Elementary Education Faculty

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Bacon, Heidi R., Associate Professor, Language, Reading and Culture, Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2014.  Adolescent and adult literacies; Action research; Qualitative research.

Bancroft, Senetta F., Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D., The University of Akron, 2014. Secondary Science Education; Chemical Education.

Becker, Jerry P., Professor, Mathematics Education, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1967; 1979. Mathematics teacher education, Curriculum development, Problem solving and international mathematics education. 

Brown (Browning), Lisa, Instructor, Curriculum & Instruction, M.Ed., Southern Illinois University, 1993; 1990.  Early Childhood Education.

Bu, Lingguo, Associate Professor, Mathematics Education, Ph.D., Florida State University, 2008; 2008. Modeling, design, and curricular development in STEM education.

Byfield, Lavern, Associate Professor, Elementary Education: Language/Literacy Studies, Ph.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2012; 2012. Language Arts instruction, English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction, bilingual education, culturally responsive pedagogy.

Fadde, Peter J., Professor, Instructional Research and Design, Ph.D., Purdue University, 2002; 2003. Online and Blended Learning; Interactive Multimedia; Expert Performance.

Garrett, Ann M., Senior Lecturer (continuing), Education, M.Ed., Southern Illinois University, 1975 (Education).  M.S. Eastern Illinois University, 2002 (School Counseling). M.S. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 2008 (Linguistics). 2008 Education; Literacy.

Henson, Harvey Jr., Assistant Professor, Science Education & Geology, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2015; 2016. Science assessment; Teacher professional development; Preservice teacher efficacy; Geohazards education; applied geophysics.

Lin, Cheng-Yao, Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 2003; 2004. Mathematics Education.

Loh, Christian Sebastian, Professor, Instructional Technology, Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2004; 2004, Expert Performance, Serious Games Analytics, Performance Improvement & Assessment.

McIntyre, Christie, Associate Professor, Teacher Education, Ph.D., Georgia State University, 2007; 2001. Teacher Leadership, Early childhood education, and literacy.

Miller, Grant, Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, Ph.D., Boston College, 2007; 2007. History education, media literacy, Universal Design for Learning, place-based education, assessment literacy.

Pultorak, Edward Jr., Professor, Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D., Indiana State University, 1988; 1988. Curriculum Studies; Teacher Leadership; Curriculum and Instruction; Instructional Supervision.

Shelby-Caffey, Crystal V., Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 2008;Literacy; Culturally Responsive Pedagogy; New Technologies; Educational Access; Communities of Color.

Stearns, Louise, Senior Lecturer, M.Ed., Elementary Education, Southern Illinois University, 1985; 1989.  Teacher Educator, Literacy, Social Sciences

Thompson, Stacy D., Professor, Child Development, Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1998; 2005. Interventions for families and caregivers; Fathers of infants born to adolescent mothers; Sensory integration.

Emeriti Faculty 

Bedient, Douglas, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1971.

Bluhm, William J., Lecturer, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1978.

Buser, Margaret, Assistant Professor, Emerita, M.S.Ed., Indiana University, 1966.

Copenhaver, Ron W., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ed.D., Indiana University, 1978.

Coscarelli, William, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1977.

Dale, Doris C., Professor, Emerita, D.L.S., Columbia University, 1968.

Dixon, Billy G., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1967.

Eichholz, Barbara, Lecturer, Emerita, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1986.

Erickson, Lawrence, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1972.

Gilbert, Sharon, Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1988.

Hungerford, Harold, Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1970.

Jackson, James, Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1976.

Johnson, Margaret, Lecturer, Emerita, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University, 1998.

Jones, Dan R, .Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ed.D., Indiana University, 1978.

Karmos, Ann Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1975.

Killian, Joyce E, Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1980.

Lamb, Morris L., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ed.D, University of Oklahoma, 1970.

Matthias, Margaret, Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1972.

McIntyre, D. John, Professor, Emeritus, Ed.D, Syracuse University, 1977.

Nelson, Joann, Assistant Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1980.

Norris, William, Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ed.D., Indiana University, 1973.

Post, Donna M., Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1990.

Shepherd, Terry R., Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1971.

Shrock, Sharon A., Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1979.

Smith, Lynn C., Associate Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1984.

Solliday, Michael, Associate Professor, Emeritus, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1975.

Volk, Gertrude L., Professor, Emerita, Ph.D., Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1983.

Waggoner, Jan, Associate Professor, Emerita, Ed.D. Memphis State University, 1990.

Wise, Kevin C., Professor, Emeritus, Ed.D. University of Georgia, 1983.