Leadership

Our leaders are themselves lifelong educators and experienced professionals.

Their combined experiences, understanding of education and vision for where it's going, help the Graduate School of Education continue to grow and succeed in our mission to empower teachers and students everywhere.

Marcella Bullmaster

Marcella Bullmaster-Day, Ed.D.

Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Jacob Easley

Jacob Easley II, Ph.D.

Dean

Yuriy Karpov

Yuriy Karpov, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Finance and Administration

Nilda Soto-Ruiz

Nilda Soto Ruiz, Ph.D.

Program Chair, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, School Leadership

Program Chairs

Laurie Bobley

Laurie Bobley, Ed.D.

Program Chair, Teaching Students with Disabilities, Generalist, Grades 7-12, Assistant Professor, Education & Special Education

Lucia Buttaro, PhD

Chair of TESOL/Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs, TESOL, Bilingual Advanced Certificate Programs

Susan Courey

Susan Courey, Ph.D.

Program Chair, Early Childhood Special Education, Birth – Grade 2, Education & Special Education

Maria Heim

Maria Heim, Ph.D.

Chair, School Counseling, Associate Professor, Education & Special Education, School Counseling

Issac Herskowitz

Issac Herskowitz, Ed.D.

Chair, Associate Professor, Instructional Technology

Elina Lampert-Shepel

Elina Lampert-Shepel, Ed.D.

Program Chair, Childhood Education and Special Education, Grades 1-6, Education & Special Education

Jeff Lichtman

Jeff Lichtman, Ph.D.

Lucille Weidman Chair, Assistant Professor, Jewish Childhood Education & Special Education

Elaine Nikolakakos

Elaine Nikolakakos, Ed.D.

Program Chair, Associate Professor, Teaching Literacy

Nilda Soto-Ruiz

Nilda Soto Ruiz, Ph.D.

Program Chair, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, School Leadership

Brenda Strassfeld, Ph.D.

Chair, Mathematics Education