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AnnJanette Alejano-Steele

Department: Women's Studies

Title: Associate Dean - College of Professional Studies

Expertise: Child psychology, Equity issues in the classroom, Multicultural service learning, Cross-cultural psychology, Gender and diversity, Psychology of gender, Psychology of women, Human trafficking (including sex and labor), Women's health

Rosemarie Allen

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Disproportionality in discipline, Addressing challenging behaviors of children, Child care licensing regulations, Cultural competence

Sue Barnd

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Professor

Expertise: Interview skills for young physical educators, Single-sex and coed physical education class structures, K-12 Physical Education, Girls and women in sport

Barnd, Sue

Philip Bernhardt

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Department Chair and Associate Professor

Expertise: Curriculum Design: Backwards design (Understanding by Design – widely used in Colorado), General instructional practices (planning, assessment, classroom management), Curricular alignment with State/Common Core standards, Formative assessment, Performance-based assessment, Project-based learning, New teacher induction, Effective mentoring practices for new teachers, Teacher preparation, Social studies as a subject area, Teacher retention, Professional development

Rebecca Canges

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor; Department Chair Special Education, Early Childhood & Culturally & Linguistically Diverse

Expertise: Special education in schools, simulations for disabilities, working with families of students with special needs, building collaborative teams in schools between special & general education, social supports for students with special needs, pre-service teacher education (special ed), working with school age English language learners.

Canges, Rebecca

Diane Carroll

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Intellectual disabilities, Students with significant support needs, Model K-12 program evaluation, Coaching and improvement, Transition, Positive behavior support, Effective behavior management

Ingrid Carter

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Elementary science education

Dennis Corash

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Gifted and talented students, Educational policy, Technology, STEM, 21st century learning, Bullying, Teaching and learning

Bethany Fleck Dillen

Department: Psychology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Education, Memory, College teaching, Child development, Early childhood education, Developmental psychology, College teaching pedagogy

Fleck, Bethany

Lawrence Glatz

Department: Modern Language

Title: Professor

Expertise: Computers and language learning, Multimedia and language learning, The Internet and language learning

Lisa Kindleberger Hagan

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Child cognitive development, Infant attachment and temperament, Child emotional development, Use of psychological testing in child education, Child development of gender roles, Use of psychological theory to guide child education, Women's studies

Hagan, Lisa

Elizabeth Hinde

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Dean

Expertise: Teacher preparation, Social studies education, Geography education, Civics education, Curriculum integration

Deborah Horan

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Chair, Assistant Professor - Elementary Education and Literacy

Expertise: Education, Elementary education

Janelle Johnson

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: STEM teaching and learning, inclusive STEM pedagogies, culturally and linguistically diverse education, broadening participation in STEM, university-school partnerships

Richard Kessel

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Lecturer

Expertise: Communication design, The science of teaching and learning, Public speaking (specifically neural processing of spoken language), Physician-patient communication, Physician assessment, Education, Behavior modification, Clinical communication skills, Financial planning

David Kish

Department: Music

Title: Professor, Director of Bands

Expertise: Music education, Teacher preparation in music, Conducting

Elizabeth Kleinfeld

Department: English

Title: Professor

Expertise: Writing, Professional writing, Plagiarism and source use, Satire and parody, New media, Multigenre and multimodal composition, Universal Design for Learning

Doug Laufer

Department: Accounting

Title: Professor

Expertise: Accounting education and careers, Fraud examination, Financial accounting

Lunden MacDonald

Department: Modern Language

Title: Director of Learning Communities and First Year Success

Expertise: Spanish language, Literature, Teaching, Contemporary trends in foreign language study, Translation, SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), SUDC (Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood), Investigative trends in SIDS and SUDC research

Lupe Martinez

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Elementary education, Diversity, Classroom management and curriculum, Language arts, Social studies

Ann Morrison

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Literacy development for diverse learners (kids in poverty, with disabilities, or English learners), Ethics and regulations for the protection of human subjects in research, Response to intervention

Nhu Nguyen

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Professor

Expertise: Physical Fitness

Peggy O'Neill-Jones

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication

Title: Professor Emeritus

Expertise: Instructional technology, Interactive Technologies, Educational media, Mobile and Social Media, Primary Source Pedagogy

Christina Peters Huber

Department: Economics

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Economics of the family, Maternal and child health, Intra-household bargaining

David Piacenti

Department: Sociology and Anthropology

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Globalization, Immigration and culture change, Transnationalism, Sociological and anthropological theory, Qualitative methods and ethnography, Yucatec-Mayan culture, Latin America, Globalization in Peru

Aaron Richmond

Department: Psychology

Title: Professor

Expertise: Educational psychology, Teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Teaching higher education, Memory, Mnemonics, Learning styles, Memory aids and memory development, Online education, Motivation, Science education, Adolescent education, At-risk youth education

Marc Rodriguez

Department: School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Family Literacy

Title: Parents as Teachers Coordinator, Parenting Coordinator

Expertise: K-12 Education, Parenting skills, Sheltered (ESL) Instruction, Educational Administration (Principal)

Rodriguez, Marc

Carmen H. Sanjurjo

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Multicultural education, Teacher preparation, K-12 education, Secondary education, Bilingual education

Dorothy Shapland

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Assistant Professor

Expertise: Early Childhood Teacher Education, Early Childhood STEM/STEAM & Social Emotional Learning

Leslie Swetnam

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Professor Emerita

Expertise: Substitute teachers, Elementary education, Multicultural education for teachers, Teacher licensure requirements, Student teaching

Luis Torres

Department: Communication Arts and Sciences

Title: Interim Chair

Expertise: Chicano history, Cinco de Mayo, Mexican history, Multicultural education

Torres, Luis

Adriann Wycoff

Department: Chicana/o Studies

Title: Associate Professor - Chicana/o Studies, Co-Principal Investigator - College Assistance Migrant Program, Director - Family Literacy Program

Expertise: Community-based education programs, Family literacy, Migrant education issues, Nontraditional education, Latino literature (poetry emphasis), Women and poverty

Kathryn Young

Department: Teacher Education

Title: Associate Professor

Expertise: Intersectionality (race + disability) primarily, Cultural competence, Microaggressions, Teacher preparation

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