robert A. LeVine

Robert LeVine's research concerns cultural aspects of parenthood and child development in African, Asian, Latin American, and other societies. His most recent research is on the influence of maternal schooling on reproduction and child health care in Nepal.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Richard J. Light

Richard Light is the Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). His Ph.D. is in statistics from Harvard, and after years of teaching statistics at HGSE he currently focuses on higher education policies and controversies.

Bridget Terry Long

Bridget Terry Long is the academic dean and Saris Professor of Education and Economics at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Long is an economist who specializes in the study of education, in particular the transition from high school to higher education and beyond.

Matthew Miller

Matt Miller is lecturer on education and associate dean for learning and teaching at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He oversees course and curriculum planning, support of faculty- and student-led initiatives for innovation in learning and teaching, and other ongoing academic priorities of the dean's office.

Judith D. Singer

Judith D. Singer, Ph.D., is the James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Development & Diversity at Harvard University.

Terrence Tivnan

Terrence Tivnan teaches courses on research methods and data analysis. He has helped thousands of students get off to a good start in learning about statistics and research in education. He received his M.A.T.

Dean Whitla

Dean Whitla is a psychologist with a particular interest in assessment and evaluation, who has spent much of his professional life evaluating progress, development and change in people and in institutions.

John B. Willett

John Willett is interested in all things quantitative, particularly statistical methods for analyzing the timing and occurrence of events; methods for modeling change, learning, and development; and longitudinal research design.

School Choice
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

School Culture
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Ebony N. Bridwell-Mitchell

Ebony Bridwell-Mitchell is an associate professor of education with expertise in leadership, management, and organizations at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Bridwell-Mitchell's research builds on her three areas of training and study: organizational management and theory, public policy, and education.

Gretchen Brion-Meisels

Gretchen Brion-Meisels is a lecturer in the Prevention Science and Practice Program. Her research seeks to explore holistic student support processes that build on the local knowledge of students and communities.

Josephine M. Kim

Josephine Kim has a dual faculty appointment in Prevention Science and Practice/CAS in Counseling programs at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and in the Department of Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Warikoo is an expert on the relationships between education, racial and ethnic diversity, and cultural processes in schools and universities.

School to Work
Nancy Hoffman

Nancy Hoffman is a vice president and senior advisor at Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit based in Boston focused on improving educational and workforce outcomes for low-income young people and adults.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Professor Emeritus of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration. He held a wide variety of leadership positions in education and government before joining the HGSE faculty in 1996.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Science Education
Eleanor R. Duckworth

A former student and translator of Jean Piaget, Eleanor Duckworth grounds her work in Piaget and Inhelder's insights into the nature and development of understanding and in their research method, which she has developed as a teaching/research approach, Critical Exploration in the Classroom.

Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Judah L. Schwartz

Judah Schwartz taught courses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, assessing mathematical attainment, and ethical and philosophical issues arising from the use of technology in education.

Social Services and Schools
Gretchen Brion-Meisels

Gretchen Brion-Meisels is a lecturer in the Prevention Science and Practice Program. Her research seeks to explore holistic student support processes that build on the local knowledge of students and communities.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Special Education
Thomas Hehir

Tom Hehir served as director of the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs from 1993 to 1999. As director, he was responsible for federal leadership in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Laura A. Schifter

Laura Schifter is a research consultant working with states and advocacy organizations to analyze data on the identification, placement, and performance of students with disabilities.

Miao Li

Miao Li received her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Literacy Education at Queen's University in Canada.

Standards
Richard Elmore

Richard Elmore joined the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 1990, having previously taught at the College of Education, Michigan State University, and the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Washington.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Robert B. Schwartz

Robert Schwartz is Professor Emeritus of Practice in Educational Policy and Administration. He held a wide variety of leadership positions in education and government before joining the HGSE faculty in 1996.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Superintendency
Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Robert Kegan

Robert Kegan is a psychologist who teaches, researches, writes, and consults about adult development, adult learning, and professional development.

