Community, Youth and Education Studies

Children in School

Program Faculty

David Bell, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Practice, International Development, Community, and Environment Department
Education, empowerment, social transformation and community development
Tel: 1-508-793-7568
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Eric DeMeulenaere, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Education
Urban Education; Critical Pedagogy; Critical Theory; Critical Media Literacy; Communities of Practice in Schools and Classrooms; Pedagogies of Trust; Participatory Action Research; Counterstory-telling
Tel: 1-508-421-3750
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Holly Dolan, M.Ed.
Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Education
Pre-K and Elementary education
Tel: 1-508-421-3772
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Jude Fernando, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, International Development, Community, and Environment Department
Associate Professor of International Development and Social Change; Director of Peace Studies Program
Economic development and political economy, with emphasis on non-profit organizations, environment, gender, and child labor, particularly in South Asia
Tel: 1-508-793-8859
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Sarah Michaels, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Education
Relationships among language, discourse, culture, and schooling; discourse analysis relating to classroom life and learning; teacher research
Tel: 1-508-793-7222
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Carmen Ocón, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Practice, Education department
Tel: 1-508-793-7251
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Jie Park, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Education
Dr. Park's research interests include adolescent literacy and language practices in school and out-of-school settings. For the past two years, she has been studying how first-generation immigrant students acquire academic discourses, and what cultural and linguistic resources they bring to their schooling.
Tel: 1-508-793-7737
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Heather L. Roberts, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Education
Writing and literature, literacy, school-university partnerships, collaborative currculum development, school reform
Tel: 1-508-793-7146
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Raphael Rogers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Education
Tel: 1-508-793-7333
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Laurie Ross, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, International Development, Community, and Environment Department
Associate Professor of Community Development and Planning
Social justice youth development, community based participatory research
Tel: 1-508-793-7642
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Visiting Faculty

Nigel Brissett, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, International Development, Community and Environment Department
Educational policy and leadership; globalization and education; higher educational access and equity; critical policy analysis; postcolonial studies; critical theory; public policy
Tel: 1-508-793-7691
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