Message from the dean

February 15, 2022

Dean Diana Hess reflects on how research is thriving across the School, writing: "This fall, as we transitioned back to in-person instruction, I was struck by how little the pandemic seemed to slow down our researchers and scholars across the School. By the end of the fiscal year, we discovered our external research dollars continued to increase, which is not only a testament to the excellence of our faculty, staff, and students, but also is important to our future success in attracting talented faculty and high-quality students."

Li-Ching Ho discusses new book, ‘Curriculum for Justice and Harmony’

February 15, 2022

Li-Ching Ho is a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and is the faculty director of the School’s Global Engagement Office. She wrote the book with Keith C. Barton, a professor of curriculum and instruction, and adjunct professor of history at Indiana University. Ho explains how the book presents a global vision of social and civic education — one that reorients the field toward justice and harmony.

New Faculty Focus — Q&A with Suzanne Eckes

February 15, 2022

The School of Education welcomed three new faculty members to campus at the start of the fall semester. We share Q&As completed by our newest faculty members to introduce them to our campus and School of Education communities. Here, we get to know Suzanne Eckes, who joined the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis as a professor.

Faculty members across the arts bring creative lens to critical issues

February 15, 2022

When you think of research, you might envision study teams designing experiments or conducting surveys. While research across the School of Education’s departments of Art, Dance, and Theatre and Drama might sometimes look different, faculty in these areas are engaged in projects that are examining social issues, deepening understanding of history, and advancing their artistic fields.