Jerome T. Murphy

Jerome Murphy is a specialist in the management and politics of education. His teaching and research focus on administrative practice and organizational leadership, government policy, program implementation and evaluation, and qualitative methodology.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

Survey Design
Kiernan Robert Mathews

Kiernan Mathews is the executive director and principal investigator of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where he has led strategic planning, research, and development since 2008.

Teacher Education
Eleanor R. Duckworth

A former student and translator of Jean Piaget, Eleanor Duckworth grounds her work in Piaget and Inhelder's insights into the nature and development of understanding and in their research method, which she has developed as a teaching/research approach, Critical Exploration in the Classroom.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Houman Harouni

Houman Harouni's work addresses the problem of purpose in education through a multidisciplinary lens that involves history, philosophy, psychology and knowledge of specific content areas, particularly mathematics.

Teacher Education and Certification
Katherine C. Boles

Katherine Boles is a senior lecturer on education and director of the Learning and Teaching Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

Vicki A. Jacobs

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Special Studies Program, director of Teacher Education Program Fieldwork, director of the Field Experience Program, and associate director of Master's Studies Programs at the Graduate School of Education.

Thomas Kane

Thomas Kane is an economist and Walter H. Gale Professor of Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is faculty director of the Center for Education Policy Research, a university-wide research center that works with school districts and state agencies.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Teachers and Teachers' Unions
Katherine C. Boles

Katherine Boles is a senior lecturer on education and director of the Learning and Teaching Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE).

Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Richard J. Murnane

Richard Murnane, an economist, is the Thompson Research Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. With Greg Duncan, Murnane has examined the respects in which the growth in family income inequality in the U.S.

Fernando Reimers

Fernando M. Reimers focuses his research and teaching on innovative global education policies and programs that help students develop competencies necessary for civic participation and work in the twenty first century.

Teaching and Learning
Eleanor R. Duckworth

A former student and translator of Jean Piaget, Eleanor Duckworth grounds her work in Piaget and Inhelder's insights into the nature and development of understanding and in their research method, which she has developed as a teaching/research approach, Critical Exploration in the Classroom.

Tina Blythe

Tina Blythe is a lecturer on education and a project director at Harvard Project Zero.

Karen Brennan

Karen Brennan is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research is primarily concerned with the ways in which learning environments — in and out of school, online and face-to-face — can be designed to support young people's development as computational creators.

Elizabeth City

Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. City has served as a teacher, instructional coach, principal, and consultant, in each role focused on helping all children, and the educators who work with them, realize their full potential.

David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Heather C. Hill

Heather C. Hill is a professor in education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). Her primary work focuses on teacher and teaching quality, and the effects of policies aimed at improving both.

Katherine K. Merseth

Katherine Merseth's work concentrates on charter schools, teacher education, mathematics education, and the case-method of instruction.

Jon R. Star

Jon Star is an educational psychologist who studies children's learning of mathematics in middle and high school, particularly algebra.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

Technology and Schools
Joseph Blatt

Joe Blatt is interested in the effects of media content and technology on development, learning, and civic behavior. His courses span both formal and informal settings.

Karen Brennan

Karen Brennan is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research is primarily concerned with the ways in which learning environments — in and out of school, online and face-to-face — can be designed to support young people's development as computational creators.

Christopher Dede

Chris Dede's fundamental interest is developing new types of educational systems to meet the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century.

David Dockterman

David Dockterman operates at the intersection of research and practice. In 1982 he helped found Tom Snyder Productions, an early pioneer in educational technology, while getting his doctorate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Judah L. Schwartz

Judah Schwartz taught courses on the teaching and learning of mathematics, assessing mathematical attainment, and ethical and philosophical issues arising from the use of technology in education.

David H. Rose

David Rose has been on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for over 30 years. Rose is a developmental neuropsychologist and educator whose primary focus is on the development of new technologies for learning.

Todd Rose

Todd Rose is the director of the Mind, Brain, & Education Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he also leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual.

