Master of Education


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Our talented and experienced faculty members are some of our greatest resources.

The faculty for the Master of Education online degree program are not only accomplished teachers and scholars committed to academic excellence, but they are also engaged in improving practices in a broad range of fields and interests. Our graduates consistently indicate that ready access to supportive faculty is one of the things they value the most about their educational experience.

Department Administration

Joseph Lathan, PhD
Program Director
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Maya Kalyanpur, PhD
Professor and Chair of Department of Learning and Teaching
Suzanne Stolz, EdD
Associate Professor, Associate Chair of the Department of Learning and Teaching
Kimberly A. White-Smith
Kimberly White-Smith, EdD
Dean, School of Leadership and Education Sciences
Sarina Molina, EdD
Associate Dean and Associate Professor
Katherine Mantovani
Executive Assistant

Department of Learning and Teaching
Full-Time Faculty

Rebekka Jez, EdD
Assistant Professor
Bobbi Hansen, PhD
Associate Professor
Reyes Quezada, PhD
Amanda Roth
Professor of Practice & Director of Field Experiences

Adjunct Faculty

Maria Teresa Casena Bontempo, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Christie Bostic, MS
Adjunct Professor
Melanie Brown, MA
Adjunct Professor
Elizabeth “Libby” Butler, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Stephanie Dominguez, EdD
Adjunct Professor
Paul Eichen, MA
Adjunct Professor
Liz Ferguson, MS
Adjunct Professor
Christopher Garcia, MEd
Adjunct Professor
Veronica Garcia Garza, EdD
Adjunct Professor
Denise Goulart, MED
Adjunct Professor
Katy Hammack, MEd
Adjunct Professor
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Kim Hunt, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Jason Jimenez, EdD
Adjunct Professor
Rucheeta Kulkarni, PhD
Adjunct Professor
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Abigail Leaf, MEd
Adjunct Professor
Ricardo Medina, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Alina Mitchell
Alina Mitchell, MA
Adjunct Professor
Rich Newman, EdD
Adjunct Professor
Tess Reid, EdD
Adjunct Professor
Adan Escobedo Sanchez, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Tiffanee Saunders, MEd
Adjunct Professor
Nathan Swett, EdD, ATP
Adjunct Professor
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Suzi Van Steenbergen, EdD
Adjunct Professor
Charles (Tré) Watkins III, MA
Adjunct Professor
Warren Whitaker, PhD
Adjunct Professor
Lisa Yegin, MBA, MEd
Adjunct Professor

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