Lisa Schneier

Lisa Schneier was a high school teacher in the Boston Public Schools for 12 years. Her subject matter focus was English and writing, but she also taught basic literacy and math skills. She earned her Doctorate in Education under the supervision of Eleanor Duckworth at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Barbara Treacy

Barbara Treacy is a nationally recognized leader in online and blended learning who works with states, districts, colleges and universities, and other educational organizations to enable them to build successful online and blended programs for educators and students.

Testing
Daniel Koretz

Daniel Koretz is an expert on educational assessment and testing policy. A primary focus of his work has been the impact of high-stakes testing.

Richard J. Light

Richard Light is the Carl H. Pforzheimer Jr. Professor of Teaching and Learning at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). His Ph.D. is in statistics from Harvard, and after years of teaching statistics at HGSE he currently focuses on higher education policies and controversies.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Urban Schooling
Elizabeth City

Liz City is lecturer on education and director of the Doctor of Education Leadership (Ed.L.D.) Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. City has served as a teacher, instructional coach, principal, and consultant, in each role focused on helping all children, and the educators who work with them, realize their full potential.

Susan Moore Johnson

Susan Moore Johnson studies, teaches, and consults about teacher policy, organizational change, and administrative practice. A former high school teacher and administrator, Johnson has a continuing interest in the work of teachers and the reform of schools.

Roberto G. Gonzales

Roberto G. Gonzales is assistant professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Education. His research focuses on the factors that promote and impede the educational progress of immigrant and Latino students.

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist, examines the culture of schools, the broad ecology of education, and the relationship between human development and social change.

Meira Levinson

Meira Levinson is a normative political philosopher who writes about civic education, multiculturalism, youth empowerment, and educational ethics. In doing so, she draws upon scholarship from multiple disciplines as well as her eight years of experience teaching in the Atlanta and Boston Public Schools.

Robert S. Peterkin

Prior to HGSE, Robert Peterkin held school superintendencies in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and enjoyed a long career in educational leadership, from special education teacher to deputy superintendent, mainly with the Boston Public Schools.

James E. Ryan

James E. Ryan is the 11th dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. A leading expert on law and education, Ryan has written extensively about the ways in which law structures educational opportunity.

Paul Reville

Paul Reville is the Francis Keppel Professor of Practice of Educational Policy and Administration at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE). He is the founding director of HGSE's Education Redesign Lab. He recently completed nearly five years of service as the Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Mandy Savitz-Romer

Mandy Savitz-Romer's professional experience has allowed her to link research to practice in the field of school counseling, specifically as it relates to college access and retention for urban students.

Lee Teitel

Lee Teitel teaches courses on integrated schools and leading and coaching for equity and diversity, leadership development, partnership and networking, and on understanding organizations and how to improve them. He is the faculty director of the newly launched Reimagining Integration: The Diverse and Equitable Schools Project at HGSE.

Charles V. Willie

Charles Vert Willie is the Charles William Eliot Professor of Education, Emeritus. He is a sociologist whose areas of research include desegregation, higher education, public health, race relations, urban community problems, and family life.

Richard Weissbourd

Richard Weissbourd is currently a senior lecturer in education at HGSE and at the Kennedy School of Government. He is also faculty director of the Human Development and Psychology master's program.

Women's Studies
Patricia Albjerg Graham

Patricia Albjerg Graham is a leading historian of American education. She began her teaching career in Deep Creek, Virginia, and later taught in Norfolk, Virginia, and New York City. She has also served as a high-school guidance counselor.

Helen Haste

Helen Haste is a visiting professor at HGSE and principal investigator for the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Spencer Foundation-funded New Civics Early Career Scholars' Program. This supports currently 22 HGSE doctoral students whose research interests concern civic education and civic engagement.

Martha L. Minow

Martha Minow, the Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law, has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses have included civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop.

Writing and Literature
Vicki A. Jacobs

Vicki A. Jacobs is a lecturer on education, faculty director of the Special Studies Program, director of Teacher Education Program Fieldwork, director of the Field Experience Program, and associate director of Master's Studies Programs at the Graduate School of Education.

Paola Uccelli

Paola Uccelli is associate professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. With a background in linguistics, she studies socio-cultural and individual differences in language and literacy development throughout the school years.


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